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: P76-A2b8

Description: House at Old Ox Ranch, Guymon, Okla.

Date of origin: 1959

Type: Print

Size: 3 1/2 x 3 1/2

Condition: Fair


[back] This is a Kodacolor Print made by Kodak. Week of Oct. 11-58 RF ; Return photo to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 – Please!
[front of note] The Sisters’ House at Ox Ranch Guymon, Okla. Photo by Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 1959
[back of note] The Sisters’ House Here is the house where Edna and Emanuela stayed when they would visit at the old OX Ranch house in the summertime when the place was operated by Jimmy McQuillan. This picture was taken recently, 1959, the old walls are starting to crumble, the shingles are all about gone from the roof. A lone buffalo skull lies in the foreground, adding to its ancient granduer. Yellow Rabbit Bush and yucca stalks dot the foreground. 1991-house totally gone [1991-house totally gone is enclosed in a box] Taken 1959

Provenance: private collection – Chrisman Collection

Miscellaneous Info.:

color photo; Ox Ranch house, crumbling walls and roof, buffalo skull in front; sits on plains near Guymon, Okla.

Other Info.: Photo has tape on right side, top, and bottom front. Photo has rip covered with tape on top front. Photo has tape mark on top back.

Related to:

Subject: buffalo skull, Edna and Emanuela, fence, Guymon, Jimmy McQuillan, Kodak Kodacolor print, Oklahoma, Ox Ranch, Sisters house, yellow Rabbit Bush, yucca stalks,