Jefferson Chenowth Dykes, American author. Named Distinguished Alumnus, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1984. President Friends of Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University Library, 1979. Fellow Soil Conservation Society of America (council); member Western Writers American, Range Society of America, Westerners International (president 1980, 81), Antiquarian Booksellers Association American.
Teacher vocation agriculture, Stephenville and McAllen, Texas, 1921-1929. Professor agricultural education Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College, 1929-1935. Erosion specialist Soil Conservation Service, Department Agriculture, Lindale, Texas, 1935, chief erosion control practices division, assistant regional conservator Fort Worth, 1936-1942, assistant chief, 1942-1950, department chief, 1950-1953, assistant administrator field services, 1953-1963, deputy administrator field services, 1963-1965.
Western Americana dealer, from 1965.
- King Fisher: His Life and Times
- The biography of King Fisher is also the history of Dimmit County, Texas, during the period of unrest and upheaval along the Texas-Mexican border.
- Cow Dust and Saddle Leather
- Yet another dynamic personality emerges from the history of the American West in Cow Dust and Saddle Leather, the life story of Ben E.
- Fifty Great Western Illustrators: A Bibliographic Checklist [ILLUSTRATED]
- Stated first printing bound in dark blue cloth with silver lettering and design on the front board.
- Russell Roundup 1
- hardbound edition of Jeff Dykes' Russell Roundup Catalogs 1 and 2, total of 1303 Russell items
Born July 20, 1900
1921 - 1929
1929 - 1935
1950 - 1953
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