Rand - Edward Lothrop Rand (1859-1924)



Rand - Edward Lothrop Rand (1859-1924)

Born as Edward Sprague Rand IV, he changed his name to Edward Lothrop Rand on July 2, 1878 after his father’s disgrace. Edward Lothrop Rand became a noted botanist, like his father, famous on Mount Desert Island as one of the driving members of the Champlain Society, first Chairman of the Path Committee on MDI, the author of "Flora of Mount Desert Island, Maine" and the early maps of what would later become Acadia National Park he produced with Waldron Bates.


“Rand - Edward Lothrop Rand (1859-1924),” Southwest Harbor Public Library Digital Archive, accessed February 20, 2019, https://swhplibrary.net/digitalarchive/items/show/8595.Item 3551