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Collection Summary
Administrative Information
Biographical Note
Scope and Content Note
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B. Benton Barker Photograph Collection

Collection Summary

Repository
University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections
Creator - Photographer
Barker, B. Benton
Title
B. Benton Barker Photograph Collection
ID
mss.086
Date
circa 1900 - 1920
Extent
1.6 Linear feet 4 boxes
Location
Special Collections, Bailey/Howe Library
Language
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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item] B. Benton Barker Photograph Collection, Special Collections, University of Vermont Library.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections 2009-04-28 

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.

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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.

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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.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • University of Vermont.

Genre(s)

  • Photographs

Geographic Name(s)

  • Burlington (Vt.)
  • Champlain, Lake

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