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B. Benton Barker Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: mss-086

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains glass negatives and prints of photos taken around Burlington by B. Benton Barker around the turn of the century. Photos include local stores and shops as well as Lake Champlain. There are also photos of what appears to be a University of Vermont Commencement Ceremony, and some photos taken in Asia or Africa. Unless otherwise noted, photos are taken in Burlington.

Dates

  • circa 1900 - 1920

Creator

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

B. Benton Barker was an early 20th Century photographer in Burlington, Vermont. He is listed in the City Directories as a photographer at 183 College Street from 1904-1913. Frank Barker is listed as a photographer at the same address from 1901-1904.

Extent

1.6 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Abstract

B. Benton Barker was an early 20th Century photographer in Burlington, Vermont. The collection contains glass negatives and prints of photos taken around Burlington by B. Benton Barker around the turn of the century.

Location

Silver Special Collections, Howe Library; contact uvmsc@uvm.edu for access.

Creator

Title
Guide to the B. Benton Barker Photograph Collection
Status
Completed
Date
2009-04-28
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Vermont Libraries, Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Silver Special Collections Library
48 University Place, Room B201
Burlington Vermont 05405 U.S.A. US
(802) 656-2138
(802) 656-4038 (Fax)