Creator

Katharine Hooker

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

[4]you call me Katharine Hooker on an envelop why should you call me Mrs Hooker face to face? Why not Katharine?[1][letterhead]May 7 (1912)My dear Mr MuirThere is a present for you in this [house?] and anybody who sees it desires to steal it, but I shall hold onto it for you if I am able to defend it. Would you like to know10000

[2]what it is that provokes such cupidity? Well, it is a portrait of you by Alvin Langdon Coburn, most celebrated of photographers. As it is framed and measures 13 x 10 inches, I shall not forward it, but keep it here for you. It is a[3]very good, sympathetic likeness--so we all think.I hope you are happy and that you have disposed of at least a part of that portentous talus.[Ever?] yoursKatharine HookerBy the way, if

Location

Los Angeles

Source

Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 22.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir20_0961-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 0961

Copyright Statement

Some letters written to John Muir may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Owning Institution

University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

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2 pages

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