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Jerome C. Burnett collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: L024

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Jerome C. 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.


  • 1872


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

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


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged by chapter of the account.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Charles A. Burnett on 1937/04/17.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed by Marcia Caudell during August 2010.
Jerome C. Burnett collection
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.