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: C3-A5a

Description: Death Valley Treasures

Date of origin:

Type: Comments

Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2″

Condition: Good


Death Valley Treasures – The real treasures to be found in Death Valley today by a thirsty tourist or TH’er is a drink of cool water at the hospitable Furnace Creek Ranch. The “treasures” that Death Valley Scotty found somewhere in the vicinity have never been located again. Most folks believe that Scotty’s eastern friend supplied the money that built the fabulous desert (word crossed out, with arc under and above) retreat of the old desert rat. The author is shown before the ranch buildings as he crossed the valley last summer. Photo by author. (sentence underlined)


Miscellaneous Info.:

Picture goes with it.

Other Info.:

Related to: P128-A5a (Furnace Creek Ranch),

Subject: Death Valley, Furnace Creek Ranch, Harry E. Chrisman, ranches,