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Evan O'Neill Kane papers, 1872-1930

 Sub-Series — Box: 39
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 7 Sub-Series 3

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, a journal, and published articles by Kane. Most of the unpublished materials deal with the Kane family and his personal interests, while the articles relate to his medical practice. Materials date from between 1872 and 1930.


  • Majority of material found within 1872-1930

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

Evan O'Neill Kane (1861-1932) was a Pennsylvania physician and philanthropist.

Evan O'Neill Kane was born on April 6, 1861 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the third child of Thomas L. Kane and Elizabeth Wood Kane. He attended Jefferson Medical College and graduated as a physician. In 1897 he married Lila Rupert, and they had seven children. In the late 1800s he founded the Woodside Hospital in memory of his father. Kane died in Pennsylvania on April 11, 1932.


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