President Roosevelt expresses his appreciation for author and conservationist John Burroughs' gift of the book, Far and Near, and encourages him to make note of his trip to Yellowstone in the next book.
Conservationists; Thank-you notes; Authors; Books and reading; Travel; Natural history; Birds; Ornithology; Presidents--Correspondence; United States--Yellowstone National Park; Japan; Uchida, Seinosuke, 1884-1975
John Muir wishes Theodore Roosevelt a happy new year and thanks him for his contributions to conservation. He specifically mentions Roosevelt saving the Tamalpais redwoods and Yosemite National Park. Muir's daughter Helen Lillian Funk Muir has been sick. He took her to the Mohave Desert for the healing dry air.
Giant sequoia; Nature conservation; Presidents--Public opinion; Conservationists--Attitudes; Care of the sick; Water rights; Camping--Religious aspects; California--Yosemite National Park; United States--Mojave Desert; California--Mariposa Grove; California--Mount Tamalpais; Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882
Gifford Pinchot is traveling to Europe on behalf of the National Board of Farm Organizations. He is interested in how reconstruction after World War I may impact American farmers. Theodore Roosevelt gives Pinchot credit for introducing conservation policy to the United States.
World War (1914-1918); Agriculture; Farmers; Conservationists; Soils
List of local conservationists who could serve as platform guests at a Theodore Roosevelt Centennial Symposium lecture.
Congresses and conventions--Planning; Conservationists
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