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Kane family photographs on the history of Kane, Pennsylvania, approximately 1858-1896

Identifier: MSS 3190 Series 11 Sub-Series 10

Scope and Contents

Contains photographs found in the pages of Kane's written history of the settlement of the town of Kane, Pennsylvania. Subjects include Kane family members, the Kane family home, landscapes, and buildings around the town of Kane. Materials are largely undated and unlabeled, but presumably date from the mid-to-late 19th century.


  • approximately 1858-1896


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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.


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Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States