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Mary Bell




Dear Miss Bell,

I saw Prof Bradley and worked him for all I could get. It will be impossible for him to write the leading article--he says that Miss Graydon of whom I spoke to you--should do that--but he promised to give us, in time for the December number, a complete bibliographical account of Mr. Muir, with appreciative comment. I think we are lucky in getting this, (which will in itself be of real literary




literary value) as Prof Bradley is very busy this term. I am pretty sure that we can get Miss Graydon to write; these two, together with your contribution, ought to be a substantial basis upon which to build our hopes
How do you think the announcement ought to be made in the Prospectus. I thought of putting something like this
Muir Number
The name of John Muir has long been prominently identified with California, its forests & mountains. The magazine will issue a special
illustrated Muir number containing appreciative sketches of the naturalist's life & work



Berkeley [Calif.]

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Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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