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Finding aid to the Eve Ganson manuscript pages and drawings MS.643
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  • Acquisition
  • Processing history
  • Preferred citation
  • Use
  • Access
  • Biographical note
  • Scope and contents
  • Arrangement

  • Title: Eve Ganson manuscript pages and drawings
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.643
    Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet (2 boxes)
    Date: before 1928, 1961
    Abstract: Eve Ganson was an artist, author, and poet who was a resident of Los Angeles, California circa 1930. This collections contains ink drawings and manuscript pages for Desert Mavericks: Caught and Branded illustrated and written by Eve Ganson and published in 1928.
    creator: Ganson, Eve

    Acquisition

    Bequest by Eve Ganson through her brother George Van Campen for the Munk Library of Arizoniana, 1961.

    Processing history

    Initial inventory created by Michelle Bourdin, 2011. Finding aid completed by Anna Liza Posas, 2013. Final processing of collection and publication of finding aid made possible by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

    Preferred citation

    Eve Ganson manuscript pages and drawings, 1928, 1961, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.643, [item title][date].

    Use

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Access

    Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.

    Biographical note

    Eve Ganson was an artist, author, and poet who was a resident of Los Angeles, California circa 1930. Articles she wrote about French fashion was published in Vogue magazine in 1914. She illustrated French Heels to Spurs, a book by Loraine Hornaday Fielding, published in 1930. Ganson also authored and illustrated the books, Horn, thorn, tooth and claw; who's who on the Arizona desert, rhymes and caricatures and Desert mavericks, caught and branded. Both books were published in 1928 and feature Ganson's humorous depictions of Arizona wildlife.

    Scope and contents

    This collections contains ink drawings and manuscript pages for Desert Mavericks: Caught and Branded, alternate title Who's Who on the Arizona Desert, drawn and written by Eve Ganson some time before the book publication date of 1928.
    Included are the sixty-two animals drawings, poems or "rhymes", frontispiece, title page, index, dedication page, and forward that appears in the published version of the book. In addition are three unpublished drawings and the letter of donation from Ganson's brother, George Van Campen, dated 1961 July 5.
    Most of the drawings are titled and signed by Ganson; include Ganson's editorial notes in the margin; and are stamped on the back by American Engraving and Electroype, Los Angeles, California.

    Arrangement

    Kept in the original order created by Eve Ganson.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Desert animals
    Desert Mavericks: Caught and Branded Horn, Thorn, Tooth and Claw: Who's Who on the Arizona Desert
    Ink drawings
    Manuscripts
    Poetry
    Southwest, New -- Humor