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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: E4-F1  
Descriptive Title: Stell's old photos manila envelope   Type: Envelope
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 9 1/2 x 12"   Condition: 
Text: [front] Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Social Security Administration District Office Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361 Official Business Postage and fees paid U.S. Department of H.E.W.; Stell's letters (crossed out); Stell's Old photos: 1. Delaware Postcards 2. Montana Pix 3. Robt. E. Lee (circled) - Put in genealogy collection w/Va Pix 4. Ulysses S. Grant and Abe Lincoln (circled) 5. Montana cowboys 6. Montana wheat harvest (Head? & boys) 7. Pix of Pattison Log Homestead, Geri?? 8. Geo. Stephenson + "Sankey Gospel Singers" 9. Mother & Aunt Delphy, Uncle Lou & Dad 10. 2- photos old Edison Phonograph & moving picture "Music" man (Joe Fairchild pix)
Misc Info: All pictures listed were not found in the envelope.
Subject: photographs
Delaware postcards
Robert E. Lee
Estelle C. Laughlin
Ulysses S. Grant
Abe Lincoln
cowboys Edison phonograph music man
wheat harvest Pattison log homestead
George Stephenson "Sankey Gospel Singers"
  Related to:  P7-F2f1
P5-F2f1 P6-F2f1
P144-F1b P145-F1b
P146-F1b P147-F1b
P148-F1b P149-F1b P150-A2b11 P151-A3p
L7-F1ab L8-F1b

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: L5-J2  
Descriptive Title: Letter from Hungate Family Historical Society   Type: Letter
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/2 x 11"   Condition: very good
Text: Dear Mr. Chrisman, Thank you for your letter of December 10, 1971 ... Sincerely [Carroll P. Hungate, MD] Dated 12-13-71 [letterhead] The Hungate Family Historical Society.
Misc Info: Goes with newspaper clipping and negative of Billy the Kid spurs.
Subject: Hungate Family Historical Society
Swallow Press
Harry E. Chrisman
  Related to:  N37-J2

CallNo: P311-F2b5  
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Descriptive Title: Taylor Family   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: good
Text: [back] L to R: Charlene Taylor Mrs. Chas. Taylor Charles Taylor Miss Grace Taylor Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: Photo is of 3 women and 1 man standing in front of a table. The table has a centerpiece of a wagon. Looks like wagon is made of food. Wheels look like donuts. There is the number 50 on the right side of the wagon. There is a platter of donuts on the right of the wagon, napkins in front of wagon, flowers to the left of wagon, and glasses to the left of wagon. There are pictures on the wall behind and above the people.
Subject: Taylor family
Charlene Taylor
Charles Taylor
Mrs. Charles Taylor
Grace Taylor
Liberal, Kansas
Wedding anniversary
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Other: Photo is wrinkled on the sides. Right side of photo is torn.    

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
Nebraska State Historical Society
Glass plate photographs
Lynn Butcher
  Related to:  P75
Other: Photo has a white sticker on the back with LB50425 written on it.