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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: NC4-J2  
Descriptive Title: Affidavit says these spurs...   Type: Newspaper Clipping
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 6 x 23"   Condition: fair
Text: page 3 Southwest Daily Times Liberal, KS. Friday June 26, 1964. [headline] Affidavit says these spurs held by the present owner belonged to Billy the Kid at one time."
Misc Info: Was with a negative and letter.
Subject: Billy the Kid spurs
Mrs. Loyd Curtis (Erma Lee)
J.A. Marrs
Camp Supply, Oklahoma
Hugoton, Kansas
Shattuck, Oklahoma
Lon Chambers Wanda Conover
Tascosa, Texas L.S. Outfit
LX herd
Paul V. Marrs Hayden, Colorado
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CallNo: P300-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Harry Chrisman standing in a home   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 3/16   Condition: very good
Text: [no text on front or back]
Misc Info: Harry Chrisman stands in a home, posing for a picture. He is wearing a button-up shirt, jacket and slacks. There is a dog, possibly Tuck, possibly a blue healer, in front of him on the floor. There are curtains on the windows, and several pictures on the walls behind Harry. There is a small table against the wall behind Harry.
Subject: Harry Chrisman
home
residence
curtains
pictures
table
dog
Tuck
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Other: Although no text indicates the picture is of Harry Chrisman, it looks like him.    

CallNo: P367-F2a4  
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Descriptive Title: Chrisman's and Smith family   Type: Print
Date of Origin: October 1970   Provenance:
Size: 3 3/8 x 3 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] OCT 70 [back] Here we all are together.
Misc Info: Photo is in color. Photo has tape on front top and bottom. Photo is of 4 adults, 3 children, and a dog. People are sitting on a stone or rock thing. The same stone or rock is a wall behind them. The dog is standing in front of the people. There is a mountain in the right background. Photo has tape on top and bottom front.
Subject: Family
Harry Chrisman and Catherine Chrisman
Marie Smith
Hector Smith
Antonio Smith
Joe Smith and Debbie Smith
Pikes Peak
Tuck
Dog
Scrapbook
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Other: Plastic sleeve has a notation 71 p.0 B    

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
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P537-
P538-
P539-
Other: Photo has tape on top and bottom front.    

CallNo: PC41-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: General Robert E. Lee   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5   Condition: 
Text: Postcard is in two pieces. Front piece has picture of General Robert E. Lee. [back] Frame No. Copied Fairfield Foto Film Date. 40 Jun 26 1970. Back piece has a description of Lee, Tucks Postcard, Austin Tex Jan 10-08 JGB (in cursive) [to] Col. C.W. Richardson Broken Bow. Nrbr. [back] Frame No FN-43 copied Fairfield Foto Film date 7-3-70
Misc Info: Has 1 cent stamp and postmark from Broken Bow Neb Jan _ 7 AM 1908
Subject: Robert E. Lee
Raphael Tuck
Post card
Col. C.W. Richardson
Broken Bow, Nebraska
Austin, Texas
January 10, 1908
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