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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: P299-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Solomon Butcher standing at table   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [back] [sticker on back] LB50425 Return to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [note] S.D. Butcher. Photo taken at the time he had sold his collection to Nebraska State Histocial Society for $600. He was identifying and cataloging his pix. - photo courtesy Lynn Butcher, Capt. U.S.A. (Ret.) These three pix show S.D. Butcher at Nebraska State Hist. Soc., cataloging and identifying his glass plate photos at time of sale. ---- Courtesy Harry E. Chrisman Collections (collections misspelled and then written over correctly) --- Denver. Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 Return all Pix not purchased and used HEC
Misc Info: Man standing in front of bookcase and behind a long table covered with piles of pictures in folders.
Subject: S. D. Butcher
Nebraska State Historical Society
Lynn Butcher, Capt. U.S.A. (ret)
pictures
collection
glass plate photos
Solomon Devore Butcher
  Related to:  P75
P550
P551
Other:    

CallNo: P535-F2a1  
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Descriptive Title: Harry Chrisman and Lynn Butcher   Type: Print
Date of Origin: September 1967   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 3 1/2   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] SEP 67 [back] Harry E. Chrisman (left) and Lynn Butcher Scottsbluff, Neb. August 1967. Mr. Butcher holds his fathers Butcher's History of Custer County Nebraska [Butcher's History of Custer County Nebraska is underlined] - Revised edition. Dog is "Tuck" ; A KODAK PAPER
Misc Info: Photo is of two elderly men. They have their arms across their shoulders and back. One man is holding a book. They both have hats on. They are standing in front of steps that lead up to a house. There is a black dog with white markings standing in front of the men. The dog has a leash on.
Subject: Harry Chrisman
Lynn Butcher
dog
house
Tuck
Scottsbluff, Nebraska
  Related to:  P536-
P537-
P538-
P539-
Other: Photo has tape on top and bottom front.    

CallNo: P550-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Solomon Butcher   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 x 10   Condition: excellent
Text: [Back] LB50425 Return to HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. DENVER, COLO. 80215 [note] S.D. Butcher. Photo taken at the time he had sold his collection to Nebraska State Historical Society for $600. He was identifying and cataloging his pix. --Photo Courtesy Lynn Butcher, Capt. U.S.A. (Ret.) [all underlined in note] These three pix show S.D. Butcher at Nebraska State Hist. Soc., cata-loging and identifying his glass plate photos at time of sale. Harry E. Chrisman Collections---Denver. HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. DENVER, COLO. 80215 [stamp] Return all Pix not purchased + used HEC
Misc Info: Photo is of S.D. Butcher standing at table holding pictures in his hand and looking at camera. There are things on the table in front of him. There are framed photos on the table and behind him. There are two bookcases in the right and left background. There are double doors behind the frames on table.
Subject: S.D. Butcher
Solomon Devore Butcher
Pictures
Collection
Nebraska State Historical Society
Glass plate photographs
Lynn Butcher
  Related to:  P75
P299
P551
Other: Photo has a white sticker on the back with LB50425 written on it.    

CallNo: P551-F2b5  
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Descriptive Title: Butcher Family   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [back] LB50425 Return to HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 ; THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK [note] S.D. Butcher Family The family of Solomon Devore Butcher, famous "Sod House Photographer" of Custer County, Nebraska. [line seperating text] Left to right: S.D. Butcher; Lynn Butcher, son; Mrs. Lynn (Elma) Butcher; (top) + Will Rosso, husband of Madge H. Butcher (just below him) and sitting beside S.D. Butcher is his wife Lillie M. Butcher ---Photo Courtesy Lynn Butcher [line seperating text] This photo was taken before either S.D. Butcher or his son took 2nd wives. This is the original [original is underlined]family.
Misc Info: Family photo of Butcher family 3 men and 3 women.
Subject: Solomon Devore (S.D.) Butcher
Sod House photographer
Custer, Co. Nebraska
Lynn Butcher
Elma Butcher
Will Rosso
Madge H. Butcher
Lillie M. Butcher
  Related to:  P75
P299
P550
Other: Photo has tape on back top. Photo has a white sticker with LB50425 written on it. Note has tape on top front.    

CallNo: P75-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Solomon Butcher at table   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [back] LB50425 [LB50425 is on a white sticker] Return to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [note] S.D. Butcher. Photo taken at the time he had sold his collection to Nebraska State Historical Society for $600. He was identifying and cataloging his pix. -- Photo courtesy Lynn Butcher, Capt. U.S.A. (Ret.) These three pix show S.D. Butcher at Nebraska State Hist. Soc., cataloging and identifying his glass plate photos at time of sale. --- Courtesy Harry E. Chrisman Collections [collections spelled incorrectly, and then typed over correctly] --- Denver. Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 Return all Pix not purchased and used HEC
Misc Info: Man in a room sitting at huge table with piles of pictures in front of him. Mounted pictures upright to side and behind him.
Subject: S.D. Butcher
Nebraska State Historical Society
Lynn Butcher, Capt. U.S.A.
pictures
collection
glass plate photos
Solomon Devore Butcher
  Related to:  P299
P550
P551
Other: