John Muir


John Muir


[Theodore P.] Lukens


Our first meeting photo I took while with him first in Hetch-Hetchy

Martinez, Nov. 6, 1907

Dear Mr Lukens.

I wrote you two or three days ago, before the arrival of your acknowledging the fine lot of Hetch Hetchy photo's
The one of myself resting on the trail vividly recalls our first meeting.
I do not wonder at your liking for Calkins. He is a capital fellow everyway.
I have no definite news from Washington. Pinchot is not as strongly in favor of damming the Valley as he was, & I hope all will yet be well.
The Sellers wrote me they would leave Chicago for Pasadena Oct. 27th so they should have arrived several days ago, but I have not heard from the
I wish you would look them up & let me know. Tell them I sent a letter the other day to Hotel Green, thinking they might be there until there house was made ready. With love to you all

John Muir


Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1907 Nov 6


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 16, Image 1173

Collection Identifier

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

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, see

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The Huntington Library, Muir Family Papers, HM 57349-57497. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

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



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