EXECUTIVE COMMITTEEJOSEPH C. ROWELLUNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LIBRARY GEORGE T. CLARKSTANFORD UNIVERSITY LIBRARYCHARLES S. GREENEFREE LIBRARY OAKLANDWILLIAM R WATSONPUBLIC LIBRARY, SAN FRANCISCOF. B. GRAVESMechanics’-Mercantile library,San FranciscoJ. L. GILLISCALIFORNIA STATE LIBRARYOFFICERSPRESIDENTLAUREN W. RIPLEYPUBLIC LIBRARY SACRAMENTOVICE-PRESIDENTMRS. FRANCES BURNS LINNPUBLIC LIBRARY, SANTA BARBARASECRETARY-TREASURERMABEL G. HUNTLEYPUBLIC LIBRARY SACRAMENTOCALIFORNIA LIBRARY ASSOCIATIONSacramento, March 20 1911Mr John Muir,Martinez, CaliforniaDear sir:-It is the desire of the California Library Association that you favor them with an address, on some topic chosen by yourself, Californian in nature if possible, at a joint meeting to held by this association and the American Library Association in Pasadena on the afternoon of May 20, next.Our Eastern friends have mentioned you as one of those they particularly want to hear, and we earnestly second their wish.Other speakers whom we hope to secure are Gov. Johnson, Luther Burbank, and Lincoln Steffens, and with you also, we think that we can present a California programme of some note.If you can favor us, I should be glad to have you indicate the honorarium that will be acceptable, in addition to your expenses.Trusting that I may have an early and favorable reply, I am,yours very truly[illegible]President, C. L. A.04981
1911 Mar 20
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Ripley, Lauren W., "Letter from L[auren] W.Ripley to John Muir, 1911 Mar 20." (1911). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 6035.
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