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Ross Santee papers, 1926-1977

AZ 423

Collection Summary

Creator: Santee, Ross, 1889-1965
Collection Name:Ross Santee papers,
Inclusive Dates: 1926-1977
Physical Description:.4 ft.
Abstract:Correspondence with Ray Carlson, editor of Arizona Highways, biographical material, reviews and criticisms, publisher's catalogs and magazine articles which he authored or illustrated.
Collection Number:AZ 423
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733

Biographical Note

Arizona author, artist and cowboy.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Ray Carlson, editor of Arizona Highways, biographical material, reviews and criticisms, publisher's catalogs and magazine articles which he authored or illustrated.





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Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Carlson, Raymond, 1906-1983
Santee, Ross, 1889-1965

Genre Form(s)

Administrative Information

Credit Line

Ross Santee papers(AZ 423). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Container List

11 Correspondence. Includes dated and undated letters to Raymond Carlson (R.C. or Ray). Some letters illustrated - pen and ink or water color. , 1948-1955
12 Biographical materials about Ross Santee appearing in booksellers catalogs, biographical dictionaries and articles apearing in magazines and newspapers. , 1938-1973
13 Reviews, critiques and checklists of Santee's books. , 1935-1975
14 Bookseller's and publisher's catalogs selling books by Santee. Also include dust jackets advertising two of his books and an Arizona Highways Christmas greeting which he illustrated. , 1971-1977
15 Magazine articles by Ross Santee. , 1928-1971
16 Magazine articles illustrated by Ross Santee and exhibition catalogs which include his art works. , 1926-1975
17 Letter addressed "Dear San," dated Monday Jan. 9 (handwritten in ink on white writing paper memo size).
Retells of the signing and illustrating of a book by Ross (presumably the copy of Dog Days included in the gift) and how to contact Ross through his publisher.
17 Letter addressed "Dear Cousin Mary," from Ross (handwritten in ink on white writing paper letter size, illustrated).
Ross is happy to hear of Mary and her family, recognizing them as part of the greater Santee clan.
17 Letter addressed "Dear San," dated 22 March 1948, from Mom (typed on white writing paper letter size, with felt tip pen corrections) with abbreviated family tree diagrammed with notes, in lt. blue ink on card stock. , March 22, 1948
Letter includes account of mother's investigations into Santee family geneology and assorted family news.
17 Letter in envelope addressed to "Jim and Mary Harris," from Nancy and Gordon Graham, dated 5 January 1995 (typed on copy paper). , January 5, 1995
In reply to an earlier question, the Grahams suggest contacting the UA for information on what to do with Ross Santee manuscripts and sketches.
17 Envelope addressed to "Miss Mary C. Santee," from Ross Santee postmarked 8 March 1948, containing a letter from Ross to Mary dated 6 March 1948 (typed white letter paper) and notes by Mary for letters to Ross (handwritten in pencil on green college ruled three ring binder paper). , March 6-8, 1948
Letter from Ross relates some of his family history. Mary's notes are for a letter to Ross preceding the above, and a letter thanking him for the above.
17 Envelope addressed to "Mary Santee," from Mrs. Ross Santee postmarked 11 January 1949, containing a letter from Eve Santee (typed on letter paper) and a color illustrated letter from Ross (hanwritten in ink on letter paper). , January 11, 1949
Both letters invite Mary to visit and a promise to visit.
17 Envelope addressed to "Mary C. Santee," from E. Santee post marked 4 January 1950, containing a letter from Eve (typed on letter paper). , January 4, 1950
Eve thanks Mary for a letter and tells of Christmas events.
17 Red and gold Christmas card to "Mary," from Dad.