Helen S. [Kaufman]


[John Muir]


6204, Alder Street


My dear Mr Muir,

Autograph collectors are a bother, to be sure, but if you "great & illustrious" people only knew what a keen pleasure it is, you'd not only readily give your signature, but take to the mania yourselves. Anyhow, I do hope you'll send me yours, -

A sincere admirer

Helen S. Kaufman



Pittsburgh [Pa.]

Circa Date



Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 19.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 11, Image 0533

Collection Identifier

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

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