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Harriet Amelia Kane papers, 1870-1894

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 7 Sub-Series 1

Scope and Contents

Contains journals, correspondence, ephemera, and other materials by Kane. Includes information on her life and activities, including her medical studies and practice. Also includes information on her relationships and interactions with other members of the Kane family. Materials date from between 1870 and 1894.


  • Majority of material found within 1870-1894


Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Kane family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

Harriet Amelia Kane (1854-1896) was a Philadelphia physician and Presbyterian.

The first child of Thomas L. Kane and Elizabeth Wood Kane, Harriet was born in Philadelphia in 1854. Harriet accompanied her parents in the founding of Kane, Pennsylvania. With her mother she attended the Philadelphia Woman's Medical College in the early 1880s and graduated as a Physician. Harriet died while leading a prayer meeting in a Presbyterian church in 1896.


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