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John Muir Papers donation celebrated - April 13, 2019

John Muir's granddaughter-in-law gifts Yosemite oil painting to University of the Pacific - Jan. 27, 2017


John Muir Symposium visit to Yosemite Falls

John Muir Symposium 2018


Insight With Beth Ruyak | Capital Public Radio - March 7, 2018

"University Of The Pacific Honors 150th Anniversary Of John Muir's First Visit To California"

Scotland Outdoor Podcast | BBC Scotland - Sept. 24, 2016 

"Celebrating the life of John Muir in Yosemite National Park"
Pacific's William Swagerty and Mike Wurtz were among those interviewed for this 90-minute BBC Scotland special.


Pacific Newsroom

"Pacific's John Muir symposium saunters to 'God's Cathedral' and back again,", March 30, 2018

"Pacific brings alive lesser-known Muir 150 years after he lands in California,", March 1, 2018

"Pacific's John Muir virtual reality film to premiere at film festival,", Feb. 8, 2018

"Media X VR film wins film festival award,", Aug. 1, 2018

"Vernal Fall oil painting gifted to Pacific from the family of John Muir" and "Touching the Past- A student's research on the John Muir Collection brings history to life," Pacific Review, Page 5, Spring 2017 (PDF)

"John Muir's granddaughter-in-law gifts Yosemite oil painting to Pacific,", Nov. 10, 2016

"John Muir journals transcription project,", May 19, 2014 

"John Muir legacy lives strong at Pacific,", March 18, 2014


"John Muir: Timeless champion of nature,", April 12, 2019

"John Muir's Stockton Legacy,", April 12, 2019

"How John Muir's incessant study saved Yosemite," The Conversation, April 21, 2016

"John Muir's grand legacy appropriately graces the California quarter," by William Swagerty, The Record, Feb. 6, 2005

John Muir Papers in the news

"Pacific hosting weekend of events celebrating gift of John Muir papers," The Record, April 12, 2019

"Guest view: Muir collection an education in understanding, preserving nature," The Record, April 12, 2019

"University of the Pacific Celebrates Muir-Hanna Family's Gift of John Muir Papers," Sierra Sun Times, April 11, 2019

"A virtual encounter with John Muir," The Record, Aug. 5, 2018

"Pacific takes a wonderful 'Fall'," The Record, Nov. 14, 2016

"John Muir's Journals: Read, Decipher, Share," KQED's "The California Report," April 21, 2016

"The joys of transcribing Muir," The Record, Jan. 26, 2015

"A digital look into John Muir's mind," The Record, Jan. 25, 2015

"Pacific asks the public to help decipher Muir's journals," The Record, Jan. 11, 2015

"John Muir's Stockton trail," The Record, Dec. 25, 2014

"Muir, 100 years later," The Record, Dec. 24, 2014 

"John Muir's connection to Stockton," The Record, March 31, 2014 

"The legacy of Muir,' March 15, 2014

"John Muir's legacy of conservation celebrated," The Record, April 24, 2010

"John Muir Exhibit," PBS' "Rob on the Road," Oct. 29, 2009

"PBS' Burns helped out by the Haggin," The Record, Oct. 4, 2009

"Muir descendants party in Stockton," The Record, Feb. 10, 2005

"UOP's vast Muir collection," The Record, Jan. 2005