Mayme B. Kimes Tribute
February 28, 1909 - September 7, 2002
Mayme* B. Kimes was one of our century's leading John Muir experts and collectors. Together with her husband Bill who pre-deceased her in 1998, she co-authored the book, John Muir: A Reading Bibliography which remains today the essential resource for Muir researchers and fans.
Her strength, spirit, and love of wilderness has inspired us all.
Mayme's favorite John Muir Quote:
"Oh, these vast, calm, measureless mountain days, inciting at once to work and rest! Days in whose light everything seems equally divine, opening a thousand windows to show us God. Nevermore, however weary, should one faint by the way who gains the blessings of one mountain day; whatever his fate, long life, short life, stormy or calm,
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* Mrs. Kimes used the appellation "Maymie" in the masterful book she and her husband Bill wrote, to reflect her first name's proper pronunciation; however her actual first name was "Mayme."