Jerome C. Burnett

Burnett, Jerome C.
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.


Information found within collection.

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:



Charles A. Burnett, 17 April 1937

Access :

The collection is open for research use



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.


Materials are entirely in English

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