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: P328-A2b11

Description: Old ranch house

Date of origin: September 1955

Type: Print

Size: 3 9/16 x 5 3/16



[front] SEP ’55
[back] Pic 2 Eight months later, Sept ’55 sod walls had crumpled letting roof down onto ruin. Picture No. 8 [Picture No. 8 crossed out] Old Ranch house south [south crossed out] north of Smoky Hill River, west of Monuments (Pyramids)


Miscellaneous Info.:

Photo is of a crumbling sod house. There is one section left standing and it has a window in it. The rest is touching the ground. Is on the open plains.

Other Info.: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 P2 EnvelopePhoto has tear in left top corner.

Related to:

Subject: Envelope, Monuments, Pyramids, Ranch house, Scrapbook, Smoky Hill River, sod house,