Creator

John Muir

Creator

John Muir

Recipient

Mary [Muir Hand]

Transcription

"To explore, enjoy, and render accessible the mountain regions of the Pacific Coast; to publish authentic information concerning them; to enlist the support and co-operation of the people and the Government in preserving the forests and other natural features of the Sierra Nevada Mountains."Board of Directors-1912-1913" 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."Board of Directors-1912-1913Mr. John Muir. President . . . . MartinezProf. A. G. McAdie. Vice-President . San FranciscoProf. J. N. Le Conte. Treasurer . . . BerkeleyMr. William E. Colby, Secretary . . San FranciscoProf. Wm. F. Badè . . . . . Berkeley Prof. Vernon L. Kelloer . . Stanford UniversityMr. E. T. Parsons . . . San FranciscoMr. Willoughby Rodman . . . Los AngelesMr. Clair 8. Tappaan . . . . Los AngelesOuting CommitteeProf. J. N. Le Conte Mr. E. T. ParsonsMr. Wm. E. Colby. Chairman and ManagerMr. Clair 8. Tappaan, (Los Angeles) Assistant ManagerHonorary Vice-PresidentsHon. James Bryce, British Embassy, Washington. D. C.Mr. Henry 8. Graves . . . Washington, D. C.Pres. David Starr Jordan . . Stanford UniversityMr. J. Horace McFartand . . . Harrisbnrg. Pa.Editorial BoardProf. Wm. F. Bade. Editor . . . . BerkeleyMr. Wm. E. Colby, Notes and Correspondence,BerkeleyMrs. E. T. Parsons, Book Reviews . . BerkeleyMr. A. H. Allen Mr. Elliott McAllisterProf. J. B. Church. Jr. Mr. Edward T. ParsonsProf. J. N. Le Conte Prof. H. W. Rolls. SIERRA CLUB403 MILLS BUILDING San Francisco. Cal.San Franoisoo, Oct. 25, 1912.Mrs .Willis Hand,418 W. -29th St., Keanney, 3Nob. Dear Mary:- I would like to visit you all but it isimpossible for me to do so, I am so overloaded with work. If my visits are few and far between, so also are yours, in feat none office scattered family ever come to visit me. I suppose for the same reason that you are not able to do so. Yon have no idea what a lot of work I have on hands; Tho book you referred to, Yosemite, is easily obtainable from any of the booksellersAnother book, first volume of a sort of autobiography, will be out in the spring. Am now at work on an Alaska book and others Have notes enough for more than a hundred volumes, but of course I wont live long enough to writ that many.Am always glad to hear from you and to get news of all the family.Ever your devoted brother.[illegible]

Location

San Francisco

Date Original

1912 Oct 25

Source

Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier

muir20_1375-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 1375

Copyright Statement

The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, see http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections/Fees-and-Forms-.html

Owning Institution

The Bancroft Library, University of California at Berkeley. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust

Copyright Date

1984

Pages

1 page

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