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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.  
CallNo: E7-F2f1  
Descriptive Title: 27 cowboy photos   Type: Envelope
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 6 x 9   Condition: fair
Text: 27 cowboy photos - Many Day photos; courtesy Mrs. James C. Banker 420 E. Texas Hobbs, New Mex 88240 (Her copies returned and clippings 5-13-66) (Others with Jim Herron illus. material)
Misc Info: At this time (12-17-03) No photos were in envelope.
Subject: cowboys
Day photos
James C. Banker
Hobbs, New Mexico
Jim Herron
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CallNo: L12-E1a3  
Descriptive Title: Dear Mr. Chrisman: Hobbs N.M. 1-28-66   Type: Letter
Date of Origin: 4-28-66   Provenance:
Size: 6 x 8"   Condition: 
Text: Returned 27 photos + her clippings 5-13-66 Hobbs N.M. 4-28-66 Dear Mr. Chrisman: I am sending you some of my pictures ... [copy of letter attached]
Misc Info: Was in a manila envelope. This letter has 2 pages.
Subject: pictures
Jim Herron
Mr. Steel
Milt Hinkle
Mrs. James C. Banker
hanging trees Kiowa graves Hobbs, New Mexico
R.W. Day Coin, Oklahoma George Whitaker
  Related to:  E7-F2f1

CallNo: P318-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Portrait of Alec Foltz   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1880-1895   Provenance:
Size: 5 1/16 x 7   Condition: good
Text: [front] photo has red lines around man [back] Alex Foltz Return to [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [note taped to back of photo] Alec Foltz Foltz was the foreman and wagon boss on the roundups in the mid Eighties for the Crooked L Ranch on Crooked Creek. He was a Texas man by birth and rubbed stirrups on the roundups with Jim Herron when a very young man. Photo courtesy Mrs. John King, xxxxxxxxx daughter. [photo courtesy Mrs. John King, xxxxxxxxx daughter is underlined]
Misc Info: Photo is of a man. He is in a suit and tie. Can see him from ribs up.
Subject: Alec Foltz
early settler
Alex Foltz
Jim Herron
Crooked L Ranch
Crooked Creek
Mrs. John King
  Related to:  P312-A2b11
Other: Photo has tape on top back.    

CallNo: P426-F2a  
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Descriptive Title: Old Adobe Hotel at Courtland   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1912   Provenance:
Size: 5 7/8 x 7 15/16   Condition: poor
Text: [front] [people have numbers circled on them 1-12] [back] Interior of Hotel at Courtland (Ballroom Upstairs) [?] Mattingly 5 [5 is circled] Sam Berry John Spikes Nillie Clifford Mr. Miller 2 [2 is circled] Sam Herron Mrs. Miller 1 [1 is circled] Papa (Jim Herron) [cigt Rose] [Mrs. Jeffers] Dick [Jeffers] Tom Cowan 3 [3 is circled] Rita Herron 4 [4 is circled] Eula (King) (Walker) 1 [1 is circled] Tomerlin 6 [6 is circled] 7 [7 is circled] } [6 and 7 have a brace] Miller sisters (Ran Photo gallery) 8 [8 is circled] John Spikes 9 [9 is circled] Tillie [or Nillie] Clifford 10 [10 is circled] 11 [11 is circled] } [10 and 11 have a brace] Mr. + Mrs. Griffin 12 [12 is circled] Tommy Cowan 13 [13 is circled] Al Mattingly [Note] PHOTO SHOWS INTERIOR OF OLD ADOBE HOTEL AT COURTLAND, ARIZONA (Ballroom Upstairs ABOUT 1912-13 Shown (by numbers): 1. Jim Herron, noted Arizona and International cattle man; Herron built and owned the old hotel; 2. Thomas Darrel (Sam) Herron, son of Jim; 3. Rita (Herron) McGrew, daughter of Jim; 4. Eula (King) Walker Tomerlin; 5. Sam Berry; 6-7 the Miller sisters (who ran a photo gallery in Courtland); 8. John Spikes; 9. Nellie Clifford; 10-11. Mr. and Mrs. Griffin; 12. Tommy Cowan; 13. Al Mattingly;
Misc Info: Photo is of 3 rows of people all facing the camera. They are in a room. There is a dresser on the left side. There are 27 people in group.
Subject: People
Jim Herron
Courtland Arizona
Old Adobe Hotel Ballroom
Herron family
  Related to:  P422-
Other: Jim Herron Family