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Yosemite Storms and Floods. Outlook, June 3, 1905, v. 80,

P. 297-302.

The waterfalls of the Yosemite in flood time and storm. Yosemite Valley in Flood. Overland, April, 1872, v. 8, p. 347

Account of a three days' storm, and its resulting flood.


GENERAL REFERENCE WORKS Adams, O. F. Dictionary of American Authors. 1901, p. 265.

4 lines. American Men of Science. 1910, p. 338. 7 lines. Americana. 1912, v. 14, pages unnumbered. 13 col. Appleton's Cyclopædia of American Biography. 1900, v. 7,

P. 201. 1/2 col. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopædia. 1910, v. 4, p. 348.

14 col. Century Cyclopedia of Names. 1911, P. 713. 14 lines. Funk and Wagnall's Standard Encyclopedia. 1913, v. 18,

P. 20. 1/2 col. Harper's Encyclopædia of United States History. 1902, v. 6,

P. 309. 24 col. Por. Lamb's Biographical Dictionary. 1903, v. 5, p. 616. 34 col. Men of America. 1908, p. 1668. 34 col. National Cyclopædia of American Biography. 1899, v. 9,

p. 449. 2 col. Por. Good biographical sketch, with special note of his periodical articles. Nelson's Perpetual Loose-Leaf Encyclopædia. 1909, v. 8,

P. 340. 12 col. New International Encyclopædia. 1905, v. 14, p. 91. 14 col. New International Year Book. 1914, p. 470. 17/2 col.

Good summary of Muir's activities and writings, written after his death. New Student's Reference Work. 1911, v. 3, p. 1275. 12 col.

Brief account of his explorations in studying glaciers. Standard Reference Work. 1913, v. 4, pages unnumbered.

2 col. Biographical sketch, and description of Muir Glacier, with good illustration.


Thomas, Joseph. Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Bi

ography and Mythology. 1901, v. 2, p. 1781. 5 lines. Warner, C. D. Library of the World's Best Literature, by

C. D. Warner and others. 1897-1898, v. 18, p. 10405

10414. Por.; V. 29, p. 394. 8 lines.
V. 18 contains a biographical sketch, followed by a selection, "A
Wind-storm in the Forests," from his “The Mountains of California."
Who's Who. 1914, v. 66, p. 1507. 1/3 col.

First entry made in 1903, V. 55, p. 990.
Who's Who in America. 1914-1915, v. 8, p. 1689. 13 col.

First entry made in 1899-1900, v. I, p. 514.

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CHAPTERS ABOUT MUIR IN BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS Barrus, Clara. Our Friend John Burroughs. Houghton, 1914.

$2. Scattered references to Muir. For pages see index under Muir. California-Public Instruction Dept. Two California Neigh

bors. Sacramento, published by the State, 1912. Contains an extract from John Swett's “Public Education in California,” describing Swett's friendship with Muir; also gives a bio

graphical sketch by E. F. Strother. James, G. W. Studious Hero of the Mountains, John Muir

(in James, G. W. Heroes of California. 1910, p. 338

360. Little, $2.) Interesting account of Muir's life and character. Contains extracts from his letters. Markham, Edwin. John Muir, Poet-Scientist (in Markham,

Edwin. California the Wonderful. 1914, p. 368-369.

N. Y. Hearst's International Library Co. $6.) [Pammel, L. H. John Muir (in Major F. Lacey Memorial

Volume and Report of Iowa Park and Forestry Asso

ciation for 1913, p. 477-481.)
An appreciative sketch of his life and work.]

An Act of Heroism. Craftsman, March, 1905, v. 7, p. 665-667.

Describes the heroic rescue, by Muir, of a companion in danger. Badè, W.F. John Muir. Science, March 5, 1915, v. 41, p. 353


A concise, clear account of his life, activities and writings. Baker, R. S. John Muir. Outlook, June 6, 1903, v. 74, p. 365

377. "Shows how the lad Muir prepared himself, unconsciously and unknowingly, for the work of the man Muir.” James.

Barrus, Clara. In the Yosemite with John Muir. Craftsman,

Dec., 1912, v. 23, p. 324-335. Por. Personal impressions of Muir formed on a camping trip in the Yosemite.

With John o' Birds and John o' Mountains in the Southwest. Century, Aug., 1910, v. 80, p. 521-528. Por.

Contrasts Muir's character with Burrough's. Bland, H. M. John Muir. Overland, June, 1906, v. 47, p. 517

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525. Por,

Purely biographical. Buckley, E. R. John Muir. Wisconsin Alumni Magazine,

Jan., 1900, V. I, p. 141-146. Por. “The information and part of the phraseology of this biography was taken from the “National Cyclopædia of American Biography.”

Footnote. Carr, J. C. John Muir. Californian Illustrated Magazine,

June, 1892, v. 2, p. 88-94. Por. Descriptions of Muir's inventions as a young man, and of his wanderings and final arrival in California. Clarken, G. G. At Home with John Muir. Overland, Aug.,

1908, v. 52, p. 125-128. “A keen appreciation of Mr. Muir and his characteristics.” Overland. Comrade of the Giant Trees. Literary Digest, Jan, 16, 1915,

v. 50, p. 114-119. "A man so moved by the spiritual forces that he actually compelled a careless nation to preserve the Yosemite Valley, the Big Trees, and the Yellowstone National Park as an everlasting heritage of the people."

In“ Personal Glimpses.” Concerning an Old Student. Wisconsin Alumni Magazine,

Nov., 1900, v. 2, p. 75-76. Description of Muir's inventions during his student life at the University of Wisconsin. Conversation with John Muir. World's Work, Nov., 1906,

v. 13, p. 8249-8250.

In “Among the World's Workers." Editorials on John Muir. Nation, Dec., 1914, v. 99, p. 762,


Gives brief sketches of his life and works. Written after his death, French, Harold. Psalmist of the Sierra. Sunset, Aug., 1914,

V. 33, p. 355-357. Por.

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