John Muir


John Muir


Louie [Strentzel Muir]



Grindelwald. Aug. 13. 1893

Dear Louie- I have been in Switzerland only a few days, & have already seen many of the grandest & most famous of the Alpine peaks - Came in by Basle - Lucerne, etc, Yesterday came here by Meiringen & Interlaken. had a charming day had good near view of the Jungfrau This is a lovely morning & the white peaks of the huge mountains here are [aglow] in [illegible] [sunshine] The [lowest] of the glaciers of Switzerland is near the hotel with [Love] [Muir]


Grindelwald [Switzerland]

Date Original

1893 Aug 13


Original letter dimensions: 9 x 14 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 07, Image 1267

Collection Identifier

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

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



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