Libraries and Archives of the Autry
The Libraries and Archives of the Autry hold unique, rare and significant primary and secondary resources focusing on the peoples and cultures of the American West. Our two library collections, the Braun Research Library and Autry Library, contain rare books, serials, maps, photographs, artwork, sound recordings, and manuscript collections. The Libraries and Archives also provide research access to the Autry’s artifact collections. Each year, research fellowships are awarded to support scholarly projects.
Appointments for research are available select weekdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (holidays excluded). Please see the research rules and application for more details.
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462
323-667-2000 ext. 349
Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, Ca. 90065-5030
323-221-2164 ext. 256
Quarterly Behind-the-Scenes Tour
A tour of the Collections Conservation Project at the Autry's historic Southwest Museum Mt. Washington Campus is followed by a lecture by Josh Kun, Associate...
Saturday, Mar 8, 2014 1:00 pm
Remixing Lummis: The Politics of the Musical Archive
Join Josh Kun, Associate Professor, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism for a discussion.
Saturday, Mar 8, 2014 2:00 pm
Curator-Led Tour of Four Centuries of Pueblo Pottery
Kim Walters, Ahmanson Curator of Native American History and Culture, will lead a tour of Four Centuries of Pueblo Pottery. Featuring more than 100 pieces of rare...
Saturday, Mar 8, 2014 3:00 pm
Equality or Exceptionalism? Seeking Justice for Native Nations
Presented by Angela R. Riley, Professor of Law, and Director, American Indian Studies Center, UCLA.
Saturday, Mar 15, 2014 5:00 pm
Women of the West
It wasn't just men who ventured through the West; women could often ride and shoot with the best of them.