New collection at Stanford Libraries offers extensive materials on discovery, exhibitions of giant sequoia trees

March 10, 2017

A new collection obtained by Stanford University Libraries offers an extensive look at the time of the discovery and exhibitions of California’s giant sequoia trees.

Stanford University Libraries has recently acquired a large collection of historical materials documenting the discovery and exhibitions of the giant sequoia trees between the 1850s and early 20th century. (read more)

A book of engravings known as Vischer’s Views of California depicts the Mammoth Tree Grove. Image credit: L.A. Cicero