Hardee, Jim

Jim Hardee is the editor of the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal, published by the Museum of the Mountain Man in Pinedale, Wyoming, and has served as director of the Fur Trade Research Center since 1998. He has published numerous articles and books on the Rocky Mountain fur trade, most recently Obstinate Hope: The Western Expeditions of Nathaniel J. Wyeth, Volume I. Mr. Hardee served as historical and technical advisor to the History Channel’s program on fur trader Jedediah Smith and was featured in the program. He has presented research papers at symposiums and history conferences across the nation.