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The Life and Times of Cowboy Artist Lyle Hardin, 1911-1980

 Collection
Identifier: NC1308
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.

Dates

  • 1993

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 item)

Overview

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Arrangement

Unarranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Barbara J. Jeffries in August 2014.

Creator

Title
The Life and Times of Cowboy Artist Lyle Hardin, 1911-1980
Status
for_mcd_review
Author
Jessica Maddox
Date
February 2018
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
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