Kane family photographs and albums
Scope and Contents
Photographs show several members of the Kane family and close friends. Many of the photographs are tintypes. Includes a set of photographs of the 1872-1873 winter trip Thomas L. and Elizabeth Kane took with two of their sons took to visit St. George, Utah with Brigham Young. Another Utah trip was photographed of a trip Kane descendants took to Utah in the 1900s. Along with the photographs there are the two original family albums that once housed the pictures, as well as a CD-ROM with scanned images of several of the photographs.
- approximately 1830-1920
- Kane (Family : Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1822-1883) (creator, Family)
Conditions Governing Access
Condition restricted; permission to use materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Kane family photographs and albums must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
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.
2 boxes (0.75 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Contains Kane family photographs and original family albums spanning from the 1840s to 1920s.
Collection obtained from the Museum of Civil War Images.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased; Museum of Civil War Images; 2008.
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Processed; Tessa McMillan; 2008.
- Register of Kane family photographs and albums
- Tessa McMillan
- 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.