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John C. Burkhart Scrapbook

Identifier: M944

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a ledger used as a scrapbook with Civil War songs, recipes, personal ledger pages (1843-1878). On cover of scrapbook: Bay St Louis. Title page: Freight for Bay St Louis Steamer Creole. Also includes joke booklet, card.


  • 1843-1878


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

John C. Burkhart was an American Civil War soldier with Company A, Twentieth Iowa Infantry. Later farmer and lumber mill owner in Story County, Iowa. He was born in Johnstown, Pa. on April 26, 1833. Died on May 24, 1911 in Zearing, Iowa.


1 envelope (1 folder)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Effie Amicarella; 1976

Finding Aid for the John C. Burkhart Scrapbook
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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Denver CO 80204 United States