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John Muir Papers

As a renowned naturalist, explorer, writer, and conservationist, John Muir is considered a forefather of the modern environmental movement. Since 1970, Holt-Atherton Special Collections has been the repository for the John Muir Papers and over a dozen Muir related collections. Today, approximately 75% of the extant papers of Muir are preserved here. 

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Overview of all John Muir collections at Pacific

Full-text of some of Muir's writings (at

John Muir life chronology

John Muir Center at the University of the Pacific