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William Frederic Badè Collection, 1870-1944
MSS 338  
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Box 1


Folder 1-3: Houghton-Mifflin correspondence and contracts, 1912-1937, undated.


Including: Ferris Greenslet, RL Scaife, Sedgwick, CS Olcott, Charles Elliot, Albert H. Pratt, Douglas Doty, Wanda Muir Hanna, Thomas Hanna, Helen Muir Funk, James Duncan Philips, Francis H. Allen, HH Taylor, Plunkett, Linscott, Strother, Elizabeth Badè, Wanda Muir Hanna, Allen Johnson, Harrington Putnam, LeRoy Jeffers, George Bird Grinnell, William Colby, and David Starr Jordan.


Folder 4: Sierra Club 1909-1928 Correspondence and material related to the Sierra Club.


Including: Francis Farquhar, Leon Richardson, Colby, Phil Bernays, Howard Dean French, Arthur Rickard, Wilfred Grenfell, Reginald Townsend, RB Marshall, LH Coffin, Allen Chamberlain, Henry Cowles, and HE Coles.


Folder 5: Francois E. Matthes 1913-1919 [bulk 1919] Correspondence to Badè from geologist Matthes.


Folder 6: Camp Curry 1920-1921 Correspondence between Badè and Foster Curry and WB Curtis concerning photos of Muir’s cabin in Yosemite Valley.


Folder 7: Eulogies to Muir 1914-1942 Eulogies and correspondence concerning Muir and Badè.


Including: Warren Olney, Thomas Hanna, Elizabeth Badè, and Wanda Muir.


Folder 8: Speeches and Writing concerning Muir 1920-1944 and undated.


Including: Bibliography of John Muir c.1915, “Lover and Guardian of Trees,” “John Muir, Nature, and Yosemite,” “An Inside View of Conservation in California,” “Nature and Man,” “The John Muir Trail,” “John Muir in Yosemite,” “Muir’s View of the Valley’s Origin,” and program, poems, and clippings.


Folder 9: Muir writings transcripts 1870-1909 Transcribed correspondence from Muir to various individuals.


Also includes 7 typewritten pages of Muir’s autobiography.


Folder 10: Honeymoon Book 1917 Badè’s account of retracing the Thousand Mile Walk in 1917 including maps and clippings.


Folders 11-14: Draft of The Life and Letters of John Muir by William Frederic Badè