Madie Brown Emparan papers, 1941-1970.


Madie Brown Emparan papers, 1941-1970.

Consists of notes on John McLaren, designer of Golden Gate Park; correspondence from Linnie Marsh Wolfe, Muir's biographer, regarding John Muir's grave; and, minutes of John Muir Association (1941).

1 folder.

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Muir, John, 1838-1914 (person)

American author and naturalist. From the description of Papers of John Muir [manuscript], 1885-1915. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833450 From the description of Letter to Dewitt Miller, 1895 February 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 64433074 Naturalist, author, conservationist, John Muir is considered a precursor of the environmentalist movement. Through his numerous books and articles, which emphasize the importance of wildernes...

Empáran, Madie Brown (person)

Republican presidential campaign worker in 1928. From the description of Madie Brown Emparan papers, 1928-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869746 Historian, conservationist. Author of "The Vallejos of California" (1968) and wife of Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo's youngest grandson. She planned a work on John McLaren, Scottish botanist who designed Golden Gate Park and her notes for project are in this collection. She was also active in John Muir Association's efforts to h...

Wolfe, Linnie Marsh, 1881-1945 (person)

McLaren, John, 1846-1943 (person)

John McLaren was born December 20, 1846, in Scotland, and studied at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh. He was recruited by George Howard to create a garden for his estate "El Cerrito" in San Mateo, California. McLaren came to San Francisco and began work for Howard in February 1873. McLaren married Jane Mill July 31, 1876, in San Francisco. The Board of Park Commissioners appointed McLaren Assistant Superintendent of Golden Gate Park in 1887. He held the position of Superintendent of Parks ...