W[illiam] 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 thesupport and co-operation of the people and the Government in preserving the forests and other natural features of the Sierra Nevada Mountains."SIERRA CLUB 2901 Channing WayBerkeley, Cal.Board of Directors—1907-1908Mr. John Muir, President . . . . MartinezProf. A. G. McAdie, Vice-President . San FranciscoProf. J. N. Le Conte, Treasurer . . . BerkeleyMr. William E. Colby, Secretary. BerkeleyProf. Wm. F. Bade......BerkeleyProf. George Davidson 2221 Washington St., S. F.Prof. W. R. Dudley . . . Stanford UniversityMr. Warren Olney . San FranciscoMr. E. T. Parsons.University Club, San FranciscoOuting CommitteeMr. Wm. E. Colby, ChairmanProf. J. N. Le Conte Mr. E. T. ParsonsHonorary Vice-PresidentsProf. George Davidson... Mr. R. U. Johnson. Pres. David Starr Jordan Mr. Gifford PinchotSan Francisco The Century, New York Stanford University Washington, D. C.Committee on PublicationsMr. Elliott McAllister, Editor . San FranciscoProf. Wm. F. Bade, Book Reviews BerkeleyProf. Wm. R. Dudley, Forestry Notes . Stanford Univ. Mr. Alex. G. Eells Prof. H. W. RolfeMr. E. T. Parsons Mr. Willoughby RodmanJanuary 9, 1908.Mr. John Muir, President.Martinez, Cal.Dear Sir:At the request of members of the Club, I enclose thisResolution for your consideration, deeming It unnecessary to callc meeting for this purpose.Kindly return the Resolution together with an expressionof your opinion as to whether this Vote of thanks should be adopted or not.Very truly yours,tydb*»~ J J- t c v-Kj *M-* f%**j


Berkeley, Calif.

Date Original

1908 Jan 9


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 17, Image 0051

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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