B. N. Baker


B. N. Baker


John Muir


EXECUTIVE COMMITTEEJ. B. WHITE, Kansas City, Mo.,ChairmanB. N. BAKER, Baltimore, Md.J. N. TEAL, Portland, Ore.A. B. FARQUNAR, York, Pa.L. H. BAILEY, Ithaca, N. Y.THOMAS BURKE, Seattle, Wash.HENRY E. HASDTNER, Urania, La.W. A. FLEMING JONES, Las Cruces, N. M.MRS. PHILIP N. MOORE, St. Louis, Mo.MRS. J. ELLEN FOSTER, Washington, D. C.THOMAS R. SHIPP, SecretaryNATIONALCONSERVATION CONGRESSST. PAUL, MINNESOTASEPTEMBER 5 to 9 INCLUSIVEPresident, B. N. BakerExecutive Secretary, THOMAS R. SNIPPBOARD OF MANAGERSHON. A.O. EBERHART, Governor of Minnesota,ChairmanFRANK B. KELLOGS, St. Paul, Vice ChairmanGEORGE H. PRINCE, St. Paul, TreasurerREUBEN WARNER, St. PaulTHEODORE W. GRIGGS, St. PaulPAUL W. DOTY, St. PaulJ. H. BERK, St. PaulL. S. DONALDSON, MinneapolisGEORGE M. GILLETTE, MinneapolisH. A. TUTTLE, MinneapolisJ. S. BELL, MinneapolisB. F. NELSON, MinneapolisRALPH H. WHERLOCK, MinneapolisW. C. HANDY, SecretaryST. PAUL, MINN.July 25, 1910.Mr. John Muir, President,Sierra Club,Martinez, Cal.Dear Sir:The Second National Conservation Congress will be held in St. Paul, September 5 to 9, inolusive. Every indication points to a great meeting. The plan will be to agree upon definite measures for the development and use of our natural resources. The keynote of the Congress will be practical work.Colonel Roosevelt and other men of national and international prominence have accepted invitations to address the Congress.It is particularly important that the Congress shall be representative of all organizations interested in the Conservation movement. We hope greatly, therefore, that you oan be present, and that you will also appoin five delegates for the Sierra Club.Since the time is short, please send the names and addresses of these delegates to Mr. Thomas R. Shipp, Execuitve Secretary.National Conservation Congress, St. Paul, Minnesota, at the earliest possible moment.Sincerely yours,[illegible]Chairman, Board of Managers.[illegible]President of the Congress.


St. Paul, Minn.

Date Original

1910 Jul 25


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Reel 19, Image 0641

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

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