The Woody Guthrie Center Archives are accessible to those interested in scholarly and independent research. Student groups are also welcome. The research room is open by appointment only, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. A research application must be submitted and approved by the archivist at least two weeks prior to expected visit. Exceptions will be made at the discretion of the archivist.
Archives staff retain the right to review notes, written or electronic, prior to researchers leaving the reading room. Archives staff will make copies of all notes taken by researchers during the research appointment. Copies of notes will be kept on file with researcher records for reference purposes. Archives staff retain the right to prohibit researchers’ notes from leaving the reading room.
For research requests, please fill out the form below following a review of the research policy. If you have any questions about the policy, please include here.