- Size of the Collection:
- Over 1,800 volumes.
- History of this Collection:
- Established in 1990s, built through a combination of donations and purchases. There are a significant number of books from Gary Snyder’s library (identified with provenance notes) housed in this collection.
- Overview/ Highlights of Collection:
- Large collection focused on American nature and environmental writing and featuring many inscribed copies of books from the library of Pulitzer Prize winning poet and environmental writer Gary Snyder.
- Items in the collection may be located through the library catalog by searching:
turtle island collection of environmental and nature writing