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Burnett, Jerome C.
L24
1872
1 mss box

Manuscript & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Marcia R. Caudell, August 2010

Biographical Note:

Jerome C. Burnett was born in New Jersey, May 15, 1833 and moved to Terre Haute Indiana when a child. He was a newspapers correspondent, poet, lecturer, banker, and Deputy State Auditor. He married Elizabeth Lange in 1870.

Source:

Information found within collection.
AncestryLibrary.com

Parker, Benjamin Strattan, and Enos Boyd Heiney. 1900. Poets and poetry of Indiana; a representative collection of the poetry of Indiana during the first hundred years of its history as territory and state, 1800 to 1900. New York: Silver, Burdett and Co.

Scope and Content Note:

The collection consists of Burnett’s account, written in 1872, of a trip to Denver Colorado and the Rocky Mountains, which he titled “Six months in the saddle and camp, or roughing it in the Rockies in 1870.”

Photocopying Policy:

Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.

Box and Folder Listing:

Box 1.  The collection is 18 folders and each folder is a chapter of the account.

Collection Information

Size of Collection:

1 manuscript box (18 folders)

Collection Dates:

1870

Provenance:

Charles A. Burnett, 17 April 1937

Access :

The collection is open for research use

Restrictions:

None

Reproduction Rights:

Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.

Language:

Materials are entirely in English

Alternate Formats:

None

Related Holdings:

None

Notes: