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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 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 writings about Ulysses S. Grant visit, 1869 August 13-1869 August 15

 Sub-Series — Box: 32, Folder: 4
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Materials include a manuscript written by Elizabeth Wood Kane describing Ulysses S. Grant's visit with the Kane family; there are details about their activities, discussions, and her impressions of the presidential party. Many of their conversations were about politics, religion, and race relations. Dated 1869.
Dates: 1869 August 13-1869 August 15

Elizabeth Wood Kane writings from Utah trip, 1860-1877

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains letters, notes, clippings, and other materials relating to Kane's visit to Utah in 1872. Includes information on their travels, conditions in Utah, and the publication of her account in the book Twelve Mormon Homes. Materials date from between 1860 and 1877.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1860-1877

The war on Kinzua, 1878

 Item — Box: 32, Folder: 3
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Item 1
Scope and Contents Materials include a handwritten manuscript written by Elizabeth Wood Kane about Thomas L. Kane and his troubles with the P.C.L. & P. Co. oil company. The manuscript has some handwritten notes by Thomas L. Kane on it. Dated 1878.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1878

Early reminiscences of Kane, 1896 July 4

 Item — Box: 32, Folder: 2
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Item 1
Scope and Contents Materials include a typewritten manuscript by Elizabeth Wood Kane written for the "Kane Leader", a local newspaper. It tells about her first visit to the area, her husband's involvement in the development of Kane, and Thomas L. Kane's desires to build a hospital there. Dated July 4, 1896.
Dates: 1896 July 4

Founding of Kane and our family life there, volume II, approximately 1869-1870

 Item — Box: 32, Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Item 1
Scope and Contents Materials include a typescript copy of Elizabeth Wood Kane's 1869 manuscript (Box 31, folder 2). The typescript was created by Kane's son, Elisha Kent Kane, and has some of his notes and underlining on it. Dated approximately 1869-1870.
Dates: Majority of material found within approximately 1869-1870

Elizabeth Wood Kane letter to Harriet and Elisha Kane, Alida Constable, and Ann G. Thomas, 1872 November 20-1872 November 23

 Item — Box: 32, Folder: 5
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 Sub-Series 4 Item 1
Scope and Contents Letters from Elizabeth Wood Kane to Harriet Kane, Elisha Kane, Alida Constable, and Ann G. Thomas describing her trip across the country to Utah. The letters are grouped together, but there are three distinct sets of letters. The first is dated November 20, 1872; the second is dated November 22-24, 1872; and the third is dated November 25-29. Dated November 20-29, 1872.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1872 November 20-1872 November 23

Elizabeth Wood Kane letter to Elisha Kane, 1872 December 4

 Item — Box: 32, Folder: 6
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 Sub-Series 4 Item 1
Scope and Contents note Letter from Elizabeth Wood Kane to her son Elisha Kent Kane, about being preached to by Mormons. She says Thomas L. Kane is much better and the boys are being called "Gentiles" by the Mormon boys. Dated December 4, 1872.
Dates: 1872 December 4

Elizabeth Wood Kane letter to Harriet Kane, 1872 December 5

 Item — Box: 32, Folder: 6
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 Sub-Series 4 Item 2
Scope and Contents note Letter from Kane to Harriet describing their plans, dated December 5, 1872.
Dates: 1872 December 5