EvmDEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORWASHINGTONADDRESS ONLY THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIORMay 15 1912Mr. John Muir,Martinez, California.Sir:There have "been forwarded to you under separate cover the publications listed below which I think will be of interest to you:Proceedings of the Rational Park Conference. Geological History of ths Yellowstonenational Park. Geysers.Geological History of Crater Lake.This office plans to issue a number of short publications similar to those sent that will deal with all of the natural features in the national parks including the flora and the fauna. We have now in press an article on ths lakes of Glacier Park, and Mr. F. B. Uatthes, physiographer of the Geological Survey, is preparing an article on the origin of the topographic features in the YoSemite Valley. Your name has been placed on the mailing list and you will receive all publications of this character as they are issued.This office has no funds that can be used for the purchase of artioles of this character. We are depending upon the scientific bureaus of the Government for this material and upon such other persons as are willing to contribute articles. If you
Should care to contribute to this series an article on the Big Trees I should be very glad to have it published.Very respectfully[illegible]-2-
Washington [D. C.]
1912 May 15
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Pleker, A. H., "Letter from A[?]h Pleker to John Muir, 1912 May 15." (1912). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 6275.
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