Martha E. Brune Frederick & Nelson photograph collection, 1950  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Brune, Martha E
Title
Martha E. Brune Frederick & Nelson photograph collection
Dates
1950 (inclusive)
Quantity
14 photographic prints (1 folder)
Collection Number
PH0138
Summary
Photographs documenting the construction of the Frederick & Nelson store at 5th and Pine, including rooftop views of Seattle
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Additional Reference Guides

Languages
English


Historical BackgroundReturn to Top

Frederick & Nelson was a Seattle, Washington, department store founded in 1890. Acquired by Marshall Field & Company in 1929, the company closed its doors in 1992. The former Seattle flagship store is now occupied by the flagship store for Nordstrom.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Photographs documenting the construction of the Frederick & Nelson building at 500 Pine Street in 1950 including views of Seattle from the top of a nearby building.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

The physical condition of some of the photographs suggest that they were originally from a photo album.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Alternative Forms Available

View selections from the collection in digital format.

Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation, or publication. Contact Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Buildings--Washington (State)--Seattle--Photographs
  • Department stores--Design and construction--Photographs
  • Department stores--Washington (State)--Seattle--Photographs
  • Corporate Names :
  • Frederick & Nelson
  • Geographical Names :
  • Seattle (Wash.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Photographs
  • Seattle (Wash.)--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographs

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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