Barton Brothers photographs, circa 1900-1903

Overview of the Collection

Barton Brothers (Seattle, Wash.)
Barton Brothers photographs
circa 1900-1903 (inclusive)
15 photographic prints (1 folder) ; 5x7 in.
15 photocopies (1 folder)
Collection Number
Photographs of Seattle streets, Army transport ships, and Denny Hall
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2065431929
Fax: 2065431931
Access Restrictions

Entire collection can be viewed on the Libraries’ Digital Collections website. Permission of Visual Materials Curator required to view originals. Contact Special Collections for more information.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

James B. Barton was a photographer living and working in Seattle from approximately 1900 until the late 1960s. He is listed in the city directory variously as a bookeeper, collector, photographer, salesman and insurance agent. James B. Barton and his brother Arthur formed the Barton Brothers photography studio.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Photographs depicting various street scenes in Seattle; U.S. Army transport ships, probably departing for the Philippines in 1900; and Denny Hall on the University of Washington campus. They were made by the Barton Brothers, probably Arthur and James B. Barton.

The photographs were probably originally part of an album.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Alternative Forms Available

View the digital version of the collection

Restrictions on Use

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

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Source: Michael Maslan; received in 1993.

Processing Note

Processed by Cindy Porter, 2009.

Related Materials

See also James B. Barton Photographs, PH2007-038.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Central business districts--Washington (State)--Seattle--Photographs
  • Transports--Washington (State)--Seattle--Photographs
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)
  • Waterfronts--Washington (State)--Seattle--Photographs

Corporate Names

  • Denny Hall (Seattle, Wash.)--Photographs

Geographical Names

  • Seattle (Wash.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Photographs

Form or Genre Terms

  • Photographic prints

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Barton, Andrew W. (Andrew Willis), 1873- (photographer)
    • Barton, James B. (James Bert), 1881-1967 (photographer)