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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: E9-  
Descriptive Title: Envelope to Harry Chrisman   Type: Envelope
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 6" x 8.25"   Condition: excellent
Text: Marion Eldridge, Sr. Old rock house on Hardesty Ranch "No Mans Land" Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver Colo. 80215. Make 2 5x7" copies of each. Bill me as usual. Do not bend
Misc Info: Market basket Photo co. Third class mail on envelope. Can't read part because of the writing.
Subject: No Man's Land
Marion Eldridge, Sr.
Old Rock House on Hardesty Ranch
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CallNo: N79-F1b  
Descriptive Title: Marion Eldridge, Sr.   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: 9 10 Kodak Safety Film Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: Man stands at right with one hand on horse's saddle; horse is at left with head looking forward.
Subject: Marion Eldridge Sr.
foreman
Hardesty Ranch
Oklahoma Panhandle
man
horse
saddle
cowboy hat coat
boots
Kodak Safety Film
  Related to:  P207-F1b
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CallNo: N80-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Old Rock House on Hardesy Ranch   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 9/16"   Condition: very good
Text: 11 Kodak Safety Film Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: House on plains; automobile beside house; windmill right behind house.
Subject: Old Rock House
Hardesty Ranch
Oklahoma Panhandle
Cimarron Meridian
plains
ranch
house
automobile trees
car windmill
Kodak Safety Film
  Related to:  P208-A2b11
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CallNo: P138-F2f1  
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Descriptive Title: Hardesty Quartercircle S Ranch Roundup Crew   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/16 x 7 3/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Pan Handle Oklahoma; MAN LAND; - 8 1/2 (arrow pointing right) (brand symbol) [back] Return to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215. [note] "I expect some of the Hungate's are in this photo." "The Hardesty Quartercircle S ranch roundup crew. Col. R.J. Hardesty and Ed Hardesty of Dodge City, Kansas, were the principals. The ranch operated, according to Marion W. Eldridge from whom this photo was obtained, from the late 1800s to 1897. His father Marion W. Eldridge, Sr., was foreman from 1892 to 1897. The sr Eldridge then acquired the ranch headquarters site, 160 acres, which his heirs still own (1966). In the photo above, to the right in long coat, man believed to be Col. Hardesty.
Misc Info: Picture of a large group of men with horses on the open range. Photo has brand symbol in bottom right.
Subject: Roundup
Hardesty Ranch
Col. R.J. Hardesty
Ed Hardesty
Dodge City, Kansas
Marion W. Eldrige
Hungates
Panhandle, Oklahoma
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Other: Photo has tape on top back.    

CallNo: P207-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Marion Eldridge, Sr.   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 7/8 x 7 1/8   Condition: good
Text: Marion Eldridge, Sr., Foreman on Hardesty Ranch Okla. Panhandle
Misc Info: Man stands at right with one hand on horse's saddle; horse is at left with head looking forward. Photo has tape on back middle.
Subject: Marion Eldridge Sr.
foreman
Hardesty Ranch
Oklahoma Panhandle
man
horse
saddle
cowboy hat
coat
boots
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CallNo: P208-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Old Rock House on Hardesy Ranch   Type: Print
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Size: 4 7/8 x 7 1/8   Condition: good
Text: Old Rock House on Hardesty Ranch Okla. Panhandle NW 1/4, Sec. 23, in Twp.[Turp.] 1, North of Range 19, East of Cimarron Meridian.
Misc Info: House on plains; automobile beside house; windmill right behind house. Photo has tape on top left back.
Subject: Old Rock House
Hardesty Ranch
Oklahoma Panhandle
Cimarron Meridian
plains
ranch
house
automobile
trees
car windmill
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CallNo: P23-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Marion Eldridge, Sr. with horse   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:personal collection
Size: 4 7/8 x 7 1/8   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Marion Eldridge, Sr. Oklahoma Panhandle Foreman of Hardesty Ranch (brand symbol drawn (S on it's side with s down) Return to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215
Misc Info: Eldridge standing next to horse with his hand on saddle. Picture is fuzzy.
Subject: Marion Eldridge
Oklahoma Panhandle
Hardesty Ranch
Brand
horses
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CallNo: P35-A5f  
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Descriptive Title: Old Rock House   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 15/16 x 7 1/8   Condition: very good
Text: [back] The Old Rock House 29 [on] Hardesty Ranch Okla Panhandle NW 1/4, Sec. 23, in TWP 1, North of Range 19, E. of Cimarron Meridian Return to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215
Misc Info: house with car in front, windmill to the left and tree to left of windmill.
Subject: Rock house
Hardesty Ranch
Oklahoma Panhandle
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