Burnell, Levi


Title: Burnell, Levi

Reference Code: Mss-2071

Inclusive Dates: 1883

Quantity: 000.03 cu. ft

Location: SmMss

Abstract: Burnell was a Milwaukee resident from 1853 until his death in 1883. He reportedly devised a method to transmit messages over metallic wires years before Samuel Morse perfected his form of telegraphy.

Scope and Content: The records consist of an obituary, an article published in the December 1978 Wisconsin Academy Review, and daguerreotype.

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: English