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					Route 66 & New Mexico
Center for Southwest Research
University of New Mexico University Libraries
U.S. Highway 66--“Route 66”--stretched from Chicago to Los Angeles, winding through many towns
and cities along the way, including Albuquerque. This is a guide to select resources about the historic
Route 66 at the UNM Center for Southwest Research. Check the library’s online catalog, LIBROS, for
locations and for more complete book and serial holdings. Ask in the CSWR Anderson Room for
finding aids to non-book collections and for additional assistance.

SUBJECT HEADINGS TO USE IN LIBROS
United States Highway 66 -- (sub-headings include “guidebooks,” “history,” etc.)

WEB SITES
New Mexico Route 66 Association: http://www.rt66nm.org/
National Historic Route 66 Federation: http://www.national66.com/

SECONDARY SOURCES
New Mexico Books
Baca, Elmo. New Mexico Roads Through Time. Santa Fe: NM Historic Preservation Division, 2001.
Bernard, Jane. American Route 66: Home on the Road. Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico Press,2003.
Cassity, Michael. Route 66 Corridor National Historical Context Survey. Santa Fe: National Park
        Service Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program, 2007. (Available through the GPO.)
Central Avenue Study, Albuquerque New Mexico. [Albuquerque: Albuquerque Planning Dept] 1984.
City of Albuquerque, Planning Department. Albuquerque, New Mexico’s Historic Route 66: Tour
        Guide & Map. Albuquerque: City of Albuquerque, 1993.
Dunaway, David. Across the Tracks: A Route 66 Story. Albuquerque: D.K. Dunaway, 2001.
Dunaway, David. Route 66 Oral History: A Manual. Santa Fe: National Park Service, Route 66
        Corridor Preservation Program, 2007. (Available through the GPO.)
Historic Route 66: A Handbook for New Mexico Communities. [Santa Fe]: NM MainStreet [2000?].
Kammer, David. The Historic and Architectural Resources of Route 66 Through New Mexico. Santa
        Fe: New Mexico Historic Preservation Division, 1992.
Knowles, Gerald M. Route 66 Chronicles. Vol. 1, “Shadows of the Past Over Route 66, Arizona—
        New Mexico.” Marilyn von Qualen, ed. Winfield, Kan: Central Plains Book Mfg, 2002.
Krim, Arthur J. Route 66: Iconography of the American Highway. Denis Wood, ed. Santa Fe: Center
        for American Places, 2005.
Noe, Sally. Greetings from Gallup: Six Decades of Route 66. Gallup: Gallup Downtown
        Development Group, 1991.
Rittenhouse, Jack. Guide Book to Highway 66. Albuquerque: UNM Press, 1989.
Schneider, Jill. Route 66 Across New Mexico: A Wanderer’s Guide. Albuquerque: UNM Press, 1991.
Steiner, Jerry. Bridge Across the Rio Grande. Salt Lake City, UT: J. Steier, 1992.
Suttle, Howard. Behind the Wheel: On Route 66. Raton: Data Plus, 1996.
Usner, Donald J. New Mexico Route 66 on Tour: Legendary Architecture from Glenrio to Gallup.
        Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico Press & New Mexico Historic Preservation Division, 2001.
West Route 66 Sector Development Plan. Albuquerque: City of Albuquerque, Planning Dept., [1988].
Zickefoose, Paul W. Economic Survey of Tourist-Related Business Along Highway 66 in New
       Mexico, 1956-1963. New Mexico State Highway Dept. Planning Division. [University Park:
       New Mexico State University, 1963.]

There are also many federal government documents on the Route 66 Corridor, including studies to preserve
       and commemorate Route 66. See LIBROS: subject= “United States Highway 66.”

CD-ROM’s
New Mexico: Centuries Along Scenic Byways. Santa Fe: NM Department of Tourism, 2000.
State of New Mexico, Economic Development Department. Roadtrip: New Mexico’s Route 66. Santa
        Fe: The Dept., 1999.

Videos
Historic Route 66, 1927-1936: Pre-1937 Alignment Through Valencia County, NM. Village of Los
        Lunas. Ruidoso, NM: Trident/OTI Video, 2000.
Route 66 in New Mexico: Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of America’s Main Street! Albuquerque:
        KNME-TV, 2001.
Route 66: The Neon Road. Albuquerque: KNME-TV, 2004.

Periodicals
New Mexico Route 66 Association Newsletter, 1989-present.

Periodical Databases/Indexes. See http://elibrary.unm.edu/, “Research Databases & Indexes”:
America: History & Life. Subject: “Highway 66, U.S.” Scholarly articles, dissertations.
Academic Search Premier. Search: “Route 66.” Popular and scholarly articles.

Vertical files
“Route 66.” Multiple files include brochures, clippings, and maps.

ARCHIVAL RESOURCES
Albuquerque and New Mexico Pamphlet Collection, 1880-1961. MSS 112 BC. Tourist ephemera.
New Mexico Endowment for the Humanities Records. MSS 651 BC. Gallup, series of exhibits, 1990.
New Mexico Route 66 Association Records, 1950-1991 (bulk 1989-1991). MSS 601 BC. Archival
       records of the association, plus newsclippings, articles and brochures.
Postcard Collection. PICT 995-027. Includes NM Route 66 postcards.
Route 66 Photograph Collection. PICT 986-012. Photographic study by William J. Lucas taken along
       Route 66 in New Mexico and Arizona, 1967-1986.
Student Papers on Historic Preservation in New Mexico, 1987-1997. MSS 754 BC. Papers of
       Professor Chris Wilson’s students include a folder on Albuquerque Route 66 historic motels.
Ward Hicks Advertising Printing Samples, 1993-1972. MSS 411 BC. Route 66 tourism.

OTHER RESOURCES
UNM Centennial Science & Engineering Library: Maps & Geographic Information Center (MAGIC).
This department contains the largest and most varied collection of maps and other geographic
information materials in the state. See <http://elibrary.unm.edu/subjects/maps.php> or call 277-5738.
_______________________
CSWR 3/07 Ann Massmann

CSWR (505) 277-6451                cswrref@unm.edu                   www.unm.edu/cswr

				
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