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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: C4-D1a2  
Descriptive Title: Descriptions of three pictures   Type: Comments
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 7 x 8"   Condition: 
Text: Pic # 1 "Good neighbors help out at "Round Up Time" shown left to right are Dean Shade, Bob Mapes, Mac Johnson, Duncan Major, Clyde Taft, Bill Baker, Mrs. Duncan Major, Malcom Major and Jim Cooper ---- and all in LEVI'S! This picture is missing so far. (highlighted in yellow) Pic # 2 Left to right: Clyde Taft, Ethel Major and her (word crossed out with arcs above and below) husband Duncan Major take their seats in the buffalo grass for a noon lunch close by the chuckwagon. Pic #3 Ethel Major does a little old-fashioned wash-up before noon-day lunch on the round-up. These three photos courtesy of Lucille Crish, The Huerfans World. (sentence underlined)Walsenburg, Colorado. Return to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215
Misc Info: 
Subject: Round up time
pictures
Dean Shade
Bob Mapes
Mac Johnson
Duncan Major Clyde Taft chuckwagon Buffalo grass
Lucille Crish Bill Baker
Ethel Major
Malcom Major
Jim Cooper
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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: L12-E1a3  
Descriptive Title: Dear Mr. Chrisman: Hobbs N.M. 1-28-66   Type: Letter
Date of Origin: 4-28-66   Provenance:
Size: 6 x 8"   Condition: 
Text: Returned 27 photos + her clippings 5-13-66 Hobbs N.M. 4-28-66 Dear Mr. Chrisman: I am sending you some of my pictures ... [copy of letter attached]
Misc Info: Was in a manila envelope. This letter has 2 pages.
Subject: pictures
cowboys
rodeos
Jim Herron
sheriff
Mr. Steel
Milt Hinkle
Mrs. James C. Banker
hanging trees Kiowa graves Hobbs, New Mexico
R.W. Day Coin, Oklahoma George Whitaker
  Related to:  E7-F2f1
NC7-E1a3
L11-E1a3
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CallNo: P152-5a  
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Descriptive Title: Smith Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film; A, 2, b, 4, C, 5, D, 6, &E, 8F, 9 [back] Smith Ranch Sharp's Creek Okla Rocks were base of old ox corral of Bartholomew on Adobe Walls Trail in 1876.
Misc Info: There are 9 pictures on 1 sheet of photo paper. There is writing on the back. Each picture has a number.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children girls horses cows trees fence boy oxen
Kodak Safety Film
9 pictures on one sheet
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other: Picture is of a ranch with a white fence, cows, trees. There is a pasture in the foregound. A is on side of picture.    

CallNo: P153-5a  
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Descriptive Title: Smith Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film; A, 2, B, 4, C, 5, D, 6, 7E, 8F, 9. [back] Smith Ranch Sharp's Creek Okla Rocks were base of old ox corral of Bartholomew on Adobe Walls Trail in 1876.
Misc Info: There are 9 pictures on 1 sheet of photo paper. There is writing on the back. Each picture has a number.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children girls horses cows trees fence boy oxen
Kodak Safety Film
Nine pictures on one sheet
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other: Picture is of a ranch with 2 buildings, white fence, trees, pasture in foreground. 2 is on side of picture.    

CallNo: P154-5a  
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Descriptive Title: Smith Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film; A, 2, B, 4, C, 5 D, 6, 7E, 8F, 9 [back] Smith Ranch Sharp's Creek Okla Rocks were base of old ox corral of Bartholomew on Adobe Walls Trail in 1876.
Misc Info: There are 9 pictures on 1 sheet of photo paper. There is writing on the back. Each picture has a number.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children girls horses cows trees fence boy oxen
Kodak Safety Film
Nine pictures on one sheet
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other: Picture is of a young boy in far ground with trees behind him. There are rocks on the ground in front of him.    

CallNo: P155-5a  
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Descriptive Title: Smith Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film; A, 2, B, 4, C, 5 D, 6, 7E, 8F, 9 [back] Smith Ranch Sharp's Creek Okla Rocks were base of old ox corral of Bartholomew on Adobe Walls Trail in 1876.
Misc Info: There are nine pictures on 1 sheet of photo paper. There is writing on the back. Each picture has a number.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
Rocks
children girls horses cows trees fence boy oxen
Kodak Safety Film
Nine pictures on one sheet
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other: Picture is of a boy standing on a rock with a line of rocks on ground in front of him. Trees in background. Fence on the side of him. 4c is on side of picture.    

CallNo: P156-5a  
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Descriptive Title: Smith Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film; A, 2, B, 4, C, 5 D, 6, 7E, 8F, 9. [back] Smith Ranch Sharp's Creek Okla Rocks were base of old ox corral of Bartholomew on Adobe Walls Trail in 1876.
Misc Info: There are 9 pictures on 1 sheet of photo paper. There is writing on the back. Each picture has a number.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children girls horses cows trees fence boy oxen
Kodak Safety Film
Nine pictures on one sheet
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other: Picture is of 2 young girls on horses walking along a fence line with a rock line on the ground to the side of them. 5D is on side of picture.    

CallNo: P157-5a  
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Descriptive Title: Smith Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film; A, 2, B, 4, C, 5 D, 6, 7E, 8F, 9. [back] Smith Ranch Sharp's Creek Okla Rocks were base of old ox corral of Bartholomew on Adobe Walls Trail in 1876.
Misc Info: There are 9 pictures on 1 sheet of photo paper. There is writing on the back. Each picture has a number.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children girls horses cows trees fence boy oxen
Kodak Safety Film
Nine pictures on one sheet
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other: Picture is of 2 young girls on horses standing still. One horse's head is looking to the side. Trees in background. 6 is on side of picture.    

CallNo: P158-5a  
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Descriptive Title: Smith Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film; A, 2, B, 4, C, 5 D, 6, 7E, 8F, 9. [back] Smith Ranch Sharp's Creek Okla Rocks were base of old ox corral of Bartholomew on Adobe Walls Trail in 1876.
Misc Info: There are 9 pictures on 1 sheet of photo paper. There is writing on the back. Each picture has a number.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children girls horses cows trees fence boy oxen
Kodak Safety Film
Nine pictures on one sheet
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other: Picture is of 2 young girls on horses standing still. Both horses are looking at camera. 7E is on side of picture.    

CallNo: P159-5a  
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Descriptive Title: Smith Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film; A, 2, B, 4, C, 5 D, 6, 7E, 8F, 9. [back] Smith Ranch Sharp's Creek Okla Rocks were base of old ox corral of Bartholomew on Adobe Walls Trial in 1876.
Misc Info: There are 9 pictures on 1 sheet of photo paper. There is writing on the back. Each picture has a number.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children girls horses cows trees fence boy oxen
Kodak Safety Film
Nine pictures on one sheet
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other: Picture is of open range with a fence in middle of picture. Trees in background and to the side. 8F is on side of picture.    

CallNo: P160-5a  
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Descriptive Title: Smith Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film; A, 2, b, 4, C, 5, D, 6, &E, 8F, 9 [back] Smith Ranch Sharp's Creek Okla Rocks were base of old ox corral of Bartholomew on Adobe Walls Trail in 1876.
Misc Info: There are 9 pictures on 1 sheet of photo paper. There is writing on the back. Each picture has a number.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children girls horses cows trees fence boy oxen
Kodak Safety Film
9 pictures on one sheet
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other: Picture is of open plains. Has a tree hanging down from the top. There is a shadow on the ground from the tree. Picture has a 9 on the left side of it.    

CallNo: P241-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Picture collection   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 3 9/16   Condition: excellent
Text: {back of photo} This is the framed picture or one Ive the frame to now place in 488B
Misc Info: Picture is of a collection of photos on a backboard.
Subject: Chrisman
buffalo
prairie pictures
  Related to:  P240-
P242-
Other:    

CallNo: P242-K4  
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Descriptive Title: Lost Trails of the Cimarron picture collection   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 3 9/16   Condition: excellent
Text: {back of photo} also this but my lighting is poor eh 488B
Misc Info: Picture is of a collection of photos on a backboard with a buffalo figure and "Lost trails of the cimarron" book. This is all placed on a dresser or something. There is a light switch in the back left side of collection.
Subject: Chrisman
Lost trails of the Cimarron
buffalo
prairie pictures
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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
  Related to:  P75
P550
P551
Other:    

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: 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: 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
Other: