Champlain Society Meeting Records, Mount Desert Island, 1882-1883

Contributed by Mount Desert Island Historical Society


The Champlain Society was a group of Harvard University undergraduate students who sailed, camped, and pursued scientific exploration on Mount Desert Island.

The Meeting Records of 1882-1883 summarize the expeditions of 1881 and 1882, and include the Champlain Society Member Directory, impromptu poety and song recitals, and abstracts of the various scientific findings in the fields of geology, meteorology, ornithology, botany, photography, and entomology.

Meetings generally took place in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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  • Title: Champlain Society Meeting Records, Mount Desert Island, 1882-1883
  • Creator: Mount Desert Historical Society
  • Creation Date: 1882–1883
  • Subject Date: 1882–1883
  • Location: Northeast Harbor, Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Bound book, Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 21 cm x 17 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Mount Desert Island Historical Society
PO Box 653, 353 Sound Drive, Mount Desert, ME 04660
(207) 276-9323

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