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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: N188-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Rocks litter ground at Palo Duro   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 4 3/4   Condition: very good
Text: 
Misc Info: Several rocks lay on open grassland. One rock is right in front of the camera, others are in the background.
Subject: rocks
Palo Duro
open grassland
  Related to:  E16
N189
Other: Was found in envelope with other negatives. According to the envelope, this could be from the Palo Duro. Might be parts of Red Rock?    

CallNo: N189-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Rocks litter the ground at Palo Duro   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 4 3/4   Condition: very good
Text: 
Misc Info: Several smaller rocks laying on open grassland. One rock is in the foreground, and others in the background.
Subject: rocks
Palo Duro
open grassland
  Related to:  E16
N188
Other: Found in envelope with other negatives. According to the envelope, these are taken at Palo Duro and could be part of Red Rock.    

CallNo: N213-A5e  
Descriptive Title: Old Fort Union ruins   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 1 3/4   Condition: excellent
Text: Negative has red lines and x's on it and "Make 5x7" and another word not legible [pas shiver]
Misc Info: Negative is of building ruins possible brick.
Subject: Fort Union
Ruins
Buildings
New Mexico
Rocks
  Related to:  P437
E26
M/F12
Other:    

CallNo: N65-5a  
Descriptive Title: Negative of a boy   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 5"   Condition: 
Text: Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: Picture is of a young boy in far ground with trees behind him. There are rocks on the ground in front of him.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children
Kodak Safety Film
horses cows trees fence boy oxen
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other:    

CallNo: N66-5a  
Descriptive Title: Negative of a boy standing on a rock   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 5"   Condition: very good
Text: Kodak Safety Film; 4C
Misc Info: 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.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children girls
Kodak Safety Film
trees fence boy oxen
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other:    

CallNo: N67-5a  
Descriptive Title: 2 girls on horseback negative   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 5"   Condition: very good
Text: Kodak Safety Film; 7E
Misc Info: Picture is of 2 young girls on horses standing still. Both horses are looking at camera.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children girls
Kodak Safety Film
horses cows trees fence boy oxen
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other:    

CallNo: N69-5a  
Descriptive Title: Negative of open range with trees   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 2 1/2"   Condition: very good
Text: Kodak Safety Film; 9
Misc Info: Picture is of open range with trees and shadows.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
trees
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other:    

CallNo: N82-J2  
Descriptive Title: Adobe Walls, Texas, Monument   Type: Negative
Date of Origin: 1929   Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 7/8"   Condition: very good
Text: o Ansco Safety Film Dobe Walls, Texas
Misc Info: Adobe Walls monument surrounded by fence; people standing by fence; monument set off in the middle of plains.
Subject: Adobe Walls monument
Adobe Walls, Texas
plains
brush grass
fence
people
rocks
hills
Ansco Safety Film
  Related to:  P209-J2
Other:    

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: P209-J2  
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Descriptive Title: Adobe Walls, Texas, Monument   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1929   Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 4 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] Dobe Walls, Texas [back] Adobe Walls Taken 1929 Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74, Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: Adobe Walls monument surrounded by fence; people standing by fence; monument set off in the middle of plains.
Subject: Adobe Walls monument
plains
Adobe Walls, Texas
brush grass
fence
people
rocks
hills
  Related to:  N82-J2
Other:    

CallNo: P322-F2a  
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Descriptive Title: Fargo Springs School   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1955   Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 5 1/4   Condition: good
Text: [front] FARGO SPRINGS SCHOOL APR 1955 [back] Bernard Lemert "Aunt Betty" Lemert Catherine Chrisman 1955
Misc Info: Photo is of 2 women and 1 man standing on a hill. There are rocks or bricks in the foreground. There is a car behind the hill and another front end of a car on the right side.
Subject: Fargo Springs School
Bernard Lemert
Betty Lemert
Aunt Betty
Catherine Chrisman
Automobiles
Hill
Rocks
Open plains
Scrapbook
  Related to:  P321
Other: Plastic sleeve has a notation 56-61 p. 1R-C Scrapbook Photo has tape on top and bottom front.    

CallNo: P338-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Ox ranch (ruins)   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 4 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Near Guymon, Okla.
Misc Info: Photo is in color. Photo is of rock or stone wall in foreground. There is a wood box in bottom right corner. Tree in top right corner. Open plains in background with a line of trees.
Subject: Ox Ranch
Ruins
Guymon, Oklahoma
Wood
Rocks
Trees
  Related to:  P336
P337
P339
P340
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p 2-A 3[?] Photo has tape on top front.    

CallNo: P339-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Ox ranch (ruins)   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 4 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [no text on photo]
Misc Info: Photo is in color. Photo is of a ruined building. There is wood and rocks strewn about. There are 2 trees in the back and left side of ruins. There is a barbed wire fence in front of ruins. There is brush around ruins and hills in the background.
Subject: Ox Ranch
Ruins
Wood
Rocks
Trees
Open plains
Hills
Scrapbook
  Related to:  P336
P337
P338
P340
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p 2-A Bottom Photo has tape on top front.    

CallNo: P341-H1h  
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Descriptive Title: Monte Casino   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 1 7/8 x 3 9/16   Condition: good
Text: [front] MONTE CASINO SITE WHERE THE BENEDICTINES LABORED TO ESTABLISH A MONASTERY MAY TO NOVEMBER 1876 ERECTED BY THE CLARK COUNTY COUNCIL OF [?] MAY 1940 1876 [back] Monte [top half on monte is cut off] Casina [Casina crossed out] Casino Marker 1 col time 100 [ 100 is circled]
Misc Info: Photo is of a tall marker with 3 white crosses on the top. There is an inscription under the crosses. Under the inscription is a white stone with fancy numbers 1876 in it.
Subject: Monte Casino
Marker
Crosses
Stone
Rocks
Scrapbook
Monastery
Mesa
  Related to:  P342
P344
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p 3-A Photo has yellow stains on back.    

CallNo: P429-F2f1  
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Descriptive Title: Cowboy   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1900s   Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] 1 [1 is circled] Frontispiece [Frontispiece is underlined] CREDIT DENVER PUBLIC LIBRARY WESTERN HISTORY DEPARTMENT PHOTO BY________________ REPRODUCTION OF PRINT IS SUBJECT TO USE FEE ORDER# 03632 [03632 is underlined] NOTICE THIS MATERIAL MAY BE PROTECTED BY COPYRIGHT LAW (TITLE 17 U.S. CODE) #3 [#3 is x'ed out] frontace peice [frontace peice is underlined] Return To HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [Return To HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 is circled] Cowboys (prints) (Belden) F27331 [job form] Job Name Ohio Univ Job No. 43044 Page ii Half-Tone [check mark] 100% 9-26
Misc Info: Photo is of a man on a horse. They are moving forward. Sky and clouds are behind them. Possibly they are on a ridge. The ground is rocky with brush.
Subject: cowboy
horse
rope
plains
clouds
rocks
brush
  Related to:  P428-
P430-
Other: "The 1000 Most Asked Questions about the American West" Photo has tape on bottom back.    

CallNo: P434-B1b  
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Descriptive Title: Railroad Building   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] VII [VII is crossed out] XII on pg 302 Return Photo To HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [Return Photo To HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 is circled] [stamp] THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK [job form] Job Name Ohio Univ Job No. 43044 Page 302 65% 12- 7
Misc Info: Photo is of railroad workers. There is a bridge with a train and track on it. There are men sitting on front of train engine and a man standing in front of train. There are 2 men on a hand rail car on the track to the left of train. There is a man standing on a wall that is not completely built yet. There are buildings in the background. There is a huge mountain in the background with something on the top.
Subject: Railroad
railroad workers
tracks
plateau
rocks
  Related to: 
Other: "The 1000 Most Asked Questions about the American West" Photo is on bottom back.    

CallNo: P437-A5e  
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Descriptive Title: Sentinels at Old Fort Union   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1959   Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: good
Text: [front] Make 5x7 Crop as shown [photo has red lines and x's in front] [back] "Sentinels at Old Fort Union" Fort Union, N. Mex. View along "Officers Row," looking southwest. 36% Harry E. Chrisman Land D Apt. 74 BBC Liberal, Kansas [Harry E. Chrisman Land D Apt. 74 BBC Liberal, Kansas is crossed out and his Denver address stamp is stamped over it] ; [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 ; ent. 4-20-59 [env.]
Misc Info: Photo is of ruins. There are tall pillars in decay. Looks like rock and brick.
Subject: Fort Union
building remains
rocks
settlement
New Mexico
  Related to:  P435-A5e
N213
E26
M/F12
Other: "The 1000 Most Asked Questions about the American West"    

CallNo: PC19-B2a  
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Descriptive Title: Jas. Carr's teams   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [front] 22. Jas. Carr's teams 148 [back] Post Card; Place Stamp Here; Address; Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: Teams of mules stand in line from stream to rocky hill; teams pulling wagons (possibly loaded wiht rock?)
Subject: Jas. Carr's teams
teams of mules stream
brush
rocky hill
wagons
rocks
  Related to: 
Other:    

CallNo: PC35-F2a1  
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Descriptive Title: Two men fishing   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] Finest Fishing in the World Out in the West. No. A-32 [back] Post Card; Place Stamp Here; Made in U.S.A.; Correspondence; Address; Hetzel Photos Dodge City, Kansas; Multakrom Post Card Co.
Misc Info: No correspondence; two men fishing along river bank.
Subject: Two men fishing
fishing poles
river
rocks
bushes
trees
Hetzel Photos
Dodge City, Kansas
Multakrom Post Card Co.
  Related to: 
Other: