W[illia]m E. Colby


John Muir


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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."BOARD OF DIRECTORS-1904-1905Mr. JOHN MUIR, President MartinezProf. A. G. McADIE, Vice-President Mills Bldg., S. F.Prof. J. N. LE CONTE, Treasurer BerkeleyProf. W. R. DUDLEY, Cor. Sec'y Stanford UniversityMr. WILLIAM E COLBY, Secretary Mills Bldg., S. F.Prof. GEORGE DAVIDSON BerkeleyMr. J. S. HUTCHINSON, Jr. Claus Spreckels Bldg., S. F.Mr. WARREN OLNEY 101 Sansome St., S. F.Mr. E. T. PARSONS University Club, S. F.(Vice Mr. ELLIOTT McALLISTER, resigned)COMMITTEE ON PUBLICATIONS:Pres. DAVID STARR JORDAN, Chairman Stanford Univ.Mr. ELLIOTT McALLISTER, Editor Crocker Bldg., S. F.Prof. WM. F. BADE BerkeleyProf WM. R. DUDLEY Stanford UniversityMr. ALEX. G. EELLS Crocker Bldg., S. F.Mr. E. B. GOULD Mutual Savings Bank Bldg., S. F.Mr. J. S. HUTCHINSON, Jr. Claus Spreckels Bldg., S. F.Mr. E. T. PARSONS University Club, S. F.Prof. H. W. ROLFE Stanford UniversityMr. WILLOUGHBY RODMAN Bryson Block, Los AngelesSIERRA CLUB316 MILLS BUILDINGSAN FRANCISCO, CAL.Muir-3lature and if you have any friends among them or know of those who would have influence with any of them, it would be well to write to such.Prof. Dudley has received a communication from the Secretary of the Forestry Congress requesting that we appoint a committee to represent us in Washington. Since there was no time to spare, I requested the following five persons to act as Club representatives and trust that they will meet with your approval: Hon. George C. PerkinsHon. Gifford PinchotDr. Hart C. MerriamG. K. GilbertHenry Gannett.Hoping to hear from you soon, I remainVery truly yours,[illegible]03482


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Date Original

1904-12-19 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

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Reel 14, Image 0712

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