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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
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P550
P551
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CallNo: P305-B2a  
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Descriptive Title: Denver City Railway Company's horse-drawn street car   Type: Print
Date of Origin: ca. 1914   Provenance:Denver Public Library Western Collection
Size: 5 x 7 1/8   Condition: very good
Text: [on street car] Good Values in Shoes at Strauss; 17th St. 17th Ave. & Pearl St.; Colfax Avenue; Union Depot 125; Colfax Ave; 125. [on back of photo] If reproduced use credit line: Denver Public Library Western Collection Photo by; Denver City Railway Company's horse drawn street car about 1914; [address sticker] W. Thayer collection, Box 2175, Wenatchee, Wash. 98801 [was placed over writing]
Misc Info: Street car with two people in the front, one man holding the reins to a horse in front. One man on a white horse standing beside the horse pulling the car. There is a road or street with railroad tracks on it. There are trees and a fence in the background. The horses are blurry.
Subject: Denver City Railway Company
horse-drawn street car
W. Thayer collection
Denver Public Library Western Collection
Wenatchee, Washington
17th Street
17th Avenue
Pearl Street
Colfax Avenue
Union Depot
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Other: W. Thayer collection    

CallNo: P530-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: James Brennan   Type: Print
Date of Origin: March 1964   Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 5 1/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] MAR 1964 ; the e of day- d it d to ound d all orted and law o be Two the polls sdale ected bond were not [photo is of some kind of article there are words to the left of the photo] [back] 2 1/2 x 3 1/4" JAMES BRENNAN KILLER OF SAM WOOD JACK BEST COLLECTION ; HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 ; 787A [note] Copy F-2 ; James Brennan, the man who murdered Sam Wood. Brennan was never convicted for [for is crossed out] of the mur-der and lived out his life in Oklahoma. Photo courtesy Jack Best. [Photo courtesy Jack Best is underlined] HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [job form] Job #302760H Ref #20 .16/1.02 Page #144-K B HT [HT is circled] Shoot at 101%
Misc Info: Photo is of a drawing of the bust of a man. There are words on the left side of the man. Looks like it may have been from a newspaper or magazine article.
Subject: James Brennan
Sam Wood
Jack Best collection
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Other: Photo has tape tear mark on top back. Note has tape on top front. Job form has tape on top back and 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: P67-A3b1  
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Descriptive Title: Joseph B. Smalley Memorial Marker   Type: Print
Date of Origin: April '61   Provenance:Harry E. Chrisman collection
Size: 3 9/16 x 3 9/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front on marker] 1852-1922 Rock Island Lines seventieth anniversary October tenth. The memorial tree planted nearby is dedicated by the Rock Island in affectionate memory of Joseph B. Smalley who by his industry courage and loyalty through every vicissitude signally aided in the development of the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Railway into a great transportation system devoted to the public service. [back] Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [note] 11 (circled) 24 (circled) [right angle] The Memorial Marker to Joseph B. Smalley at Rock Island Depot in Liberal. A large tree stands near Smalley's marker. Smalley was a Rock Island man who distinguished himself in service. - Photo courtesy Harry E. Chrisman Collection (sentence underlined). 133%
Misc Info: Photo is of a stone marker on the ground. It is dedicated to Joseph Smalley.
Subject: Joseph B. Smalley
Rock Island Railroad
tree
memorial marker
Rock Island Depot
Liberal, Kansas
Harry E. Chrisman Collection
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Other: Photo has tape mark on top back.    

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
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CallNo: PC27-J  
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Descriptive Title: Buffalo Skull at Beaver City, Oklahoma, museum   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin: September 1961   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] Buffalo Skull - has three teeth Dodge City, KS [back] In Beaver City Museum almost a perfect Buffalo Skull. They roamed "No Man's Land," Indian hunting ground. White men killed buffalos for hides. "Squatters gathered bones and hauled them to Dodge City, Kansas, for $4,000 per ton, a four days trip with good luck. 9-61; Beaver City Museum; Postcard; Etch Tone
Misc Info: No correspondence; buffalo skull on shelf in museum collection.
Subject: Buffalo skull with three teeth
Beaver City, Oklahoma, Museum
Beaver City, Oklahoma
horse figurines
museum collection
bookcase
books
Etch Tone
No Man's Land
Dodge City, Kansas
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