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2005 What's New or Improved


2005 December 31

Updated home page to announce the NOTABLE UPCOMING EVENT : March 31 - April 1, 2006 - 2006 John Muir Conference at the Stockton campus of University of the Pacific on the topic: "John Muir in Global Perspective," replacing the year-long coverage of the John Muir design of the California State Quarter.

2005 December 13

available on Upcoming Events

2005 November 24

available on Places Named After John Muir

  • Added new entry for John Muir Ecological Park in Yulee, Florida.

2005 October 30

available on Songs About John Muir

2005 September 30

available on Related Resources on the Internet

  • Added link on the "Environmental History" section to The Military and Yosemite by David A. Smith, Historian, San Jose State University, California State Military Museum

2005 September 5

available on Songs Inspired by John Muir, Annotated John Muir Bibliography, Music, and Bill Oliver-related pages:

  • Added link to Hooray for Hetch Hetchy, the latest song inspired by John Muir, written and performed by Bill Oliver, a recollection of Hetch Hetchy as it was in John Muir's day, and a prognosis for how it could be so again.

2005 September 4

available on Upcoming Events Related to John Muir, Annotated John Muir Bibliography, Historical and Literary Analyses, Publisher's Press Releases, and John Muir Programs at University of the Pacific, John Muir Center, and John Muir in Global Perspective Conference (2006).

2005 August 13

available on Places and Schools Named After John Muir

  • Added listings for "John Muir Room" at various government buildings, bed and breakfast inns, hotels, and restaurants around the United States.

2005 July 10

available on Photographs and Historic Photographs from Sierra Club Colby Library:

2005 July 9

available on Bibliographic Resources, Annotated Bibliography, Biographies:

  • Added annotation for John Muir : Magnificent Tramp (American Heroes) by Rod Miller (2005)

2005 June 25

available on Bibliographic Resources, Annotated Bibliography, Film and Video:

  • Added annotated listings for videos of Huell Howser's "John Muir" from his California's Gold television series, and his "John Muir Home" program from his California's Golden Parks" series.

2005 June 21

available on Upcoming Events, University of the Pacific John Muir Programs, and John Muir Center

  • Added link for Upcoming John Muir Conference:
    • March 31 - April 1, 2006 - Announcement and Call for Papers for 2006 John Muir Conference - University of the Pacific's John Muir Center will host a conference at the Stockton campus of University of the Pacific on March 31-April 1, 2006. The focus of the 2006 California History Institute will be "John Muir in Global Perspective."

     

2005 June 19

available on Life and Contributions and Selected Passages

  • Added A Parable of Sauntering by Albert W. Palmer - Including a conversation with John Muir showing how Muir hated "hiking" - both the word and the thing (excerpted from The Mountain Trail and Its Message (1911) .

2005 June 3

available on Places Named After John Muir:

  • Added the Cherokee National Forest locations for the "John Muir Trail" instead of just the Big South Fork National River locations.
  • Added John Muir Park: 816 High St. to listing for Modesto, California.

2005 May 15

available on John Muir Study Guide:

  • Updated Sierra Club Sacramento address for ordering a hard copy of the booklet version of the Study Guide.

2005 April 18

available on Related Resources, News & Upcoming Events, and Writings of John Muir

  • Added link to Original manuscript letters of John Muir, 1861-1914, Wisconsin Historical Society (off-site link)
    These 30 letters, totaling more than 100 pages, were written by Muir to five correspondents. Twenty are to his old friend Emily Pelton, with whose family he boarded in Prairie du Chien in 1860-61, or to her aunt Frances. Four other letters are to childhood friends from Wisconsin, James Whitehead and Milton Griswold. A few other letters of a routine business nature are also included. All but six of the letters have never been previously published in their entirety (though typed copies of most were included in Muir's manuscripts at the University of the Pacific).
  • Created new Letters section for Writings of John Muir to link to the above, and existing pages containing letters.

2005 March 19

available on Chronology of the Life and Legacy of John Muir:

  • Added to 1931 entry a poem about John Muir Tree at Oakland's Joaquin Miller Park
  • Added four events for 2005

available on California State Quarter, Collectibles, 1964 U.S. Postage Stamp:

available on Related Resources:

2005 February 12

available on California State Quarter Links:

2005 February 11

available on California State Quarter Links:

2005 February 10

available on California State Quarter Links:

2005 February 6

available on California State Quarter Links:

available on Arts, Current and Upcoming Events, and Muir Genealogy:

2005 January 31

available on California State Quarter:

available on California State Quarter , Links :

2005 January 30

available on California State Quarter:

available on California State Quarter , Links :

  • Added link to John Muir on California's quarter
    Naturalist, Yosemite, condor are depicted on coin debuting Monday
    By Michelle Maitre, Tri-Valley Herald (January 30, 2005)

2005 January 29

available on California State Quarter , Links :

available on Upcoming Events Related to John Muir

2005 January 26

available on California State Quarter:

2005 January 12

available on California State Quarter and John Muir 1964 Postage Stamp and First Day Covers:

 



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