James Eastman Shone Collection Of Muiriana (1831-1971)

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James Eastman Shone Collection Of Muiriana (1831-1971)

Collection number: MSS 301

Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections

University of the Pacific Library

Stockton, California
Processed by:
Processed by Janene Ford
Date Completed:
2003
Encoded by:
Michael Wurtz
© 2007 University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: James Eastman Shone collection of Muiriana
Dates: 1831-1971
Collection number: MSS 301
Creator: Shone, James Eastman
Creator: Muir, John
Collection Size: 3 linear feet
Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Dept. of Special Collections
Stockton, California 95211
Abstract: The collection includes correspondence to and from John Muir, over 100 Muir sketches and drawings, many photographs of Muir, Galloway, Eastman, Hand, Shone, and Reid families.
Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Preferred Citation

James Eastman Shone collection of Muiriana. MSS 301. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library.

Biography / Administrative History

John Muir (1838-1914) led the nation toward an understanding and appreciation of the natural environment and its value as both a material and spiritual resource. James Eastman Shone was the great-grandson of John Muir's sister, Sarah Muir Galloway.

Scope and Content of Collection

John Muir (1838-1914) led the nation toward an understanding and appreciation of the natural environment and its value as both a material and spiritual resource. James Eastman Shone was the great-grandson of John Muir's sister, Sarah Muir Galloway.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Muir family
Galloway family
Eastman family
Environmentalism - West (U.S.)
Naturalists - California - Drawings
Yosemite National Park (Calif.) - History

Related Material

John Muir Papers MSS 048

Container List

 

SERIES 1 - JOHN MUIR (box 1)

 

1.1.1 Correspondence from John Muir: 37 letters (1875-1913 bulk 1880-1995) to his family, Carr, Keith, Mr. Page, Osborn, Stoddard, and Woolson.

 

1.1.2 Correspondence to John Muir: 12 letters (1894-1910) from Catherine Hittell, Warren Page, Anna Head, Harriett Andrews, Eliza Hendricks, Mary Harriman, A.H. Sellers, J.C. Branner

 

1.2.1 Manuscripts (contains 1 drawing)

 

1.2.2 Writings by others

 

1.2.3 Clippings

 

1.3.1.1 Drawings - Alaska

 

1.3.1.2 Drawings - Animals

 

1.3.1.3 Drawings - Glacial Action

 

1.3.1.4 Drawings - Mechanical

 

1.3.1.5 Drawings - Santa Cruz Mountains

 

1.3.1.6 Drawings - Sierras (3 folders)

 

1.3.1.7 Drawings - Trees

 

1.3.1.8 Drawings - Washington

 

SERIES 1 - JOHN MUIR (continued - box 2)

 

1.3.3.1 Photos - John Muir Portraits

 

1.3.3.2 Photos - John Muir Sculptures

 

1.3.3.3 Photos - John Muir On Location

 

1.3.3.4 Photos - John Muir With family

 

1.3.3.5 Photos - John Muir With others

 

1.3.3.6 Photos - Daniel and Ann Gilrye Muir

 

1.3.3.7 Photos - Wanda Muir Hanna and Family

 

1.3.3.8 Photos - Helen Muir Funk and Family

 

1.3.3.9 Photos - John and Louisiana Strentzel family

 

1.3.3.10 Photos - Other People: William Duncan, Isabella Thayer,William Keith, John Burroughs, and Charles Keeler, Galen Clark, Tom and Wanda Hanna, L.M. Wolfe, John Wright Burchham, Mrs. H. J. Taylor, Dr Frances [Mather?], Col. John R. White, Sierra Club (1902), Cecilia Galloway Macdougald, Maggie Rae Lunam, Thomas Robinson, Annie L. Muir (John Muir's sister).

 

1.3.3.11 Photos - Strentzel and Muir homes in Martinez, California

 

1.3.3.12 Photos - Petrified Forest and Grand Canyon, Arizona

 

1.3.3.13 Photos - Lake Mendota, Mount Shasta, Bluff Lake Meadow

 

1.3.3.14 Photos - Mount Rainier (Mrs. Wolfe, A. C. Warner, Elcaine Longmire)

 

1.3.3.15 Photos - Plant Life

 

1.3.3.16 Photos - Scotland

 

1.3.3.17 Photos - Hickory Hill House and Farm (Muir's boyhood home) and Portage, Wisconsin

 

1.3.3.18 Photos - Yosemite

 

SERIES 2 - FAMILY PAPERS (box 3)

 

2.1 Ann Gilrye Writings

 

2.2 Ann Gilrye Drawings

 

2.3 Genealogy Notes - Galloway

 

2.4 Genealogy Clippings - Muir, Eastman, Paulin, Reid, Galloway, Roessler/Blackley, Foster, Treadway, and Hand

 

2.5 Correspondence - Helen and Wanda Muir, Anna Eastman, Marjorie [Eastman] Shone, "Cecilia"

 

2.6 Reminiscence - [Anna Galloway Eastman?] re: Mother's tales of home in Scotland

 

2.7 Galloway, George

 

2.8 Composition book (belonged to Sarah Muir, Fountain Lake), ca. 1865-71

 

2.9 Autograph Book (kept by Anna Galloway 1884-1892). Autographs include John Muir, with drawings.

 

2.10 Plant Pressings

 

SERIES 3 - FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHS (box 4)

 

3.1 Sarah Muir Galloway

 

3.2 Anna Galloway (Sarah Galloway, Kenneth Shone, James Shone?)

 

3.3 "Grandfather" Galloway

 

3.4 Cecelia Galloway

 

3.5 Grace Galloway (Photo Album believed to have belonged to Grace Galloway)

 

3.6 Eastman (Anna Eastman, Hiram Eastman, and "Grandmother")

 

3.7 Kenneth Eastman and Marjorie Ann Eastman (James Shone)

 

3.8 Kenneth Eastman

 

3.9 Marjorie Eastman

 

3.10 John Frank Paulin

 

3.11 Joanna Gilrye Muir Brown Family (Bessie Brown Correll, Franklin Correll, Margaret Correll, Joan Correll, Bernice Brown, Ethel Brown, Walter Brown)

 

3.12 James Eastman Shone

 

3.13 Mary Muir Hand (Willis Hand, Wheler Hand, Howard Hand, Helen Hand)

 

3.14 Margaret Muir Reid (Karl B. Reid, Bernice Waterman, John Reid, Anna and Jessie Reid, Harry Reid, Russell Reid, Randell Reid, Jesse Reid, Anna Waterman, William Coleman)

 

3.15 David Muir (Marjory Muir, Harry Owens, Anna Riggs, Fred Riggs, Arthur Owens, Carrie Muir, Anna Muir, Will Muir, Johnnie Muir, Catherine "Katie" Muir, Frances Muir Riggs, Daniel Muir)

 

SERIES 4 - BOOKS AND PUBLICATIONS (box 5)

Scope and Content Note

Twenty-five books and publications owned by various family members and signed by John Muir and others.
 

SERIES 5 - OBJECTS

Scope and Content Note

14 tusk, tooth, and bone carvings said to have been given to Sarah or Anna Galloway by John Muir from his trips to Alaska. Annie L. Muir's Binoculars. The carvings and binoculars are in the John Muir bookcases in the reading room.