From the Archives & Special Collections: One Tree, by Gretchen C. Daily and Charles J. Katz

Photographs courtesy of Marquand Editions.

The artists’ book One Tree, by environmental scientist Gretchen C. Daily and photographer Charles J. Katz, describes how one relict tree, the Ceiba pentandra, located in the village of Sabalito, Costa Rica, carries physical and spiritual importance far out into the world. In poetic language interwoven with scientific fact, Daily describes the historical and natural history of this tree and its species. Katz’s photographs of the tree and the village of Sabalito amplify this message.

The Archives & Special Collections has many artists’ books related to environmental issues. If you are interested in seeing them, come by during our drop-in hours or schedule an appointment with us!

The Archives & Special Collections has drop-in hours on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM or is open by appointment.

By Laura Edgar, Assistant Archivist


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