The Cyrus S. Avery Collection, housed in Special Collections and Archives of the Oklahoma State University - Tulsa Library, consists of research material, including:

  • Biographical pieces written by or about Cyrus Avery;
  • Typed and handwritten talks, addresses, essays, and articles by Cyrus Avery;
  • Correspondence between Cyrus Avery and friends and family; local, state and national government officials and politicians; local, state, and national branches of government (particularly those relating to roads and highways);
  • Photographs of Cyrus Avery, colleagues, the Avery homestead and farm, various Oklahoma
    roads under construction, and the Spavinaw water project;
  • Press cuttings relating to roads and highways as well as a variety of other subjects;
  • 22 maps showing road and highway systems throughout the United States and Oklahoma.

Biography

Portraits

Chronology

Route 66 Collection: Entire Collection | Documents | Essays | Maps | Photographs | Speeches | Telegrams
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Finding Aids: The Cyrus Stevens Avery Archive | Personal Photographs | Route 66 Maps

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