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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: 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
Jim Herron
Mr. Steel
Milt Hinkle
Mrs. James C. Banker
hanging trees Kiowa graves Hobbs, New Mexico
R.W. Day Coin, Oklahoma George Whitaker
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CallNo: P256-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Judge T. Botkins   Type: Print
Date of Origin: September 1965   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/16   Condition: good
Text: [front] SEPT 1965 Judge Botkin [back] D-2 [circled] 2 1/2 X 3 1/4 [??]9C [note taped on all 4 sides to photo] Judge Theodosius Botkin Kans. State Hist. Soc. [note] Judge Theodosius Botkin, a participant of the Seward County Seat War and bitter enemy of Col. Sam Wood. It was the threat to Botkin's [Botkinss with ' over 1st s] life that brought about the shooting of Sheriff Sam Dunn in the canyons south of Springfield. Photo cour-tesy Jack Best. [photo courtesy Jack Best is underlined]
Misc Info: Photo is a picture of a photo of Judge Botkins. He has a full beard and moustache with a coat on.
Subject: Theodosius Botkin
Seward County Seat War
Sam Wood
Sam Dunn
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Other: Photo has a square of yellow tape marks on back.