Nebraska Authors

Harry E. Chrisman

AKA: Henry E. Chrisman

Born 1906-02-07 Lillian, NE (USA)

Died 1993-12-17
Lakewood, NE (USA)

Denver, CO (USA)
Fort Logan National Cemetery

Places Lived

Lillian, NE
Broken Bow, NE
Scottsbluff, NE
Liberal, KS
Denver, CO
Rochester, NY
Lakewood, CO

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction


History; Journalism; Fiction


Bachelor's Degree, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
Graduate Studies in Journalism, University of Denver, Denver, CO


Representative, Maverick Publications

Places Worked

Southwest Daily Times, Liberal, KS
Maverick Publications, Inc.


William Allen White Award, 1960
National Education Association Award, 1961


Kansas Authors Club
The Westerners
Seward County Historical Society (Life Member)


The Ladder of Rivers: The Story of I. P. (Print) Olive. 1962.
Chariot of the Sun. 1963.
Lost Trails of the Cimarron. 1964.
Pioneer History of Custer County Nebraska: With Which is Combined Sod Houses of the Great American Plains. 1965. (coauthor with Solomon D. Butcher)
The Fighting Railroad Mayor.
Fifty Years on the Owl Hoot Trail. 1970.
When You and I Were Young, Nebraska! 1971. (editor)
Joe Beaudrie's Unique Principles of Treasure Hunting. 1973.
The 1,001 Most Asked Questions About the Old American West. 1982.
Curiosity's Kid.
It Wasn't All Fightin' and Dyin'.

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