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Kane, Harriet Amelia, 1854-1896



  • Existence: 1854 - 1896

biographical statement

Citation:, Jan. 29, 2013: (born 1854, died 1896)

Story of John Kane of Dutchess County, New York, 1921: p. 7 (attended Philadelphia Woman's Medical College with her mother) p. 8 (died 1896 while leading a prayer meeting)

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Harriet Amelia Kane composition books, 1870-1882

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3190 Series 4 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains several composition books belonging to Kane as well as four blank postcards and a loose page of notes found in the composition books. The composition books are used for educational purposes, and contain primarily unsent letters from Kane to her mother and others. Later volumes also contain French and Spanish notes, as well as medical notes. The loose page of notes contains a list of alphabetized words, and the postcards depict wolves. Materials date from 1870 to 1882.

Dates: Other: 1870-1882

Harriet Amelia Kane letters, 1891

 Sub-Series — Box 7: Series 4; Series 5; Series 6 [Barcode: 31197225526919], Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 3190 Series 4 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains two letters addressed to Kane. One is signed by her mother, Elizabeth Wood Kane and mostly discusses family matters. The other is signed "Carrie" and includes a detailed account of the costs of a sacque that Carrie had purchased on Harriet's behalf. The letter from Elizabeth Wood Kane is undated. The letter from Carrie is dated 1891.

Dates: Other: 1891

Harriet Amelia Kane papers, 1870-1891

Identifier: MSS 3190 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains materials related to the life and activities of Kane. These consist primarily of a series of composition books and two letters. The composition books contain mostly letters written by Harriet to her mother, father, and others, but later volumes include medical notes. The letters concern family matters, and a purchase made by a friend on Harriet's behalf. Materials date between 1870 and 1891.

Dates: Other: 1870-1891

Ancestors and descendants of Thomas L. Kane and Elizabeth W. Kane collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231041911]
Identifier: MSS 2212
Scope and Contents

This collection is a progressional compilation of genealogical information on Thomas L. Kane, his wife Elizabeth Dennistoun Wood Kane, and their ancestors and descendants.

Dates: 1999

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Archival Object 3
Collection 1
Home and Family 3
Kane (Pa.) -- History 3
Letters 3
Social Life and Customs 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3