Henry Muhlenberg correspondence, 1779-1815


Date: 1779-1815 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


Correspondents include C. D. Ebeling, Alexander von Humboldt, and Henry Melchior Muhlenberg.

Background note

Henry Muhlenberg was a Lutheran clergyman and botanist; he was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1785.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Restrictions on Use:

No extensive quotation from, or enlargement print of the film without the permission of the Librarian of the Lutheran Theological Seminary.


Presented by Lutheran Theological Seminary and accessioned, 1962 (1962 111mf).

Location of originals:

Originals in Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia.

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

General note

Along with these letters written in German are English content notes.

Indexing Terms


  • Microfilm Collection

Personal Name(s)

  • Ebeling, Christophe Daniel, 1741-1817
  • Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859
  • Muhlenberg, Henry Melchior, 1711-1787
  • Muhlenberg, Henry, 1753-1815


  • Botany.
  • Natural history.