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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: P178-5a  
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Descriptive Title: Merchant Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/16 x 7   Condition: very good
Text: [back] 4 x 4 1/2 Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [note] A No Man's Land Ranch in 1887 The Merchant Ranch, 22 miles south of Liberal, Kansas. Mrs. Henry Merchant is in the buggy, her husband sits his horse beside the rig. Henry Merchant later operated a livery stable in Liberal in a building that was constructed by Charles Hancock. Photo from author's collection. [Photo from author's collection. is underlined]
Misc Info: Picture is of a ranch. Has a building with cows and horses in front of it. There is a buggy with a woman in it and 2 men on horseback. Looks like picture was torn or cut on bottom right corner. Then it looks like the original picture was placed on some kind of wood to take this picture.
Subject: Merchant Ranch
Liberal, Kansas
Mrs. Henry Merchant
Henry Merchant
No Man's Land Ranch
livery stable
Charles Hancock
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Other: Photo has tape on top back.    

CallNo: P317-A5a  
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Descriptive Title: Merchant Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1893   Provenance:
Size: 5 1/16 x 7   Condition: excellent
Text: [back of photo] Merchant Ranch 23 Mi[les] So[uth] Liberal 1893
Misc Info: Photo is of a herd of cattle with loose horses. There is a woman in a buggy with a horse attached to it. There is a man on a horse directly behind the buggy. There is another man on a horse standing behind the buggy in the background. There is a building in the far right background. There is a wagon amongst the cattle in the left background. There is a windmill in the middle background. There is a line of brush or trees in the far background. There is a tall solid wooden fence or gate in the left foreground.
Subject: Merchant Ranch
Horse drawn buggy
Horse and rider
  Related to:  P312
Other: Photo looks like a photo of a picture. There is wood showing in the bottom right corner. Like the photo was placed on it to take a picture of a picture.