W[illia]m E. Colby


John Muir


" 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." SIERRA CLUB 302 MILLS BUILDING San Francisco, Cal.Board of Directors-1909-1910Mr. John Muir, PresidentProf. A. G. McAdie, Vice-PresidentProf. J. N. Le Conte, TreasurerMr. William E. Colby, Secretary Prof. Wm. F. BadÈ Prof. George DavidsonProf. E. C. Franklinvice Prof. Wm. R. Dudley, resigned Mr. E. T. Parsons Mr. Willoughby RodmanMartinez San Francisco Berkeley San Francisco Berkeley San Francisco Stanford University San Francisco Los AngelesOuting CommitteeMr. Wm. E. Colby, Chairman Prof. J. N. Le Conte Mr. E. T. ParsonsHonorary Vice-PresidentsProf. George Davidson . . . San FranciscoMr. R. U. Johnson . . . The Century, New YorkPres. David Starr Jordan . . .Stanford UniversityMr. Gifford Pinchot . . . Washington, D. C. Committee on PublicationsMr. Elliott McAllister, Editor . . San Francisco Prof. Wm. F. Badè, Book Reviews . .BerkeleyProf. Wm. R. Dudley, Forestry Notes . Stanford Univ. Prof. J. E. Church, Jr. Mr. Alex. G. EellsMr. J. S. Hutchinson, Jr. Prof. W. C. Morgan Mr. E. T. Parsons Prof. H. W. RolfeSan Francisco, Nov.9, 1910. Mr. John Muir, 325 W. Adams St., Los Angeles, Cal. My Dear Mr. Muir:- Yours of the 7th received. I hope that you will be able to get up to the meeting. Mr. Keith is much improved and plans to leave Friday for a short trip to Paso Robles, in the hope that he will regain his strength and go back to his work again. We all will be very glad to see you again. With best wishes, I remainVery sincerely yours, [illegible] 04899


San Francisco

Date Original

1910 Nov 9


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0950

Collection Identifier

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

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



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