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1Author:  Ordway, John,b. ca. 1775.Requires cookie*
 Title:  John Ordway journal, 1804-1806     
 Dates:  1804-1806 
 Abstract:  These three volumes contain the journal kept by John Ordway from May 1804 to September 1806, while serving as a sergeant of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Ordway's journals note wildlife, daily happenings on the expedition, and interactions with Native peoples. These volumes can serve as a good complement to the original Lewis and Clark ones. The journals have been edited and printed elsewhere, including a recent edition published by the APS.

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 Call #:  Mss.917.3.Or2 
 Extent:  3 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Exploration. | Native America | Natural history 
 Genre:  Travel Narratives and Journals 
 Subjects:  Indians of North America | Louisiana Purchase -- Discovery and exploration. | Natural history. 
2Author:  Muhlenberg family.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Muhlenberg family papers, 1769-1866     
 Dates:  1769-1866 
 Abstract:  The collection contains miscellaneous papers from this prominent Pennsylvania family. Some of the material is in German. Included in the collection are diplomas and various certificates of family members, including Peter Muhlenberg's original certificate of membership in the Society of the Cincinnati. There is a significant amount of correspondence from Christian Dencke to the Muhlenbergs in 1798-1799, a period when he was setting up a mission to Indians in Ontario. The letters, in German and Latin, seem to discuss natural history.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.M891 
 Extent:  4.25 Linear Feet 
 Topics:  American Revolution | Military History | Native America | Natural history | Pennsylvania History | Religion 
 Genre:  Family Correspondence | Foreign Language | General Correspondence | Military Records | Travel Narratives and Journals 
 Subjects:  Agriculture -- United States. | Barns. | Botany | Delaware Indians | Fungi. | Grasses. | Herbaria. | Lichens. | Lutheran Church -- Clergy. | Meteorology - Observations | Natural history. | Plants. | Shrubs. | Trees. | Zoology -- Vermont. 
3Author:  Clark, William, 1770-1838Requires cookie*
 Title:  Lewis and Clark Journals     
 Dates:  1804-1806 
 Abstract:  The Lewis and Clark Journals are among the APS's most treasured and well-known collections. MOLE contains a detailed inventory of the collection.

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 Call #:  Mss.917.3.L58 
 Extent:  30 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Early National Politics | Native America | Travel 
 Genre:  Travel Narratives and Journals 
 Subjects:  Chinook Indians | Exploration | Indians of North America | Indians of North America -- Missouri | Indians of North America -- Montana | Indians of North America -- North Dakota | Indians of North America -- Oregon | Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806) | Mandan Indians | Missouri Indians | Natural history | Northwest Coast Indians | Oto indians | Plains Indians | Plateau Indians | Salish Indians | Shoshoni Indians | Sihasapa Indians