Champlain Club camp and yacht log, Mount Desert Island, 1880

Contributed by Mount Desert Island Historical Society

Description

This log book of the Champlain Society systematically records the natural environment of Mount Desert Island, as observed by a group of Harvard undergraduates led by Charles Eliot.

The budding scientists and crew included Charles Eliot, his younger brother Samuel A. Eliot, Marshall P. Slade, George B. Dunbar, William H. Dunbar, Henry M. Spelman, hired cook William Breyant and hired boatman Orrin Donnell (of Sullivan, Maine).

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About This Item

  • Title: Champlain Club camp and yacht log, Mount Desert Island, 1880
  • Creation Date: 1880
  • Subject Date: 1880
  • Town: Mount Desert Island
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Object Type: Text

For more information about this item, contact:

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