Creator

Helen Muir

Recipient

Wolfe, Linnie Marsh

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Of course Papa regretted I didn’t fall in love with some man with more of Papas interests, a scientist or Explorer, or even a student of some of the natural sciences, and before I left home several times expressed some surprise that I had not fallen in love with some of the young men, and one not so young, who came often to our home, but he agreed that the choice was mine, not his. He always liked Buel, but did not like the name Funk and if it had not been the bitterness Buels’ mother felt against our changing to Muir-a sort of jealousy I suppose, the boys would have borne that name from the time of their birth. But anyhow as the boys developed Papa thought a great deal of them and his wish that they carry of his name became stronger as time went on. And they are proud to bear it now, especially as their father wished it that way too.

Location

San Bernardino, Calif.

Date Original

January 1943

Circa Date

[1943]

Date Digital

2016

Page Number

12

Type

text

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image/jpeg

Resource Identifier

MSS048 Vb.7

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University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

Keywords

John Muir, biography, reminiscence, colleagues, contemporaries, archives, special collections, University of the Pacific, California, Holt-Atherton Special Collections, history, naturalist

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