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Kane family periodical, map, and other material, date of production not identified

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3190 Series 7

Scope and Contents

Contains miscellaneous materials found within the Kane family collection. These consist of a medical periodical, a map, and a set of small printed cards. The medical periodical contains an article about arctic explorer Dr. Elisha Kent Kane, the brother of Thomas L. Kane. The map depicts a road extending between "Old Aquia Ville" and "Stafford Church" in an unknown location. The cards are printed with the names of European hotels, and appear to be collectible souvenirs from a trip around the continent. The medical journal is dated 1976, but the other items are undated.


  • Other: date of production not identified


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. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical History

From the Collection:

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.


3 folders

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Existence and Location of Copies

Transcriptions available

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States