A. P. Austin


A. P. Austin


John Muir


National Geographic Society
Hubbard Memorial Hall,
Washington, D. C., Dec. 19, 1904.

prof. John Muir,

Dear Sir:-

I have the honor to inform you that you have been designated as a delegate from the National Geographic Society to the American Forest Congress which is to assemble in Washington, D. C., January 2, 1905, continuing its meetings to January 6.
The full list of the delegates from this society is as follows:
E. L. Berthond, C. E., Box 45, Golden, Colorado,
Wm. P. Blake, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona,
Dr. J. C. Branner, Standford University, California,
Prof. W.N. Brewer, 418 orange St., N. Haven Conn.,
Dr. W. B. Clark, John Hopkins University, Balto., Md.,
Prof. J. A. Holmes, Univ. of N. C., Chapel Hill, N. C.,
D. N. Riordan, 404 Bradbury, Bldg., Los Angeles, Cal.,
Prof. I. C. Russell, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.,
Prof. C.S. Sargeant, Harvard University, Canbridge, Mass.,
Prof. John Muir.

The purpose of this meeting and the general outline of its work is shown by the enclosed publication.

Trusting that you will find it agreeable to represent this society in case you are able to attend this important meeting, I am,

Yours very truly,

[illegible] Secretary.



Washington, D.C.

Date Original

1904 Dec 19


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 20.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 14, Image 0706

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

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