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Kay Pierpont Kane family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3310

Scope and Contents

Collection contains photographs, genealogical information, news articles and obituaries, a family bible, and personal histories on A. O. Smoot and descendants and the Pierpont line collected by Kay Pierpont Kane. Materials date from between 1836 and 2008.


  • 1836-2008


Conditions Governing Access

Privacy restricted until 2040; permission to use materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Kay Pierpont Kane family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Kay Pierpont Kane (b. 1938) is a family historian in California. She is a descendant of A. O. Smoot.

Kay Pierpont Kane was born to Thomas George Pierpont and Ferril Elizabeth Crane on July 30, 1938 in Provo, Utah. She married Milton Barney Kane on March 27, 1959 in Salt Lake City, Utah. They have three children.


1 oversize folder (0.2 linear ft.)

1 oversize box (0.75 linear ft.)

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

A more detailed inventory is available at the repository.

Custodial History

Donated by Kay Pierpont Kane on June 30, 2006.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Kay Pierpont Kane; 2006.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Processing Information

Processed; Cynthia Ann Smith; March 2009.

Register of Kay Pierpont Kane family papers
Cynthia Ann Smith
2010 June 23
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States