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Finding aid to the Eve Ganson manuscript pages and drawings MS.643
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item 1, Box 1

Donation letter 1961 July 5

item 2, Box 1

Caught and Branded by Eve Ganson

Scope and contents

Unpublished oversized pen and color drawing of woman with desert animals.
item 3

Desert Mavericks: Caught and Branded page illustration

Scope and contents

Unpublished pen and color drawing of woman with desert animals and title of book.
item 4

Desert Mavericks by Eve Ganson

Scope and contents

Unpublished pen and ink drawing of woman with cougar.
item 5

Title Page

Scope and contents

Typed Title "Desert Mavericks: Caught and Branded by Eve Ganson or Who's Who on The Arizona Desert". Illustrated ink borders of snakes and lizards. Author's notations in ink. Stamped on back by American Engraving and Electrotype, Los Angeles, California.
item 6

Dedication to J.A. Munk

Scope and contents

Typed dedication to J. A. Munk and Munk Library of Arizoniana.
item 7

Forward by W.T. Hornaday

Scope and contents

Typed Forward by William Temple Hornaday (zoologist).
item 8

Illustration A. Lizard

item 9

Illustration B. Antelope

item 10

Illustration C. Prairie Dog

item 11

Illustration D. Child

item 12

Illustration E. Cougar

item 13

Illustration F. Young Woodpeckers: "Fraid-Cat! Fraid-Cat!"

Scope and contents

Pen drawing of bird in cactus with meowing cat.
item 14

Turkey Buzzard

item 15

Banded Gecko

item 16


item 17

Prairie Dog

item 18

Kangaroo Rat

item 19


item 20

Pronghorn Antelope

item 21

Gila Monster

item 22

Desert Tortoise

item 23

Gridiron-Tailed Lizard

item 24


item 25

Road Runner

item 26

Horned Toad

item 27


item 28

Mexican Hairless Dog

item 29


item 30

Antelope Chipmunk

item 31


item 32

Spotted Skunk

item 33

Elf Owl

item 34

Swift lizard

item 35

Black-tailed Jack

item 36

Gambel's Quail

item 37

Black Tarantula

item 38


item 39

Tarantula Hawk

item 40

Calling Hare

item 41

Lobo Wolf

item 42

Mule Deer

item 43

Spade-Foot Toad

item 44

Burrowing Owl

Scope and contents

Pen drawing and poem of Burrowing Owl and young chicks.
item 45

Gila Woodpecker

item 46

Desert Fox

Scope and contents

Pen drawing and poem of Desert Fox chased by dogs and a man on a horse.
item 47

Praying Mantis

item 48


item 49

Desert Bighorn

item 50


Scope and contents

Illustration depicts a man on Burro about to fall off a cliff.
item 51

Arizona Green Jay

item 52

Catus Wren

item 53

Trap-Door Spider

item 54

Antelope Jack

item 55

Pack Rat

item 56

Desert Bear

item 57


Scope and contents

Pen drawing also includes images of dogs stung with quills.
item 58


item 59

Mearns' Quail

item 60


Scope and contents

Pen drawing and poem of Armadillo looking at fashion advertising.
item 61

Pocket Gopher

item 62


item 63


item 64

Black Widow

item 65

Ring-Tailed Cat

Scope and contents

Author notes the animal is also called a Cacomixtle, Bassaris or Raccoon Fox.
item 66

Kaibab Deer

item 67

Vanishing Longhorn

item 68

Pallid Bat

item 69

Frontispiece: "The Cowboy Takes Forty Winks"

item 70

Who's Who

Scope and contents

Three page typed list of "Who's Who" table of contents or index for "Desert Mavericks". Animals are arranged by personality ascribed by artist.