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George W. Evans Papers Relating to Slash Ranch Hounds

Identifier: MSS-865-BC

Scope and Content

The collection consists primarily of chapter drafts for Slash Ranch Hounds, research notes, correspondence and photographs used in the book. Also included are magazine articles and newspaper clippings about George Evans and his hunting excursions.


  • 1930-1951


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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of CSWR material is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for compliance with all copyright, privacy, and libel laws. Permission is required for publication or distribution.

Biographical Information

George W. Evans was born in east central Texas and in 1919 moved with his family to the Slash Ranch at Beaverhead, New Mexico in Catron County near Magdalena. "Dub" as he was called was a cattle rancher, hunting guide, President of the New Mexico Cattle Growers Association, and was a member of the New Mexico State Senate, fourteenth district, Socorro and Catron Counties. At his ranch, Evans conducted several commercial mountain lion hunts attended by many statesmen and celebrities. He was also known for raising hound dogs.


1 box (.45 cu. ft.)


This collection contains manuscript materials of George W. Evans, a rancher and hunter in Catron County, New Mexico in the early 1900's. The materials relate to the publication of his book, Slash Ranch Hounds.
Finding Aid of the George W. Evans Papers Relating to Slash Ranch Hounds, 1930-1951
Samuel Sisneros
© 2010
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Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131