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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: E11-  
Descriptive Title: Hitch Ranch negative envelope   Type: Envelope
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4.25 x 9.5"   Condition: good
Text: {Return address on envelope} Southwest daily Times Post Office Box 889 Liberal, Kansas Harry E. Chrisman; {hand writing} Hitch Ranch Negatives & Pala Dura
Misc Info: 
Subject: hitch ranch negatives
Southwest Daily Times
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CallNo: E16  
Descriptive Title: Envelope with negatives of the Irin Green Home on Palo Duro   Type: 
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size:    Condition: good
Text: Irvin Green Home on Palo Duro/ [bullet] Red Rock [bullet] Rock Home [bullet] Scenes on Palo Duro/ Negatives
Misc Info: Envelope attached to several negatives indicating the subjects on the negatives.
Subject: Irvin Green
Palo Duro
Red Rock
rock home
negatives
  Related to:  N169
N170
N171
N172
N173
N176
N177
N178
N179 through N191
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CallNo: E18  
Descriptive Title: Abandoned farm   Type: Envelope
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size:    Condition: good
Text: On negative envelope: "Abandoned Farm" Kansas Photo by Chrisman "Kansas Settlers" Photo by Day (Negatives)
Misc Info: This negative envelope had 2 negatives in it. This was placed in a mat/frame.
Subject: Negatives
Kansas
Farm
Family
Abandoned farm
House
Settlers
  Related to:  P450
P451
P456
M/F2
N174
N175
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CallNo: E19  
Descriptive Title: Negative envelope   Type: Envelope
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size:    Condition: good
Text: On front: Kansas women gathering cow chips
Misc Info: There was a negative in this negative envelope which was inside a mat/frame.
Subject: Negatives
Kansas
Women
Cow chips
Pioneers
1880-1890 era
  Related to:  N203
M/F3
Other:    

CallNo: E1-E1a4  
Descriptive Title: Envelope holding rodeo picture by Doubleday   Type: Envelope
Date of Origin: 1971 (pics were 1922)   Provenance:private collection - Doubleday
Size: 4 5/8 x 6 7/8"   Condition: good
Text: [front] Market Basket Photo Co. P.O. Box 2830 San Diego, California 92112 Third Class (crossed out) First Class 17 Rodeo Pix(& negatives) by Doubleday Scottsbluff, Nebr., Legion Rodeo July 4-5-6, 1922 Name - Harry E. Chrisman Address Denver, Colo. 80215 [postage stamp] San Diego Calif May 10 '71 U.S. Postage .36 T-N Meter 610879
Misc Info: Manila envelope shipped to Harry Chrisman from Market Basket Photo Co. Written in red - rodeo Pix and in pen Scottsbluff, Neb. Back of envelope has brown tape - top tape torn.
Subject: manila envelope
Market Basket Photo Co.
San Diego, California
rodeo pictures
rodeo negatives
Doubleday
Scottsbluff, Nebraska
Legion Rodeo
Harry E. Chrisman
Denver, Colorado
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CallNo: E26  
Descriptive Title: Negative envelope   Type: 
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size:    Condition: good
Text: On front of envelope: 1. Texas Longhorns (in Valentine, Nbr game refuge) 2. Old Fort Union ruins 3. Harvesting wheat with header + header barges (wagons) 3 Negatives
Misc Info: This negative envelope was in a Mat/frame. The envelope had three negatives in it.
Subject: Negatives
Longhorns
Fort Union
New Mexico
Valentine, Nebraska
Harvest
Wheat
Mules
Horses
Header barges
  Related to:  N212
N213
N214
M/F12
Other:    

CallNo: E29  
Descriptive Title: Negatives/prints   Type: Envelope
Date of Origin: 1966   Provenance:
Size: 3 5/8 x 6 1/2   Condition: good
Text: On front: Please make 2 (underlined) prints of each of these negatives (5x7" in size) and return negs. Bill me as usual. Old Neg's Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 Pd 10-31-66 (circled in red) (P.S. I owe you 3[5][cent sign] + will put it on next payment) Your invoice 790-39. HEC 12 On back: NO MOISTURE REQUIRED RAISE FLAP, THEN PRESS AND SEAL
Misc Info: This envelope had two negatives inside it.
Subject: Envelope
Prints
Negatives
Harry E. Chrisman
  Related to:  N103
N104
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CallNo: E30  
Descriptive Title: Longhorns envelope   Type: Envelope
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 5/8 x 6 1/2   Condition: good
Text: Front: LONGHORNS (in red pencil and underlined); Long horns (underlined); Bob - 1 each, 5" X 7" (underlined); Then Make 3(underlined) 8X10 of the best(underlined twice), longhorn (underlined); Make 1, 5x7" of myself Harry-; In red pencil: NEGS. Bullet FT GRIFFIN Bullet CACHE, OKLA.
Misc Info: This envelope had 3 negative strips in it. 2 of the strips had 2 negatives on each film strip.
Subject: Envelope
Negatives
Longhorns
Fort Griffin
Cache, OK
  Related to:  N153
N154
N155
N156
N157
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CallNo: E31-F2a4  
Descriptive Title: Hancock family   Type: Envelope
Date of Origin: 1988?   Provenance:
Size: 5 9/16 x 8 11/16"   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Negs of Hancock + Prints ; C 215292 ; Chrisman, H ; Date 9/22 ; Phone 238-5782 ; BLACK AND WHITE [check mark] ; Matte. ; Negative No. Lorig ; Instructions 1 ea C N ; 5 ea 5 x 7 ; PRINTS MADE 1 cn 5 ox ; PRICE Dev. 5.00 Print 11.25 Total $16.25 ; COLORADO CAMERA CO, INC. Custom Color And B&W Finishers 2480 Kipling St. Lakewood, Colo. 80215 233-4788 ; CALL
Misc Info: Envelope is for ordering photo enlargements, reprints, development and such.
Subject: Hancock family prints
Trailer house
Colorado Camera Co, Inc.
Negatives
Prints
  Related to:  P495
P276 (2 copies)
Other: Envelope had 2 copies of same photo P276. Original photo is P495.    

CallNo: L21-F2a1  
Descriptive Title: Letter to Market Basket Photo Co.   Type: Letter
Date of Origin: January 27, 1981   Provenance:
Size: 5 7/8 x 8 3/16"   Condition: good
Text: [front] Jan. 27, 1981 Market Basket Photo Co., P.O. Box 2830, San Diego, Calif. 92112 Hello: Laverne: I am sending you here with 19 photos to have reproduced into size 5x7-inch pictures. There may be one or two negatives in the group, so no need to make a negative for them, just use the negatives enclosed. Since I do not have your current Rate Sheet, please send me a bill and I shall remit before you send back the pictures. This material is for a book in process, so please get the work done for me at your earliest opportunity, Thanks Harry E. Chrisman Make 1 5x7" Photo (Glossy) of each. 19 Pix Enclosed. Return Pix with care, please. HEC [back] Box 213 rne, Oklahoma 73848 Buffalo, OK JAN 19 [?] PM 1981 738[?]4 [Buffalo, OK JAN 19 [?] PM 1981 738[?]4 is an ink stamp] [postage stamp] Furness 1839-1912 Penn Academy Philadelphia Architecture USA 15ยข Mr. Harry E. Chrisman I0245 West I4th Avenue Denver, Colorado 80215
Misc Info: Photo was with an 8x10 photo.
Subject: Photos
Negatives
Laverne
San Diego, California
Book
  Related to:  P457
Other: Letter looks like it was typed on an opened envelope.    

CallNo: M/F3  
Descriptive Title: Kansas women gathering cow chips   Type: Matting - Frame
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size:    Condition: very good
Text: Front: Kansas women gathering cow chips - 1880-90 era Neg only
Misc Info: There was a negative in a negative envelope inside this mat/frame.
Subject: Women
Kansas
Cow chips
1880-1890 era
Negatives
Pioneers
  Related to:  N203
P134
E19
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