Eaton Photographs

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4579
Creators:
Eaton (photographer and/or collector)
Dates:
ca. 1906
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
20 Prints
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Subjects: Chilkat Indians, surveyors' camp on Chilkat River, Alaska, and geological and scenic views in Chilkat Valley, Alaska, made and/or collected by a Mr Eaton. U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, apparently in connection with a boundary survey, ca. 1906.
Scope and Contents
Catalog Number 4579: (1) Tribe: Tlingit (Chilkat) Description: Tlingit woman weaving baskets Photographer: Mr Eaton Date: ca. 1906. (2) Tlingit (Chilkat) A Chilkat Indian family Mr Eaton ca. 1906. (3) Tlingit (Chilkat) A Chilkat Indian grave Mr Eaton ca. 1906. (4) Tlingit (Chilkat) The Orca or Whale Killer. (front of a charnel house) Mr Eaton ca. 1906. (5) Camp near boundary across Chilkat River. Timber cutters. Mr Eaton ca. 1906. (6) Camp on boundary, Chilkat River Mr Eaton ca. 1906. (7) Looking down Chilkat Valley Mr Eaton ca. 1906. (8) Terminal moraine of a glacier Mr Eaton ca. 1906.. (9) A hanging glacier Mr Eaton ca. 1906. (10) Surface of glacier showing crevasses Mr Eaton ca. 1906. (11) Baldy Peak Mr Eaton ca. 1906. (12) Ice caps in the summits. Mr Eaton ca. 1906. (13) An inacessible point Mr Eaton ca. 1906. (14) Dyen River near Canyon City, Alaska Mr Eaton ca. 1906. (15) Young spruce and pine restocking a burnt area Mr Eaton ca. 1906. (16) Running the line through birch and alder timber Mr Eaton ca. 1906. (17) Head of Chilkat glacier Mr Eaton ca. 1906. (18) Boundary Monument Number 47I. Chilkat Valley. Mr Eaton ca. 1906. (19) "An icy road ahead" Mr Eaton ca. 1906. (20) A vista along the line across Chilkat Valley Mr Eaton ca. 1906.

Administration
Custodial History
Received from Dr Lloyd G. Henbest, U. S. National Museum, 12/2/53. The prints were received by Mrs Henbest's father, A. L. Ross of Versailles, Missouri, who evidently received them from Mr Eaton. Memo of Henbest to Philip Drucker, 12/2/53, with prints.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4579

Local Note
Local Note
Filed: Photos, Northwest Coast

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4579, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Photographs Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tlingit Indians Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Basket making Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Death and mortuary customs Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Camps -- Alaska Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tlingit Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alaska -- glacial features Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tlingit Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chilkat Tlingit Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland, Maryland 20746
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