William Otis Sawtelle Collections and Research Center
Located in Bar Harbor at Park Headquarters, the center is dedicated to William Otis Sawtelle, founder of the Islesford Historical Museum on Little Cranberry Island. The center houses historic artifacts, archival documents related to the Town of Cranberry Isles, as well as the natural, cultural and administrative history of Acadia National Park and Saint Croix Island International Historic Site.
The center is open to researchers by appointment only.
Access to the collection for scientific research, genealogical study, or development of a publication is permitted. Prospective researchers should contact the Curator for an appointment.
To arrange an appointment to conduct research fill out a research request form.
About Our Collections
Our natural history collections include, but are not limited to: William H. Procter Invertebrate Collection, Ralph Long Ornithological Slide Collection, Harold White Odonata Collection, Daniel T. Jennings Arachnid Collection, Acadia National Park Bioblitz Collections.
Last updated: August 6, 2019