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Harriet A. Kane diary, 1883 January - December

 Item — Box: 35, Folder: 10
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 7 Sub-Series 1

Scope and Contents

Harriet A. Kane Diary, 1 January - 30 December 1883, The Standard Diary, 1883, black cover, badly damaged binding, 376 pp. (11 pp. blank) dark ink, includes printed Counting-House Calendar for 1883 and Interest Table in front, dates preprinted.


  • 1883 January - December

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.


From the Sub-Series: 32 folders



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File-level inventory available online.


Highlights include: going to the medical college with Elizabeth Dennistoun Wood Kane in Philadelphia, Elizabeth working on her thesis, Evan also going to college; 3 March—visit from George Q. Cannon; working on her thesis; summer in Kane; family’s hotel in Kane; 14 July—Thomas L. Kane’s lawsuit; visiting in New York; trip to Niagara Falls; 18 October— Thomas tells them of the “B.L.B.”; 25 October—had “the Mormons” to dinner; Elisha’s accident in a gas explosion; William Wood’s marriage to Helen Mason; Thomas’ illness and death, his last moments ( 25 December) and burial ( 28 December); 30 December—“The heavenly Father took my dear Father because he was so very tired and we did not take care of him enough if Mamma only gets over it.”

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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Brigham Young University
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