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Thomas L. Kane, Jr. papers, approximately 1888-1925

 Sub-Series — Box: 40
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 7 Sub-Series 4

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, legal documents, and other materials produced by Kane. Items provide information on Kane's medical practice, as well as personal business items. Materials date from between approximately 1888 and 1925.


  • Majority of material found within approximately 1888-1925


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

Thomas L. Kane, Jr. (1863-1929) was a physician in Pennsylvania.

William Thomas Leiper Kane was born on November 17, 1863 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Thomas L. Kane and Elizabeth Dennistoun Wood. After his father's death in 1883 he took the name Thomas L. Kane, Jr. Kane attended Bryant & Stratton Business College, and later medical school at Thomas Jefferson University. He established his medical practice in Kane, Pennsylvania, and working with his mother and brother established a hospital in the town in 1887. He married Anna Virginia Wright (1872-1906) in 1893, and they had four children. After Virginia's death, Kane married Belle Espy Kean (1879-1960) and they had one child together. Kane died on September 11, 1929 in Clifton Springs, New York.


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