Marion E. Marts lantern slide collection, circa 1910s-1950s  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Marts, Marion Ernest, 1915-
Marion E. Marts lantern slide collection
circa 1910s-1950s (inclusive)
218 lantern slides (7 boxes)
Collection Number
Lantern slides of the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii, showing geographical features, people, landscapes, and other scenes
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Marion Ernest Marts was born in 1915 and received his undergraduate and masters degrees from the University of Washington (UW). He received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1950. Marts returned to UW in 1951 as a member of the Geography Department faculty. From 1957 to 1984, he also served UW in various administrative capacities, including director of the University Division of Evening Classes (1957-1963), vice provost (1963-1969), director and later dean of the summer quarter (1966-1981), and ombudsman (1981-1984).

During the Ross Dam controversy Marts spoke out in favor of the enlargement of Ross Dam. Marts collaborated with Jackie Krolopp Kirn on an article for the Natural Resources Journal titled "The Skagit-High Ross Controversy: Negotiation and Settlement" and included the various issues involved in the controversy in his class lectures.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Lantern slides of the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii. The slides show a variety of subject matter, including people, vegetation, landscapes, geological features, agriculture, fishing and canning, logging, and other industry. Some of the slides are hand-colored. Also included are lists of slides; however, they do not seem to match the slides in this collection.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top


Container(s) Description
1-2 Pacific Northwest
2-6 Hawaii
7 Lists of slides

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Lantern slides--Specimens
  • Personal Names :
  • Marts, Marion E. (Ernest), 1915---Archives
  • Geographical Names :
  • Hawaii--Slides
  • Northwest, Pacific--Slides
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Lantern slides

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)