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2004 What's New or Improved


2004 December 27

available on Pictures and Images, Photographs of John Muir:

2004 December 11

available on John Muir: California State Quarter:

available on John Muir Genealogy

  • Updated entry for John Muir's grandson,Walter Muir (d. December 9, 2004)

available on Places Named for John Muir:

2004 November 7

available on Places and Schools Named After John Muir:

  • Added John Muir Park to listing for Green Bay, Wisconsin.

2004 October 31

available on Annotated John Muir Bibliography,  Children's Books and Book Jacket Summaries:

2004 October 30

available on John Muir's Writings About People:

2004 September 6

available on Photographs of John Muir:

available on Drawings and Sketches of John Muir:

2004 August 19

available on Annotated John Muir Bibliography,  Anthologies:

2004 August 14

available on Places Important to John Muir, Indiana:

available on Places Important to John Muir, Wisconsin and Life and Contributions:

2004 August 13

available on Places Important to John Muir, John Muir Genealogy, and Daniel Muir Obituary:

2004 July 21

available on John Muir's Writings About People :

available on Places Important to John Muir and John Muir Genealogy

2004 July 18

available on Film and Video:

  • Added annotation for "The Story of Yosemite" DVD and VIDEOCASSETTE. (2000)

2004 July 17

available on Writings of John Muir :

2004 July 11

available on Arts and Drawings, Sketches, and Decorative Arts : available on John Muir Bibliography, Children's Books :
  • Added listing for Forthcoming book: Julie Dunlap & Marybeth Lorbiecki; Illustrated by Bill Farnsworth, John Muir and Stickeen: An Icy Adventure with a No-Good Dog (NorthWord Press, October, 2004) and link to Publisher's website.

2004 June 28

available on Upcoming Events and Important Places, Indiana:

2004 May 31

available on John Muir Yosemite California State Quarter and on California State Quarter Links:

2004 May 16

available on Periodicals Featuring John Muir, John Muir Newsletter, and on the navigation bar:

2004 May 14

available on John Muir Yosemite California State Quarter and on California State Quarter Links:

  • Added Audio section, including link to Coin Talk Radio Program - May 10, 2004 (off-site links)
    Guests:
    Garrett Burke, Winning Design Submitter
    Sarah Dalton, Co-Coordinator, The California State Quarter Project
    Segment 1: [Windows Media Player]
    Garrett and Sarah discuss their involvement in the Quarter Project.
    Segment 2: [Windows Media Player]
    The Design submission and selection processes are discussed.
    Segment 3: [Windows Media Player]
    Using the State Quarters as an educational tool.

2004 May 2

available on John Muir Yosemite California State Quarter, Links:

2004 April 28

available on John Muir in Historical Perspective Conference for 1996:

2004 April 27

available on John Muir Yosemite California State Quarter :
  • Added a thumbnail image of U.S. Mint official line drawing of the John Muir California State Quarter, and a high-res jpg for download (1 MB).

2004 April 21

available on John Muir Day: available on Book Chapters Featuring John Muir, Annotated John Muir Bibliography and on Book Press Releases:
  • Added Lines on the Land: Writers, Art, and the National Parks by Scott Herring (2004)

2004 April 11

available on Collectibles

2004 April 10

available on Book Chapters Featuring John Muir, Annotated John Muir Bibliography :
  • Added listing and annotation for Frankiel, Sandra Sizer, California's Spiritual Frontiers: Religious Alternatives in Anglo-Protestantism, 1850-1910 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988). Full text online: http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft1z09n7fq/
    Chapter 8, "Into the Sierras" discusses John Muir's religious and philosophical views.

available on John Muir Programs at University of the Pacific :

  • Updated new link to John Muir Collections, repository for the John Muir Papers - Holt-Atherton Library, University of the Pacific (off-site link)
  • Added link to John Muir's Personal Library - 700 books that belonged to John Muir, many with his notes and annotations, available to researchers (offsite link)
  • Added link to Related Collections - including the James Eastman Shone Collection of Muiriana, a collection of family papers, photos and memorabilia passed down from John Muir's sister Sarah Muir Galloway, the William Frederic Badè collection, and others. (offsite link)

available on John Muir Newsletter:

  • Added Announcement that back issues of the John Muir Newsletter have been scanned and are now posted in PDF format online at: http://ets.uop.edu/muir/newsletters.htm. As of this writing, issues are available from 1997 - 2001.

available on The Writings of John Muir:

2004 April 9

available on John Muir Yosemite California State Quarter :

Re-organized the page, updated images and announcements, and added:

2004 April 4

available on Life and Contributions of John Muir : available on Favorite Quotations from John Muir :
  • Corrected the "When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop..." quote, to remove the first "all" in this phrase, "...flying through space with all other stars all singing...", and added citation for this quote to Travels in Alaska.

2004 March 29

available on John Muir-Yosemite California State Quarter:
  • Updated page - the John Muir/Yosemite coin was chosen by Governor Schwarzenegger to be the official California State Quarter! Included image of the new design and press release from the Sierra Club applauding the selection.

2004 March 24

available on Film and Video section of the Annotated John Muir Bibliography :
  • Added Annotation for Spirit of Yosemite - The Spectacular Visitor Orientation Film at Yosemite National Park, which includes a depiction of John Muir played by Ben Goger.

2004 February 14

available on Annotated John Muir Bibliography:

2004 February 9

available on Book Chapters Featuring John Muir, Annotated John Muir Bibliography :
  • Added entry and book cover image for the National Geographic book by Kim Heacox for "A Different Drummer: The Prophets of Conservation," in Visions of a Wild America: Pioneers of Preservation
  • Added entry for "With John Muir in the Yosemite", Chapter 8, in Charles Kellogg, The Nature Singer: His Book.

2004 February 6

available on Fiction, Annotated John Muir Bibliography :
  • Added book entry for The Curse of Chief Tenaya by Craig J. Carrozi, including image of cover, links to publisher's website, a sample chapter, and to a book review.
  • Added image of cover and link to excerpt for Zanita, A Tale of Yo-Semite by Therese Yelverton

2004 January 30

available on Educational Resources :

2004 January 24

  • Updated link to the new John Muir Forum , which includes a full-featured Message Board with news of upcoming events and happenings related to John Muir, and the opportunity to discuss Muir with other Muir enthusiasts.

2004 January 23

available on Songs Inspired by John Muir :



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