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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: L19-  
Descriptive Title: Letter from Jack Bailey   Type: Letter
Date of Origin: 8/3/1989   Provenance:
Size: 8.5" x 11"   Condition: excellent
Misc Info: 
Subject: Letter with photographs   Related to: 

CallNo: l20-  
Descriptive Title: Letter from Chrisman to Jack Bailry   Type: Letter
Date of Origin: 8/27/1989   Provenance:
Size: 8.5" x 11"   Condition: excellent
Text: 10245 W. 14th Ave., Denver, Co 80215 August 27, 1989 Mr. Jack Bailey, 615 Storey Blvd., Apt 317 Cheyenne, Wyo. 82001 Dear Friend Jack: First of all, I want to apologize for being so late in acknowledging your good letter and the fine pix you sent by Doubleday. I certainly appreciate then and have added them to my collection, which will pass on to some good repository where they will receive good care and be made available to other writers in the future. If you have others you would care to pass along, do so, for it is a shame so may old papers, letters and pictures are thrown away when an old timer dies. My mother was a great "saver" and I inherited a lot from her, family geneology, etc, etc. Her brother, Ray Hunter, was a rodeo performer back in 1910-14 and she had several good photos of him bronc riding and bull-dogging but somehow they were lost (or taken) from her collections. What I wouldn't give to have them now....
Misc Info: 
Subject: Acknowledgement of letter and thanks
  Related to:  L19-

CallNo: L8-F1b  
Descriptive Title: Letter to Joe Fairchild from Chrisman   Type: Letter
Date of Origin: 3-29-76   Provenance:
Size: 8 1/2 x 11"   Condition: 
Text: Denver 3-29-76 To Joe Fairchild: Hi, Joe! As I re-filed the old photos of the lecturer and his phonograph etc. today I noticed a note by ?Mrs. Joe" stating you hand a Henton background. She mentioned the man from Oregon, George Henton, who wrote the Henton genealogy. I have a copy, now loaned to someone, but we never found the line to which we belong --- a Mary Henton, or Hinton (underlined) ---- who lived in Rockingham County, Va. (next paragraph) I am enclosing the family lines as I now have them, a copy, and if you are ever able to fill in anything on the Suters or Hintons, let me know. (next paragraph) Larry Kehn, my nieces husband, says you are old friends and sends his regards. He lives in Arvada, and we see them frequently. He has three girls and a boy, all half grown. (next paragraph) Hope you got the story I mailed a day or two ago which was in The Post Empire (underlined) section. Thanks for your help and regards. Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Denver, 80215
Misc Info: Was in a manila envelope.
Subject: Joe Fairchild
Denver, Colorado
Edison phonograph
Mary Henton (Hinton)
Rockingham County, Virginia
Larry Kehn
Post Empire
Harry E. Chrisman
George Henton
  Related to:  E4-F1
P145-F1b; P146-F1b; P147-F1b; P148-F1b; P149-F1b
P150-A2b11; P151-A3p; L7-F1ab

CallNo: P475-M  
larger image
Descriptive Title: Christmas Tree   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [back of photo] This was our last Christmas tree. I never took it down till I moved. You may keep it if you wish. I intended to have it enlarged but as you say There is nothing cheap anymore and you get fooled so many times one get [tired or used] of it. This picture is for you Mr. Chrisman. I will just put it in the small envelope.
Misc Info: Has letter dated Nov. 27, 1961, Hi Grandpa...Love Flo + family.
Subject: Christmas Tree
covered wagon
  Related to:  L22