The Life and Times of Cowboy Artist Lyle Hardin, 1911-1980
Collection contains one unbound, 29 page copy of The Life and Times of Cowboy Artist Lyle Hardin, 1911-1980 written by Barbara J. Jeffries in 1993.
- Jeffries, Barbara J. (Creator, Person)
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Lyle Hardin was an artist and ranchhand well-known for his art depicting cowboys and the American West. Collection contains one unbound copy of The Life and Times of Cowboy Artist Lyle Hardin, 1911-1980 written by Barbara J. Jeffries.
Lyle Hardin was an artist and ranchhand born on September 8, 1911 in Iron County, Tennessee. He worked as a ranchhand across the United States and eventually, with his wife at the time, purchased Washoe Pines, a dude ranch in Washoe Valley, Nevada. The ranch was eventually sold to Richard and Maya Miller who founded the Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies there. Hardin is well-known for his paintings depicting cowboys and scenes of the American West. He died in Reno, Nevada on September 15, 1980 and is buried in Banner, Missouri.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Barbara J. Jeffries in August 2014.
- The Life and Times of Cowboy Artist Lyle Hardin, 1911-1980
- Jessica Maddox
- February 2018
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