Contributed by Mount Desert Island Historical Society
Edward L. Rand, Secretary of the Champlain Society, reported the group's meetings that took place during the winter months of 1886-1887 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Champlain Society was a group of Harvard University students who camped, explored, conducted scientific research, and socialized on Mount Desert Island. Areas of study included botany, geology, ornithology, and zoology.
In addition to the attendance report of the five meetings and a treasury assessment, Mr. Rand noted an excursion in Massachusetts Bay in 1886, a list of published titles authored by the Champlain Society members, and missing books and maps from the group's library.
About This Item
- Title: Champlain Society Report of the Secretary, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1886-87
- Creator: Edward L. Rand
- Creation Date: 1886–1887
- Subject Date: 1886–1887
- Mount Desert, Hancock County, ME
- Cambridge, Middlesex County, MA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 2.1 cm x 1.7 cm
- Object Type: Text
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Camping--Maine--Mount Desert Island
- Clubs--Maine--Mount Desert Island
- Clubs--Maine--Northeast Harbor
- Harvard University
- Mount Desert Island (Me.)
- Organizations--Maine--Mount Desert Island
For more information about this item, contact:Mount Desert Island Historical Society
PO Box 653, 353 Sound Drive, Mount Desert, ME 04660
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