Creator

Helen Muir

Recipient

Wolfe, Linnie Marsh

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and soon afterwards married him. We had met him in 1901, on the trip to Tuolumne Meadows etc. with Dr. [Meniam] and his family. That was our first Sierra trip. Papa took Wanda and I and a sorority sister of Wanda’s Grace Foulds, [Mr] [Gaut] was one of Dr. [Meniam’s] biological collectors on that trip, and later was at Palm Springs to trap small [mammals], chipmunks, and rabbits, when [Mrs.] Jones met him and they fell in love.

Black Wood- Strangely no one else has seemed to have [ ] onto what these trees are, or their period in time. Specimens of marked, dark colored petrified wood just like that Papa found, has after been found in coal mines in the coal, so why should it be so hard for anyone else to recognize it there? I suppose no one else has really given it any study. No [geologists] came to Adamana during our stay there.

Location

San Bernardino, Calif.

Date Original

January 1943

Circa Date

[1943]

Date Digital

2016

Page Number

16

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text

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Resource Identifier

MSS048 Vb.7

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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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