John Muir


R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson


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"To explore, enjoy, and render accessible the mountain regions of the Pacific Coast; to publish authentic information concerning them; to enlist the support and co-operation of the people and the Government in preserving the forests and other natural features of the Sierra Nevada Mountains,"SIERRA CLUB402 MILLS BUILDINGSan Francisco, Cal.Board of Directors—1912-1913Mr. John Muir, President MartinezProf. A. G. McAdie, Vice-President San FranciscoProf. J. N. Le Conte, Treasurer BerkeleyMr. William E. Colby, Secretary San FranciscoProf. Wm. F. Bade BerkeleyProf. Vernon L. Kellogg Stanford UniversityMr. E. T. Parsons San FranciscoMr. Willoughby Rodman Los AngelesMr. Clair S. Tappaan Los AngelesOuting CommitteeProf. J. N. Le Conte Mr. E. T. ParsonsMr. Wm. E. Colby, Chairman and ManagerMr. Clair S. Tappaan, (Los Angeles) Assistant ManagerHonorary Vice-PresidentsHon. James Bryce. British Embassy, Washington, D. C.Mr. Henry S. Graves, Forester Washington, D. C.Pres. David Starr Jordan Stanford UniversityMr. J. Horace McFarland Harrisburg, Pa.Editorial BoardProf. Wm. F. Bade, Editor BerkeleyMr. Wm. E. Colby, Notes and Correspondence, BerkeleyMrs. E. T. Parsons, Book Reviews BerkeleyMr. A. H. Allen Mr. Elliott McAllisterProf. J. E. Church, Jr. Mr. Edward T. ParsonsProf. J. N. Le Conte Prof. H. W. RolfeSan Francisco, June 13, 1913.Mr. R. U. Johnson,Century Magazine, Union Square, New York.Dear Johnson:-I am greatly surprised to see by the papers that you have resigned the editorship of THE CENTURY. What does all this mean? Do write me a letter. We have a lot of Hetch-Hetchy work to do. I suppose no matter where you are or what your duties may be that you can never cease to be interested in the forest and park work.Trusting that whatever change may have occurred that all will be for the best, I am, dear Johnson,Ever faithfully yours,[illegible]BANCROFTLIBRARY


San Francisco

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1913 Jun 13


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