John Muir: Family and Friends
was the fifth
sponsored by the University of the
It was held May 4-6, 2001, at the Feather River Inn in the Sierra
Nevada mountains north of Lake Tahoe.
The Conference was organized by: Bonnie Gisel, John Muir Center
for Regional Studies, 3601 Pacific Ave., Stockton, CA 95211,
Internet Resources on John Muir
Harold W. Wood, Jr.
Webmaster, John Muir Exhibit and John Muir Network
Websites and Organizations
John Muir Global Network
Portal to John Muir organizations around the world; Host for
Muir-related organizations and Online Message Board;
Host for John Muir Family and Friends Conference in 2001.
John Muir Exhibit
Largest site about John Muir on the Internet. Features: Art
biographies, contemporary tributes, literary and historical
chronology, places named after John Muir, places important to
annotated bibliography, book reviews, book press releases, Life
of John Muir, Sierra Club John Muir Memorial Issue, collectibles,
first day covers from 1964 and 1998, educational resources
Muir Day Study Guide, John Muir Youth Award, John Muir Day
celebration guide, films and videos, live presenters, national
information and photos, news and current events, past articles
John Muir Newsletter, links to other Muir organizations, people
Muir, pictures, sound and music including songs about John Muir,
about Liberty ship John Muir and scientific names in honor of
writings of John Muir, including all of his published books
presently in the
public domain and several magazine articles as well as tools for
locating first editions, favorite quotations, a John Muir mailing list, "what's new" updates, alphabetical index, questions and answers, related resources, acknowledgments, and awards received.
John Muir Education Mailing List
Send an e-mail message addressed to:
with a one-line command in the message body stating [substitute
and last name where indicated]:
SUBSCRIBE CE-EE-JOHN-MUIR-EDUCATION Yourfirstname
The subject line is irrelevant.
John Muir Network Forum Message Board
An online bulletin board for discussion of issues and
pertaining to John Muir and his legacy.
Organizations and Institutions
Haines, Alaska, John Muir Association
Muir's travels in Alaska (excerpts and locations),
Muir's legacy in Alaska, tours and culture, links
John Muir Memorial Association
Home page for the JMMA, which is a nonprofit partner in support of the National Park Service at the John Muir National Historic Site Victorian Muir
John Muir Tribute CD
Sound clips for several tracks of this CD highlight this web
songs are available in their entirety in MP3 format at:
John Muir National Historic Site
Official website, includes travel basics and guide for park
junior ranger program, facts and statistics, link to cooperating
Unofficial Website - detailed background information about
site, photo album (virtual tour coming soon), online bookstore,
publications from the site including most often asked questions
visitors, Muir Ranger fact sheet, Martinez Adobe, Muir's
wildflower list, links to View from John Muir's Window
newsletter, & capital
3. Bay Area Backroads - John Muir's Legacy
Television personality Doug McConnell's exploration of Muir's
Martinez, with interviews of Muir enthusiasts Graham White, Garth
Maymie Kimes, and others.
John Muir Center for Regional Studies, University of the Pacific
Unofficial site describing the work of the Center, past
publications, subscription information, and past articles from
its John Muir
The John Muir Collections at University of the Pacific
Official website describes contents of John Muir Collection,
the John Muir Papers, and related materials including about half
Restore Hetch Hetchy
New nonprofit organization seeking to restore Hetch Hetchy
Yosemite NP. Includes links to many websites including
relating to Hetch Hetchy.
Sierra Club John Muir Education Project
Volunteer group sponsoring the John Muir Exhibit., the John
Study Guide, and the John Muir Youth Award program.
Canadian Friends of John Muir
This group works to enhance Muir's memory in Canada, and is
Muir's period of residency in Meaford, Ontario.
Dunbar's John Muir Association
Group working to restore Muir's memory in UK, and working
government to preserve Muir's birthplace. See also on this site
Newsletter, and Exhibitions.
John Muir Birthplace, East Lothian Council
Official home page for Muir's birthplace, with photos and
Gathering of the Clans
Biography, links to other websites
Bell & Howell Information and Learning - Chadwyck-Healey
Publishers of the John Muir Papers Microform Edition.
Yosemite Park Centennial 1890-1990: A History - from the Modesto
See especially Chapter 3, A National Park is Born, 1890-1910;
Chapter 4, The Hetch Hetchy Fight, 1910-1930; and Muir bio:
Century Magazine Archive, 1881 - 1899 (Cornell University
Includes searchable and browsable archives of this historic
which frequently printed Muir's articles.
Harper's Magazine Archive, 1850-1899 (Cornell University Library)
An electronic, searchable index to Harper's Magazine between
with links to full image pages from the magazine.
In John Muir's Footsteps, by Don Harness
Newspaper article series about John Muir's grandsons & other
enthusiasts, and California natural and historic parks related to
Sharing Nature - My Life with john Muir by Joseph Cornell
Three online chapters of this excellent first-person
plus excerpts from book's related nature activities.
Library Catalogs and Databases
Searchable database includes first chapters of books, plus
doctoral dissertations, newsletter articles, screenplays,
transcripts relating to Muir.
Searchable database of current magazines articles. Some free;
require purchase to download, but with the citations given you
can locate at
your local library.
Library of Congress, Online Catalog
Comprehensive searchable database of all books by or about
Library of Congress, American Memory, Evolution of the
Historical Collections includes a number of historical
photographs of or about John Muir in digital format.
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Online Catalog
Historic photographs, Historic site survey of Muir House and
Library of Congress, National Union Catalog of Manuscript
Provides information concerning manuscripts held in
collections in the
custody of library repositories located throughout the United