John Muir


John Muir


R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson


"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,"

San Francisco, Cal.

Board of Directors—1912-1913

Mr. John Muir, President
Prof. A. G. McAdie, Vice-President
San Francisco
Prof. J. N. Le Conte, Treasurer
Mr. William E. Colby, Secretary
San Francisco
Prof. Wm. F. Bade
Prof. Vernon L. Kellogg
Stanford University
Mr. E. T. Parsons
San Francisco
Mr. Willoughby Rodman
Los Angeles
Mr. Clair S. Tappaan
Los Angeles

Outing Committee

Prof. J. N. Le Conte
Mr. E. T. Parsons
Mr. Wm. E. Colby, Chairman and Manager

Mr. Clair S. Tappaan, (Los Angeles) Assistant Manager

Honorary Vice-Presidents

Hon. James Bryce. British Embassy,
Washington, D. C.
Mr. Henry S. Graves, Forester
Washington, D. C.
Pres. David Starr Jordan
Stanford University
Mr. J. Horace McFarland
Harrisburg, Pa.

Editorial Board

Prof. Wm. F. Bade, Editor
Mr. Wm. E. Colby, Notes and Correspondence,
Mrs. E. T. Parsons, Book Reviews
Mr. A. H. Allen
Mr. Elliott McAllister
Prof. J. E. Church, Jr.
Mr. Edward T. Parsons
Prof. J. N. Le Conte
Prof. H. W. Rolfe

San Francisco, June 13, 1913.

Mr. R. U. Johnson,
Century Magazine, Union Square, New York.

Dear Johnson:-

I am greatly surprised to see by the papers that you have resigned the editorship of THE CENTURY. What does all this mean? Do write me a letter. We have a lot of Hetch-Hetchy work to do. I suppose no matter where you are or what your duties may be that you can never cease to be interested in the forest and park work.
Trusting that whatever change may have occurred that all will be for the best, I am, dear Johnson,

Ever faithfully yours,




San Francisco

Date Original

1913 Jun 13


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 21, Image 0510

Collection Identifier

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

Copyright Statement

The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust.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

Owning Institution

The Bancroft Library, University of California at Berkeley. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust

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



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