Kane family photographs, approximately 1840-1900
Scope and Contents
Contains photographs and related materials of the Kane family that were not found in the three-volume family photograph album. These include a steel printing plate of a portrait of Thomas L. Kane in his Civil War uniform, five prints made from that plate, a photograph of George Q. Cannon, and two photographs of unknown people. Materials are largely undated and unlabeled, but presumably date from the mid 19th century to early 20th century.
- approximately 1840-1900
Conditions Governing Access
Condition restricted; permission to use materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services. Patrons should use reproductions where available.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Photocopying is not permitted. Permission to publish material from the Kane family collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Coordinating Commitee.
The Kane family was a prominent family of politicians, lawyers, and doctors in Pennsylvania. Thomas L. Kane (1822-1883) was born in Philadelphia to John K. Kane (1795-1858), judge and politician in the city. In 1853 he married Elizabeth Dennistown Wood (1836-1909), and they had four children. Following the Civil War, the Kane family moved to western Pennsylvania to found the town of Kane, Pennsylvania.
Other Finding Aids
A file and item-level finding aid is available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS3190.xml
Existence and Location of Copies
- Kane (Family : Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1822-1883) (Creator, Family)