Material from Rosemary Gilliat Eaton's trips to the Arctic regions of Canada in 1953, 1955 and the summer 1960 trip she took with journalist Barbara Hinds.
Subject matter and locations include : aspects of modern Inuit life; whaling station / processing of whale; unloading supply barge; classroom / school; weather station; fishing; boats; aerial images; reindeer; church; farming; Houston's and Art Co-op; Richard Island reindeer station, "Arctic Housewife"; Tutoyaktuk; Frobisher Bay (Iqaluit); Apex; Frobisher Bay seal hunt & Girl Guides/Brownies; Leach Bay; Cape Dorset (Kinngait); Port Burwell (Killiniq) / Ungava Bay; Whitefish Bay - whaling fishery; Pangnirtung (Pangnirtuuq); Fort Chimo (Kuujjuaq); George River (Kangiqsualujjuaq); and Salluit (formerly Sugluk). Also depicted are artists such as Kiakhuk; Nepatchie; Kieowak; Kenoyouk; Kanganginiak; Iyola; Luktak; Paulassie; and Eeivudluk.
Her 1953 journey includes: Whitehorse; Dawson City; photos for stories such as "Yukon Health Nurse".
Her 1955 journey includes: Northern Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
Her 1956 journey includes: Fort Simpson, N.W.T. (Liidli Kue); Aklavik & New Aklavik - including: church paintings which depicts the Holy Family Nativity scene with an Inuit/arctic perspective; R.C. & Anglican Mission hospitals, as well as patients from Charles Camsell hospital in Edmonton.
The textual material relates to her photographs such as notes from a conversation with James Houston; articles about artists in Cape Dorset, caption information on her photographs; Barbara Hinds' manuscript for a book documenting her Arctic travels; various correspondences; and diaries.