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: PC12-A3o

Description: James Lane Trading Post

Date of origin: 1957; 1880

Type: Postcard

Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2

Condition: Very Good


[front] James Lane Trading Post 1880 [back] Trading Post – Jones and Plummer Trail, crossing Beaver River. Cattle herds rested, a long drive on to shipping point. Cow men replenished chuck wagons, ammunition and liquor. Copyright 1957 Beaver City Museum 9-61; Post Card; Etch Tone

Provenance: private collection – Beaver City Museum, Beaver OK

Miscellaneous Info.:

No correspondence; snow-covered trading post; bell on post in front

Other Info.:

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Subject: bare trees, Beaver City Museum, Beaver City Oklahoma, Beaver River Oklahoma, bell on post, Etchtone, James Lane Trading Post, Jones and Plummer Trail, Snow,