Charles and Harriet Eaton photograph collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.151
Creators:
Eaton, Charles Phillips
Dates:
1920-1922
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
24 Photographic prints
5 Copy negatives
Repository:
This collection includes photographic prints, postcards, and copy negatives acquired by Charles P. Eaton. These photographs were taken by assorted photographers from approximately 1920-1922 and include portraits shot among the Lake Superior Chippewa community in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin, Ute communities in Colorado, and Sioux communities of unknown locations within the United States.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection is currently unprocessed.
Prints include P03704, P03705, P03707-P03726, P04009, P04490. Copy negatives (photographic) include N21144, N35180-N35183.
P03710 contains derogatory terminology on print.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Arranged by catalog number.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Charles Phillips Eaton was born on May 13, 1863 and grew up in Jersey City, New Jersey. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy, graduated in 1883, and then served in the United States Navy as a lieutenant and later a commander until 1921. As a lieutenant, he compiled the book "Notes on International Law," which was published by the United States Naval Institute in 1904. Harriet Phillips Eaton authored "Jersey City and its Historic Sites," in which she mentions that as of 1899, Charles Eaton was one of only three line officers in the navy from Jersey City. Eaton died on March 14, 1922, and is buried in Maple Grove Park Cemetery, Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection record written by Mikaela Hamilton, Archives Center Intern in 2020.
Author
Mikaela Hamilton
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Harriet Phillips Eaton in Memory of Commander Charles Eaton, 1922.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Access to NMAI Archives Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Preferred Citation
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Charles and Harriet Eaton photograph collection, image #, NMAI.AC.151; National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Lake Superior Chippewa [Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin] Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ute Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vilas County (Wis.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oneida County (Wis.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Minocqua (Wis.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sioux Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Southern Ute Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Museum of the American Indian
4220 Silver Hill Rd
Suitland 20746-2863
nmaiarchives@si.edu
http://nmai.si.edu/explore/collections/archive/