Autry Museum of the American West

Overview

The Autry promotes research and educational activities, encourages the development of pathbreaking scholarship, and reaches a broad audience through programs and publications.

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    Libraries and Archives of the Autry

    The Libraries and Archives provide access to one of the nation’s most comprehensive book, archival, and artifact collections on Native American cultures and the history of the American West. Ask a Librarian/Archivist: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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    Programs and Public Events

    Enjoy a wide variety of lectures, workshops, symposia, plays, concerts, film series, artist demonstrations, and family festivals that augment our exhibitions.

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    Prizes

    The Autry offers the Maverick Prize, the Autry Public History Prize, and the Butcher Scholar Award.

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    Fellowships

    Autry research fellowships are awarded annually to support scholarly projects in all areas of the study of the peoples and cultures of the American West.

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    Collections

    The Autry’s vast collections include art, artifacts, archaeological materials, photographs, manuscript collections, maps, books, sound recordings, and ephemera. Library, archive and museum collections are available to researchers by appointment and application only. Learn more by searching our library catalog and digital database, Collections Online. For researcher-level access, e-mail  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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

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