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  Harry E. Chrisman, former Liberal author and historian, donated a large collection of his writings, photographs, and other items to Liberal Memorial Library for the purpose of research. This database searches the contents of the Chrisman Collection.  
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CallNo: N177-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Looking out the window of the Irvin Green home on the Palo Duro   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 4 7/8   Condition: very good
Text: [from back of original photo] H.E.C. in photo/ Old Green home - stone house - on Palo Duro, Okla Panhandle [two address stamps] Harry E. Chrisman/ Lane D, Apt. 74/ Bluebonnet Courts/ Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: A small window in a room in a house. The view is looking out the window, while the rest of the room inside is dark. Can see the plains or prairie out the window. According to the envelopes the negatives were found in, the window is in the Irvin Green home on the Palo Duro.
Subject: Irvin Green home
Palo Duro
vacant home
stone home
prairie
plains
window
Oklahoma Panhandle
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P540
P541
Other: Negatives N176 and N177 are on the same film strip.    

CallNo: O1- (O=Other)  
Descriptive Title: Drawings by Bonnie Farmer Tyrone, Oklahoma   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1950-55   Provenance:
Size: 24" x 36"   Condition: excellent
Text: Drawings by Bonnie Farmer Tyrone, Okla. Circa 1950-55
Misc Info: 6 sketches shaped like Kansas with various scenes inside. Trees, buffalo, indian, pioneers, sunflowers
Subject: Kansas Prairie
indians
buffalo, bison
trees
pioneer
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CallNo: P213-H1d1  
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Descriptive Title: Chrisman sitting on a fallen tree   Type: Print
Date of Origin: June 30, 1962   Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 2 3/4   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film [back] June 30, 1962; Harry E. Chrisman at Harwood Ranch; + 4 1/2; July 2 (crossed out); June 30, 1962 [note 1] Order form from Johnson Publishing Co. 839 Pearl Street P.O. Box 990 Boulder, Colorado. #4240. [note 2] 14 ems; site of old Harwood Ranch; The author is shown near the spring at the old Harwood Ranch, one of the first in Seward County. The location was known as Harwoodville, and the county's first news-paper was published there, "The Prairie Owl." The Harwoodville post office was established there on July 27, 1885, the office moving to Fargo Springs and taking on the name of that village on December 22, 1885. W.I. Harwood, Dodge City cattleman "with range west of the Adobe Walls Trail," was the principal. His brand was a Circle Cross L connected. (Photo [underlined] by xxxxxxx courtesy the author [by xxxx crossed out; courtesy the author underlined and crossed out]. From Harry E. Chrisman June 30, 1962 Make cut about 1/2 page wide across page. [back] "They killed Jed Smith"
Misc Info: There is a photocopy of this photo with the same number. Photo has tape mark on bottom back.
Subject: Harwood Ranch
Spring
Seward County
Harwoodville
A Prairie Owl newspaper
Harwoodville post office
July 27, 1885 December 22, 1885
Fargo Springs
W.I. Harwood
Dodge City cattleman
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