Champlain Society Records and Yacht Log, Mount Desert Island, 1881

Contributed by Mount Desert Island Historical Society


This logbook documents the observations of the Champlain Society on Mount Desert Island during the summer of 1881.

The Champlain Society was a naturalist club made up of undergraduate students from Harvard College, led by Charles Eliot. Their goal was to study the natural history of Mount Desert Island and to make complete lists of the flora and fauna there as well as a geological map of the island.

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  • Title: Champlain Society Records and Yacht Log, Mount Desert Island, 1881
  • Creation Date: 1881
  • Subject Date: 1881
  • Location: Mount Desert Island, 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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