John Muir


John Muir


Helen [Muir Funk]


[letterhead]June 22, 1911Darling Helen,I hope ere this you have found a good cool mountain camp for your little family. Watch the babe's gums. He is so perfectly healthy the danger is comparatively slight, but at best care must taken to have the gums lanced if the pain is great enough to cause restlessness and don't forget care of your dear selfI've just returned from New Haven The Yale commencement exercises were magnificent.I received honorary degree of Doctor of Letters in most flattering style. I hope to be able to send you photo of myself in academic robes worn too in heroic style.Send letters hereafter c/o R. U. Johnson Editorial Department The Century Magazine Union Square, New York CityEver devotedly John Muir


New York

Date Original

1911 Jun 22


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 0399

Collection Identifier

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

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Muir-Hanna Trust

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



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