Library and Archives of the Autry

Color photograph postcard of four bear cubs approaching a white car, 1964. Gift of Ms. Sandra Odor. Autry Museum; 2003.22.7.3

Library and Archives at the Autry

NOTICE: Library and Archives Temporary Closure 

The Library and Archives have been safely moved to Resources Center of the Autry, our new, state-of-the-art collections care, research, and educational facility in Burbank, however, the Library’s research services are not fully operational. We continue to prepare the collection for researcher access and anticipate being ready to schedule visiting researchers in 2022.

You may continue to contact us via e-mail at and follow us on Twitter @LA_autry. Sign-up for this e-mail list to receive updates about the opening of the Resources Center. We look forward to seeing you in our new home!

Library and Archives at the Autry hold unique, rare and significant primary and secondary resources focusing on the peoples and cultures of the American West.  The collections contain rare books, serials, maps, photographs, artwork, sound recordings, and manuscript 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 us for “Researcher Access” to view additional records.