Mary Frances Kellogg


John Muir


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[2]as one of the prominent speakers. Had I known of the plan to ask Mr. James to speak, I should certainly have vetoed it, but unfortunately I was east the latter half of the summer, and the program committee had arranged all in my absence, of course. I did not even have the pleasure of voting to name our building "Muir Lodge", for that too was done in my absence."John Muir" is a familiar sound in Pasadena, especially[3]this fall. There is the John Muir School, formerly the High School Building. Then the Hetch-Hetchy is frequently talked of, always of course with the mention of you. (By the way, I did my little best - writing to several Congressmen.) Then the naming of the school and the Sierra Club Lodge for you brings your name even more frequently to our lips. Friday afternoon, Oct. 16, the teachers of Pasadena were summoned to a general teacher's


Altadena, Calif.

Date Original

1913 Oct 19


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 21, Image 0906

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