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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: C10-F2a1  
Descriptive Title: Label from picture of Tom Horn's Jury   Type: Comments
Date of Origin: 1880-1900   Provenance:
Size: 5 x 3"   Condition: good
Text: A rare photo of the jury that convicted Tom Horn of the murder of Willie Nickell and brought about Horn's execution by hanging. (Photo courtesy of of the late Tom Babbitt, member of the jury, third from left, front row, through his son, Willis R. Babbitt.)
Misc Info: Typed comment card from back of photograph P221.
Subject: Tom Babbitt
Tom Horn
Jury
Cheyenne, Wyoming
  Related to:  P221-F2a1
P220-F2f1
P218-F2b1
P219-F2i
Other:    

CallNo: N84-F2b1  
Descriptive Title: Negative of Tom Babbitt's Family   Type: Negative
Date of Origin: 1880-1900   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 2 7/16"   Condition: excellent
Text: left to right, Salema Myers, Mary Preston, Roy, Mama, Willis and myself.
Misc Info: Picture of Tom Babbitt and his family at their home near Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Subject: Tom Babbitt
Salema Myers
Roy Babbitt
Willis Babbitt
Mary Preston
Mrs. Babbitt
windmill water tank house
  Related to:  P218-F2b1
N85-F2i
N86-F2f1
N87-F2a1
Other:    

CallNo: N86-F2f1  
Descriptive Title: Tom Babbitt with livestock and sons in a corral   Type: Negative
Date of Origin: 1880-1900   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 2 7/16"   Condition: excellent
Text: TY FILM
Misc Info: Negative for P220-F2f1 Negative is of Tom Babbitt and sons. Sons are on one horse. Tom is standing by a horse. There are two dogs and 3 cows. There is a fence and gate in background.
Subject: Tom Babbitt
boys
horses
dogs
cattle
corral
gun
rifle
  Related to:  P220-F2f1
N84-F2b1
N85-F2i
N87-F2a1
Other:    

CallNo: N87-F2a1  
Descriptive Title: The Tom Horn Jury - Cheyenne, Wyoming   Type: Negative
Date of Origin: 1880-1900   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 2 7/16"   Condition: excellent
Text: 
Misc Info: This is the negative to photo P221-F2a1 Negative is of men standingin rows. There are 13 men dressed in suits. There is a wall with windows behind them.
Subject: men
Tom Babbitt
jury
  Related to:  P221-F2a1
N84-F2b1
N85-F2i
N86-F2f1
Other:    

CallNo: P218-F2b1  
Descriptive Title: Mr. Babbitts and family   Type: Print
Date of Origin: late 1800s or early 1900s   Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7 1/8"   Condition: good
Text: left to right: Salema Myers; Mary Preston Roy Mama Willis and myself [bottom of photo] Mr. Babbits + Family
Misc Info: Picture of a family or homestead, windmill, water tank and house in background. Family in foreground.
Subject: Family and Homestead of Tom Babbitt
Salema Myers
Roy
Willis
Mary Preston
Mama
Tom Babbitt
  Related to:  N84-F2b1
P220-F2f1
P221-F2a1
P219-F2i (possibly his children)
Other: There are 2 copies of this photo.    

CallNo: P220-F2f1  
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Descriptive Title: Tom Babbitt with livestock and sons in a corral   Type: Print
Date of Origin: c. 1880-1900   Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7 1/16   Condition: good
Text: Mr. Babbitts
Misc Info: Picture is of Tom Babbitt and sons. Sons are on one horse. Tom is standing by a horse. There are two dogs and 3 cows. There is a fence and gate in background.
Subject: Tom Babbitt
sons
boys
horses
dogs
cattle
corral
gun
rifle
  Related to:  P218-F2b1
P219-F2
P221-F2a1
N86
Other: There are 2 copies of this photo.    

CallNo: P221-F2a1  
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Descriptive Title: The Tom Horn Jury - Cheyenne, Wyoming   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1880-1900   Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7   Condition: good
Text: [front top] The Tom Horn Jury - Cheyenne, Wyo. [front bottom] Tom Babbitt red marks 4 5/8 [back]P2/69 TW mail(mail crossed out) 1st row No. 3 - Tom Babbitt No. 4 Homer Payne No. 5 Howard Thomas [underlined] Back row - No. 5 - Frank Sihan No. 7 Bailiff Please return photo to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 Return to: Harry Chrisman R77 1/2 (20-03B [crossed out]) A - 43 15-1 25B
Misc Info: copy 1
Subject: men
Tom Babbitt
jury
Tom Horn
  Related to:  P218-F2b1
P219-F2i
P220-F2f1
C10-F2a1
Other: Comment note C10: A rare photo of the jury that convicted Tom Horn of the murder of Willie Nickell and brought about Horn's execution by hanging. (Photo courtesy of of the late Tom Babbitt, member of the jury, third from left, front row, through his son, Willis R. Babbitt.) C10 was taped to copy 1 of P221    

CallNo: P221-F2a1C2  
Descriptive Title: The Tom Horn Jury - Cheyenne, Wyoming   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1880-1900   Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7"   Condition: good
Text: [front] x Tom Babbitt [back] The jury that convicted Tom Horn at Cheyenne, Wyo. Mr. Babbitt's who had the photo marked.
Misc Info: This is copy 2 of the same photograph.
Subject: men
Tom Babbitt
jury
Tom Horn
  Related to:  P218-F2b1
P219-F2i
P220-F2f1
C10-F2a1
N87
Other: