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: PC4-A2b3

Description: Sod house

Date of origin: September 1961 – made in 1904

Type: Postcard

Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2

Condition: Very Good


[front] Government Claim – 3 generations [back] Sod House – one room made by Pattee 1904. A room was added by W.K. Man 1906. His son, F.M. Man and grandson Donald Man were born here. 9-61 Copyright 1961 Beaver City Museum Postcard Etch Tone

Provenance: private collection – Beaver City Museum, Beaver OK

Miscellaneous Info.:

No correspondence; sod house in middle of field; it’s long and narrow (looks like a trailer house)

Other Info.:

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Subject: Beaver City Museum, Beaver City Oklahoma, Donald Man, Etch Tone, F.M. Man, government claim, grass, Pattee, sod house, W.K. Man,