Champlain Society log, Information about Samuel de Champlain, Cambridge, 1882

Contributed by Mount Desert Island Historical Society


The Champlain Society was a group of Harvard students who camped and collected significant scientific and historic research on Mount Desert Island in the 1880's.They recorded their research in several logbooks.

This logbook details the namesake of the Society, Samuel Champlain and his explorations of Mount Desert. President of the Champlain Society, Charles Eliot, compiled, wrote, and read the log during Champlain Society meetings in 1882.

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  • Title: Champlain Society log, Information about Samuel de Champlain, Cambridge, 1882
  • Creator: Charles Eliot
  • Creation Date: 1882
  • Subject Date: 1882
  • Locations:
    • Mount Desert, Hancock County, ME
    • Cambridge, Middlesex County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper, softbound notebook
  • Dimensions: 21 cm x 17 cm
  • Object Type: Text

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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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