Autry National Center

Libraries and Archives of the Autry

  • Photograph of Cayuse women on horseback, circa 1940s - 1950s, handwritten caption on verso: AFTER SCHOOL WORKOUT IN WHITE SWAN STOCKYARDS, Autry National Center; P.2618

  • Ledger book drawing by Howling Wolf, CHASING THE BUFFALO from SCENES FROM INDIAN LIFE, 1877, Autry National Center; 4100.G.2.29

  • Watercolor by Eva Scott Fenyes, THE MISSION OF SAN GABRIEL ARCANGEL, circa 1900, Autry National Center; FEN.14

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.

Find out more about our research resources when you search our library catalog and our digital database, Collections Online. Please contact the Libraries and Archives for “Researcher Access” to view additional records This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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.

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Autry Library
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

4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462 Phone: 323.667.2000

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