Burnett Notebooks

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

13 volumes of manuscript notes and calculations about magic squares.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Chaplyn Burnett was born in December 1863 to Charles Mountford Burnett MD and Emily Jane Chaplyn. He entered the Army in 1884 and became a Captain in 1893 and a Major in 1902. He received a DSO in 1900 and an OBE in 1919. He published 'Easy methods for the construction of magic squares', (London, 1936).

Conditions Governing Access

Accessible to all registered researchers

Acquisition Information

Unknown

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