December 5, 2016
On the main campus, the Museum of Texas Tech's five million or so objects span locally
excavated dinosaur bones to cowboy art to hats. Scholars come from around the world
to see the university's diverse, unique collections.
Rooms of Western art hold powerful sculptures of buffalo and charging horses and paintings such as "The Hewer of Wood and the Hauler of Water," Harvey Thomas Dunn's 1945 visual ode to the region's work ethic. Also celebrated are illustrations that brought action and romance to serialized novels and magazines, such as William Henry Dethlef Koerner's 1920 scene, "Shotgun and the Law."
Read the story here.