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Kane (Pa.) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

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

John K. and Jane Duval Leiper Kane papers, 1835-1860, 1925

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3190 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains materials relating to the life and activities of John K. Kane and his wife, Jane Duval Leiper Kane. Among these are a book of letters written by them addressed to Elizabeth Kane, a pocketbook belonging to him, and a set of newspaper clippings found within the book of letters. The letters contain personal advice and correspondence. The pocketbook contains notes relating to a dispute he was adjudicating as part of his service as Judge of the U.S. District Court at Philadelphia. The...
Dates: Other: 1835-1860; Other: 1925

John K. Kane biographical materials, 1849-1857

 Sub-Series — Box 1: Series 1 [Barcode: 31197232550621]
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains an autobiography, portrait, and will by Kane, providing a biographical summary of his life and activities. Materials date from between 1849 and 1857.

Dates: 1849-1857

Kane family business correspondence, 1958-1965

 Sub-Series — Box 40: Series 7 [Barcode: 31197232551066]
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 7 Sub-Series 12
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence by members of the Kane family with various organizations, including letters from the Library of Congress inviting the family to donate the papers of Elisha Kent Kane. Materials date from between approximately 1958 and 1965.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1958-1965

Kane family collection

Identifier: MSS 3190
Abstract The Thomas L. and Elizabeth W. Kane family collection, 1835-1931, contains a series of materials relating primarily to Thomas, Elizabeth, and three of their four children: Harriet Amelia Kane, Elisha Kent Kane, and Evan O'Neill Kane. Among these is an American Civil War pocketbook kept by Thomas L. Kane; an original patriarchal blessing given to Thomas at Council Bluffs by Mormon patriarch John Smith and recorded by Wilford Woodruff; a letter sent from Brigham Young to Thomas when the latter...
Dates: approximately 1835-1931

Kane family drawing, map, and other material, 1862

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3190 Series 9
Scope and Contents Contains a large printed drawing, map, and photocopies related to the Kane family. The pictures depicts of Thomas L. Kane leading his Civil War regiment "The Bucktails" in an attack on Confederate troops led by Stonewall Jackson. The map has no title, but features several landmarks including Stafford Church, Kane's Landing, and Old Aquia Village. The photocopies are facsimilies of the handwritten manuscript of Elizabeth Wood Kane's two volume work History of the Settlement of Kane,...
Dates: Other: 1862

Kane family ledgers, 1913-1931

 Sub-Series — Box 67: Series 11 [Barcode: 31197232570041]
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 11 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents

Contains ledgers maintained by the family, dating from between 1913 and 1931. Includes information on personal finances, as well as family-owned enterprises.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1913-1931

Kane family manuscripts, letters, and other material, 1815-1874

 Sub-Series — Box 65: Series 11 [Barcode: 31197232570025]
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 11 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains manuscript accounts, letters, notes, speeches, and other materials relating to the Kane family, the development of western Pennsylvania, and Thomas L. Kane's principles. Materials date from between 1815 and 1874.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1815-1874

Kane family notes, cards, and other material, 1849-1866

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3190 Series 8
Scope and Contents

Contains a letter, several notes, picture cards, and a botanical pressing found within printed works in the Kane family collection. The letter is concerns a trial and injustice in the life of Thomas L. Kane and is signed by his aunt. The notes include copied scriptural and lyrical passages, as well as notes on a book concerning genealogy. The picture cards depict religious scenes. Materials date from 1849 to the late 19th century.

Dates: Other: 1849-1866