Chrisman Collection

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.


Call No: P67-A3b1

Description: Joseph B. Smalley Memorial Marker

Date of origin: April ’61

Type: Print

Size: 3 9/16 x 3 9/16

Condition: Very Good


[front on marker] 1852-1922 Rock Island Lines seventieth anniversary October tenth. The memorial tree planted nearby is dedicated by the Rock Island in affectionate memory of Joseph B. Smalley who by his industry courage and loyalty through every vicissitude signally aided in the development of the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Railway into a great transportation system devoted to the public service.
[back] Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [note] 11 (circled) 24 (circled) [right angle] The Memorial Marker to Joseph B. Smalley at Rock Island Depot in Liberal. A large tree stands near Smalley’s marker. Smalley was a Rock Island man who distinguished himself in service. – Photo courtesy Harry E. Chrisman Collection (sentence underlined). 133%

Provenance: Harry E. Chrisman collection

Miscellaneous Info.:

Photo is of a stone marker on the ground. It is dedicated to Joseph Smalley.

Other Info.: Photo has tape mark on top back.

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Subject: Harry E. Chrisman Collection, Joseph B. Smalley, Kansas, Liberal Kansas, memorial marker, Rock Island Depot, Rock Island Railroad, tree,