Creator

Mrs. Orville D. Badwin

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

COMMITTEE OF ARRANGEMENTS

PROF. EMORY E. SMITH, Chairman
Palo Alto, Cal.
MRS. AUSTIN SPERRY, Rec. Sec.
2100 Pacific Ave., s. F.
MRS. ORVILLE D. BALDWIN, Cor. Sec.
3700 Washington St., S. F.
PROF. E. J. WICKSON
University of California
MRS. L. O. HODGKINS
1011 Second Ave., S. F.
MR. JOHN McLAREN
Golden Gate Park, S. F.
MR. JOHN H. SIEVERS, 25 Post St., S. F.

cOMMITTEE: ON ENTERTAINMENT

MRS. A. M. SIMPSON,[illegible]
2200 Pacific Ave., S. F.
MRS. RICHARD SPRECKELS
MRS. EMMA SHAFTER HOWARD
MRS. W. H. WEISTER
MRS. J. R. MARTIN
MRS. M. GROTHWELL
MRS. ELLA C. ROECKEL
MISS GEORGIA BARKER

ADDRESS AM. CORRESPONDENCE TO THE SECRETARY

Pacific States
Floral Congress
CONVENES
MAY 14, 15, 16
Academy of Sciences
San Francisco

ANNUAL FLOWER SHOW
CALIFORNIA STATE FLORAL SOCIETY
MAY 16, 17, 18
GRAND NAVE, FERRY BUILDING, SAN FRANCISCO
MR. J. A. MILLER, MANAGER
215 HAYES ST., S. F.

GENERAL COMMITTEE

DR. J. R. CARDWELL, Portland, Or.
PROF. E. R. LAKE, Corvallis, Or.
DR. P. B. KENNEDY, Reno, Nev.
PROF. J. A. BALMER, Pullman, Wash.
PROF. A. J. McCLATCHE
Phoenix, Ariz.
MR. LUTHER BURBANK
Santa Rosa, Cal.
CAPT. F. EDW. GRAY, Alhambra
MR. EDW. STURTERVANT
Station E.. Los Angeles
Mr. LESTER C. MORSE, Santa Clara
MRS. THBODOSIA B. SHEPHERD
Ventura
PROF. WM. R. DUDLEY
Stanford University
PROF. CHAS. H. SHINNE
University of California
MISS KATE O. SESSIONS, San Diego
MR. JOHN ROCK, Niles
MR. H. H. NOBLE
Cypress Lawn Cemetery
MR. ANDREW T. GARBY, Los Angeles
MR. SIDNEY CLACK, Menlo Park
MR. T. L. STEVENSON, San Francisco
MR. H. M. SANBORN Oakland
MR. FRANK PELLICANO, San Francisco
MR. GEO. B. JONES, San Francisco
San Francisco, Cal.,..March...28th,.....I90I

Mr. John Muir,
Martinez.

My Dear Sir:—

The Committee of Arrangements hereby cordially invite you to participate in the program. We would like to have you treat the following, or some nearly allied subject."Alpine Gardens."
California speakers are limited to thirty minutes; speakers from other States, forty-five minutes. Two typewritten copies Of your essay are requested; one for the official report of the Congress, the other for the Press. It is specially desired to have photographs or exhibits illustrating all essays.
Several notable Eastern men are expected to add interest to the occasion; among them James Wilson, Secretary of Agriculture.The Southern Pacific and Santa Pe R. R. Companies have granted a special two-thirds rate to the Congress and Flower Show.
We sincerely trust that you will arrange to be present at this notable gathering of Ornamental Horticulturists, and that we may have the pleasure of hearing an address from you'.
In case your presence should prove impossible, your essay will be read Vo the Congress. In the latter case the manuscript should be in the hands of the Secretary mot later than May 11th.
Hoping to hear from yop favorably and soon, I am

Yours very truly,
[02850]

This is not only an air of grandeur that strikes you with awe--common to all great trees, but apart from its noble size [and his?] peculiar
fineness of beauty & finish
plain shaft fluted on [simple?] sweeping lines a peculiar physiognomy. What impresses you as if it were a living being belonging to a past age of mastodons, differing in aspect every feature. venerable
A plentiful spring gushed out of a rock overgrown with its
a most charming prospect
So much expression in all every its features any part of the trees trunk great boughs & head seemed to think & speak

Location

San Francisco

Date Original

1901 Mar 28

Source

Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir11_0655-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 11, Image 0655

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University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. 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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2 pages

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