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William Wood Kane correspondence, 1918-1921

 Sub-Series — Box: 40
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 7 Sub-Series 7

Scope and Contents

Contains letters written by Kane to Evan O'Neill and Lila Kane. The correspondence includes information on his musical studies, his service during the First World War, and family concerns. Materials date from between 1918 and 1921.


  • Majority of material found within 1918-1921


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

William Wood Kane (1898-1962) was a music teacher in Florida.

William Wood Kane was born on May 7, 1898 in Pennsylvania to Evan O'Neill Kane and Lila Rupert. He studied music at the University of Pennsylvania, and served in the Army during the First World War. In 1922 he married Cecelia Dolores Bonawitz (1900-1992). He taught music in Philadelphia, and later moved to Daytona Beach, Florida. Kane died on June 4, 1962 in Volusia County, Florida.


2 folders

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