University of Washington Arboretum photograph collection, circa 1930s-1980s  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
University of Washington. Arboretum
Title
University of Washington Arboretum photograph collection
Dates
circa 1930s-1980s (inclusive)
Quantity
616 photographic prints (including 1 album)
13 slides
34 negatives : nitrate
103 negatives
9 color transparencies
Collection Number
PH0379
Summary
Photographs related to the University of Washington Arboretum, including projects, structures, people, events and views
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


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

397 black and white photographs concerning the University of Washington Arboretum, 1930s-1980s. Includes landscaping projects (Japanese Tea Garden, Arbor Day Planting); structures (gatehouse, greenhouse, bridges, etc.); aerial views, general views and vistas; maps; Works Progress Administration activities; various people and social functions; plant species and general Northwest landscape views; other botanical gardens and private estates. 1 album with 219 photographs by Frederick Leister entitled "Pcitures taken on Eastern trip. Arboretums - parks - botanical gardens and private estates. Sept. - Nov."

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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

Preferred Citation

The required credit line for use of images from Special Collections is: University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections, [plus the negative number].

The negative number is provided with the image and is a letter + number combination such as UW13452; Hegg 1234; or NA1275. A typical credit line would be, University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections, UW13452.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


 

BOX 1:
Folder 1: Letter and 13 photographs from the office of Olmsted Bros. to Dean Winkenwerder. (1936)
Folder 2: 41 black and white photographs of general views, landscaping, greenhouse, nursery site, gatehouse, Washington Park Boulevard. (1930s.)
Folder 3: 61 black and white photographs of general views, gatehouse, nursery, Azalea Way, look-out, kiosk. (1940s.)
Folder 4: 32 black and white photographs of general views, examples of species, clubhouse, ground breaking ceremony for the Japanese Tea Garden, members of conference? (1950s.)
Folder 5: 52 black and white and color photographs; 8 contact sheets of general views, Japanese Garden under construction, Visitor Center, plant sale, Reception for Mr. Iida (1973); Conifer Meadow; Arbor Day Planting (1964); Minoru Takahashi. (1960s-1980s.)
Folder 6: 6 aerial views (1 duplicate). (circa 1930s)
Folder 7: Maps. Various.
Folder 8: 43 black and white photographs of general views. (undated)
Folder 9: 4 black and white photographs of landscaping projects. (undated)
Folder 10: 11 black and white photographs and 2 contact sheets of plant species in Arboretum. (undated)
Folder 11: 21 black and white photographs and 1 contact sheet of structures: bridges, stone kiosk, look-out, gatehouse, greenhouse. (undated)
Folder 12: 14 black and white photographs of people.
Folder 13: 13 black and white photographs of Works Progress Administration activities. (1936-1937)
Folder 14: 12 black and white photographs of plant species in Northwest? (undated)
Folder 15: 24 black and white photographs by B.O. Mulligan of landscape and views in Washington including the Cascades, Olympics and Eastern Washington. (1953-1971)
Folder 16: 8 black and white photographs of other botanical gardens.
Folder 17: 13 slides of a reception for Mr. Iida at the Merrill House. (1973)

BOX 2: Negatives

BOX 3: Oversize photographs; album (219 photographs)

4 aerial views. [1969; undated]
1 image of "California Big Tree" (Sequoiadendron giganteum) [1960s.]
1 mounted view North over old city dump area from Lake Washington Blvd. at Roanoke St. [circa 1948.]
1 photo of the gatehouse by Jan Rasmussen. [undated]
5 photos of Arboretum Photo Contest. [1957?]
19 General views
1 photo of H.M. Chittenden Locks, Ballard. View North across canal to buildings. [undated]
1 photo of former city dump area, facing West after clearing of brambles and cultivating. 1947. [M273]
1 album of 219 black and white photographs entitled "Pictures taken on Eastern trip. Arboretums - parks - botanical gardens and private estates. Sept-Nov." Photos by Frederick Leisier.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographic prints

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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