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Contains 11 Results:

Elizabeth Wood Kane writings, 1856-1921

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains autobiographical and literary writings by Elizabeth Wood Kane. Most of the documents, including travel accounts, focus on her life and experiences. She writes about her husband Thomas L. Kane serving in the Civil War, her experiences with the Mormons in the West, and Also includes family history projects, getting to meet President Ulysses S. Grant, and other family affairs. Materials also include family history writings like the autobiography of her father. Dated 1856-1921.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1856-1921

Elizabeth Wood Kane autobiography, 1869

 Sub-Series — Box: 31, Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Materials include a typescript copy of Elizabeth Wood Kane's autobiography, "The Story of the Mother of the Regiment". It focuses on on Elizabeth's life during the Utah War and the Civil War. She also writes about the founding of Kane, Pennsylvania and about her husband, Thomas L. Kane, going to Utah in 1857 and fighting in the Civil War. There are some marginal notes and underlining by Elizabeth's son, Elisha Kent Kane. Dated 1869.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1869

Elizabeth Wood Kane writings on settlement and development of Kane, Pennsylvania, approximately 1866-1896

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains manuscripts, drafts, and source materials related to Kane's history of Kane, Pennsylvania. Includes information on the Kane family's role in settlement and autobiographical writings. Materials date from between approximately 1866 and 1896.
Dates: Majority of material found within approximately 1866-1896

Elizabeth Wood Kane manuscript, 1869 March 26-1869 April 11

 Item — Box: 31, Folder: 2
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Item 1
Scope and Contents Materials include a manuscript written by Elizabeth Wood Kane, possibly a draft of her autobiography, written in 1869. The manuscript has many edits and corrections, some made by Kane's husband Thomas L. Kane. It provides information about settling in northwest Pennsylvania, founding the town of Kane, the fire that burned down their lumber mill, the first settlers in Kane, and a visit in their town from a Native American named Sawlog. Elizabeth also questions if it is right for women to stay...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1869 March 26-1869 April 11

Sketch prepared for the commissioners of Sergeant township, date of production not identified

 Item — Box: 31, Folder: 2a
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Item 2
Scope and Contents Materials include a sketch titled "Sketch prepared for the Commissioners of Sergeant Township" and completed in colored inks. It illustrates plans for building a new road to Cumminsville and Sheffield from Kane, Pennsylvannia, with some explanatory notes. There is no date on item nor indication of its creator. Date of production not identified.
Dates: Majority of material found in date of production not identified

Badly frozen, date of production not identified

 Item — Box: 31, Folder: 2a
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Item 3
Scope and Contents Materials include a newspaper clipping titled "Badly Frozen", which gives the account of Roswell and Samuel Sartwell, brothers who discovered and saved a man who had nearly frozen to death. Found inside the Elizabeth Wood Kane manuscript. Date of production not identified.
Dates: Majority of material found in date of production not identified

Elizabeth Wood Kane manuscript draft, approximately 1866

 Item — Box: 31, Folder: 3
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Item 1
Scope and Contents Materials include an original draft of a manuscript written by Elizabeth Wood Kane, and published in the Erie newspaper. It includes descriptions of the constructions of the Kane mansion, the hotel, and the beauty of the surrounding land. No date on item. Dated approximately 1866.
Dates: Majority of material found in approximately 1866

Upland, 1856

 Item — Box: 31, Folder: 4
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Item 2
Scope and Contents Materials include chapter two of an original draft of a manuscript by Elizabeth Wood Kane titled "Upland". It is written as a letter and is about going to Williamsville. Dated 1856.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1856

Cross-reference to Series 11

 Item — Box: 31, Folder: 6
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Item 1

Elizabeth Wood Kane manuscript, date of production not identified

 Item — Box: 31, Folder: 4
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Item 1
Scope and Contents Materials include a manuscript written by Elizabeth Wood Kane giving a brief history of the Kane family's settlement in McKean County, Pennsylvania. Date of production not identified.
Dates: Majority of material found within date of production not identified