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: P505-F2a1

Description: Charles Hancock and replica of covered wagon

Date of origin:

Type: Print

Size: 8

Condition: Good


[front] Crop ; 6″x8″ ; Reduce to 3 1/2 x 4 3/4 ; Crop ; [photo has red lines and x’s on it]
[back] FOTORITE [stamp] ; Return Photo To HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 ; Photo By Joe Cannon The Southwest Daily Times Liberal, Kansas ; [Photo has several squares drawn on back with diagonal lines going through the squares.]
[note] Copy N-1 [N-1 is circled] ; Charles E. Hancock, at age 89 [89 is crossed out] 87, created these replicas of the covered wagon his father drove to Stevens County, Kansas, together with the “carpentered” horses that pulled the wagon. The animals and wagon are five-eighths normal size. Left to right in the picture are Charles E. Hancock, Sr., Robert W. Baughman and Harry E. Chrisman. The replicas were presented to the Coronado Museum at Liberal, Kansas. Southwest Daily Times photo by Joe Cannon. [Southwest Daily Times photo by Joe Cannon is underlined] ; Crop on Red lines to make 6″ x 8″ [Crop on Red lines to make 6″ x 8″ is underlined] ; Reduce to 5″ x 2 1/2″ [2 1/2″ is crossed out] 3 3/4″
[job form] Job #302760H ; Ref # 14 ; .09/1.64 ; Page #144-H ; HT [HT is circled] ; Shoot at 64%


Miscellaneous Info.:

Photo is of three men looking at a wooden horse. There are two other wooden horses directly in front of a replica covered wagon. All three horses and wagon are on a trailer. Harry Chrisman is pointing at the third horse. The third horse has words carved into it’s side [unable to read it]. There are buildings in the background. There are telephone or electrical poles in the background.

Other Info.: Photo has tape and tape tear marks on the back. There is tape on the note and job form.

Related to: P472-F1b (Charles Edward Hancock in his little covered wagon given to Liberal, Kansas), P514-M (Covered wagon replicas),

Subject: Charles Hancock, Harry Chrisman, Joe Cannon photo, replica covered wagon, Robert Baughman, Southwest Daily Times, Stevens County Kansas,