Kane family papers 1690-1982


Kane family papers, 1690-1982

Kane family papers 1690-1982

79 boxes; (73 linear ft.)


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Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872

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Horace Greeley (February 3, 1811 – November 29, 1872) was an American newspaper editor and publisher who was the founder and editor of the New-York Tribune, among the great newspapers of its time. Long active in politics, he served briefly as a congressman from New York, and was the unsuccessful candidate of the new Liberal Republican party in the 1872 presidential election against incumbent President Ulysses S. Grant, who won by a landslide. Greeley was born to a poor family in Amherst, New ...

Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866

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Lewis Cass (October 9, 1782 – June 17, 1866) was an American military officer, politician, and statesman. He represented Michigan in the United States Senate and served in the Cabinets of two U.S. Presidents, Andrew Jackson and James Buchanan. He was also the 1848 Democratic presidential nominee and a leading spokesman for the Doctrine of Popular Sovereignty, which held that the people in each territory should decide whether to permit slavery. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire, he attended Philli...

Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889

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Simon Cameron was born in Maytown, Pennsylvania in 1799, to Charles Cameron (d. January 16, 1814) and his wife Martha McLaughlin (d. abt. November 10, 1830). Cameron was the third of five sons; and had three younger sisters. One story claimed that Cameron was orphaned at nine, and later apprenticed to a printer, Andrew Kennedy, editor of the Northumberland Gazette before entering the field of journalism. If Cameron were apprenticed to Kennedy at age nine (~1808) for a then-standard period of ...

McCall, George A. (George Archibald), 1802-1868

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George A. McCall was an 1822 West Point graduate and a career solidier. From the description of Papers, 1818-1864. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122489002 Army officer. From the description of Papers of George A. McCall, 1849-1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451545 George Archibal McCall, American career soldier, veteran of the Black Hawk, the Second Seminole, Mexican, and the Civil Wars. Son of a Philadelphia merchant, ...

Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891

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Apostle in the Mormon Church and an emigration agent for Mormons in Great Britain. From the description of Statement, 1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122351692 Wells was an important Mormon church authority and civic leader of Utah. He was an apostle in that church, served as the mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, and was the commander of the Utah Militia. From the description of Daniel H. Wells temple records, 1867-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122552491...

Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901

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Mormon missionary, author, politician and First Counselor of the Mormon Church. From the description of Letter, 1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122461544 Latter-day Saint Church apostle. From the description of Letter, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1888 November 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86146508 From the guide to the Letter, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1888, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Utah businessman and an apostle in the Mormon Church...

Cain family

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Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924

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Apostle in the Mormon Church and son of Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. From the description of Letter and a telegram, 1870-1871. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122599264 Utah businessman, apostle in the Mormon Church, and a son of the second president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young. From the description of Letter press book, 1887-1888. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553751 Mormon Church and son of the second president of th...

Widener University

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Historical Society of Pennsylvania

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The Historical Society of Pennsylvania was established in 1824 by seven young Philadelphians who were inspired by the patriotic celebrations and renewed civic pride brought on by the Marquis d Lafayette's visit to the United States. The aim of their fledgling organization was to collect and preserve evidence related to history of the commonwealth, to encourage scholarly research, and to stimulate public interest in American history. This mission remains central to the wo...

Kane, Francis Fisher

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Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1903-1933

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Utah Western Railway Company

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Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885

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Ulysses S. Grant (b. April 27,1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio-d. July 23, 1885, Wilton, New York) was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1843. Grant fought in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) and later served as the Union general who brought the American Civil War (1861-1865) to an end. In 1868, Grant was elected the 18th President of the United States and served two terms. Robert William Hughes was born at Muddy Creek P...

United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 42nd (1861-1864)

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Kane (Family : Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1822-1883)

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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. From the guide to the Kane family papers, 1690-1982, (L. Tom Perry Sp...

Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1822-1883

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Thomas Leiper Kane was a law clerk and Army officer. From the description of Thomas Leiper Kane papers, 1846-1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387534 In 1852, Thomas Kane traveled to the West Indies to improve his health and to study the effects of the emacipation of slaves there. This pocket diary contains his observatioins in both writing and sketches. In July 1859, Kane asked Brigham Young to give information to the US Attorney General J. Black, an account of his ac...

Latter-day Saints' College (Salt Lake City, Utah)

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was formed in 1830 in New York by Joseph Smith, Jr. Its members later migrated to the American West, specifically the Salt Lake Valley in Utah. Shortly after the founding, missionaries were sent out to teach their message. From the guide to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints flannel board missionary discussions, Circa 1950-1970, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) The documents in this collection span the early year...

Wood, William, 1808-1894.

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Kane, Elisha Kent, 1820-1857

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Elisha Kent Kane was an American naval surgeon and explorer who commanded the second Grinnell Expedition to the Arctic, 1853-1855. From the description of Elisha Kent Kane letter, Philadelphia, Pa., to Bayard Taylor, 1856. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 34242180 Elisha Kent Kane was a physician and explorer. From the description of Papers, 1830s-1860s. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616028 ...

Kane, William Wood, 1898-1962

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Brewster, Benjamin Harris, 1816-1888

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U.S. attorney general. From the description of Benjamin Harris Brewster correspondence, 1850-1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451368 U.S. attorney general from 1881-1885. From the description of Benjamin Harris Brewster letters, 1882-1886. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936782 ...

Richards, Willard, 1804-1854

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Richards was member of Council of the Twelve Apostles (1840-1847), Church Historian, and second counselor in First Presidency (1847-1854). From the guide to the MS 1490 Willard Richards journals 1836-1853 (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Church History Library) Second president of the Mormon Church. From the guide to the Brigham Young letter, 1849, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Mormon Church leader, pioneer, apostle, politician, and cou...

United States. Army

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The United States Army is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations. It is one of the seven uniformed services of the United States and is designated as the Army of the United States in the United States Constitution, Article 2, Section 2, Clause 1 and United States Code, Title 10, Subtitle B, Chapter 301, Section 3001. As the largest and senior branch of the U.S. military, the modern U.S. Army has its roots in the Continental Army, which wa...

Young, Brigham, 1801-1877

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Second president of the Mormon Church. From the description of Certificate, 1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122630973 American religious leader, second president of the Mormon Church, first governor of the Territory of Utah, and colonizer who significantly influenced the development of the American West. From the description of Cash ledger books, 1862-1877. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122480196 From the description of Cash ledger books 1862-1877 ...

Kane, Evan O'Neill, 1861-1932

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Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1903-1933

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Kane, Elisha Kent

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Epithet: Dr; of the US Navy British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000509.0x0000a7 ...

Bancroft, George, 1800-1891

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American historian and author. From the description of Note, an autograph, and a portrait, 1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367575323 Epithet: USA Minister in London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x000160 Northampton, Massachusetts, historian and author; secretary of the Navy, 1845-1846; U.S. minister to Berlin, 1867-1874. From the description of Letter: Washington,...

Buchanan, James, 1791-1868

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x000128 James Buchanan, Jr. (1791-1868) was the 15th President of the United States, serving from 1857–1861. Prior to his presidency, Buchanan represented Pennsylvania in the House of Representatives and later the Senate, and served as Secretary of State under President James K. Polk (1845-1849). Source : About the White Hous...

Wood (Family : Wood, William, 1808-1894)

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McKean and Elk Land and Improvement Company

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Curtin, Andrew Gregg, 1817-1894.

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Governor of Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Attorney General Hoar, 1869 May 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527031 Andrew Gregg Curtin was the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and Governor of Pennsylvania during the Civil War. From the description of A.G. Curtin letter to James T. Hale, 1855 March 29. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49839092 ...

Kane, Elisha Kent, 1856-1935

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Biography Arctic explorer, surgeon, naval officer, and author. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; educated at the Universities of Virginia and Pennsylvania. He received his doctor of medicine in 1843. Kane travelled abroad extensively, explored the Arctic, and was a member of the Second Grinnell Expedition to the Arctic, 1854-1855. He died in Havana 16 Feburary 1857. From the guide to the Elisha Kent Kane Papers, 1825-1855, (Stan...

Kane Summit Hospital

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Kane, Elizabeth D., 1897-1983

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Kossuth, Lajos, 1802-1894

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Lajos Kossuth was a Hungarian lawyer and politican and regent-president of the Kingdom of Hungary in 1849. From the description of Certificate, 1850 Jul. 6, New York [for] Julius Cladek / L. Kossuth. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191101164 Governor of Hungary. From the description of Papers of Lajos Kossuth, 1852-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014911 Hungarian revolutionary leader; also known as Louis Kossuth. From the descrip...

Kane, Abraham, 1763-1835

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Bernhisel, John M. (John Milton), 1799-1881

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Bernhisel was a medical doctor and the first Utah Territorial delegate to Congress. He obtained permission to copy the Book of Moses from Joseph Smith's bible from Emma Smith and donated it to Brigham Young. From the description of John Bernhisel portrait, circa 1840-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367938575 John M. Berhisel (1799-1881) was a medical doctor and first Utah Territorial delegate to Congress. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1842...

Kane, Harriet Amelia, 1854-1896

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Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873

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Lawyer. From the description of Letter, 1845 March 4, Cincinnati, [Ohio], to Robert F. Paine, Columbus, O[hio]. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13541605 Salmon P. Chase served as the Secretary of the Treasury from 1861 to 1864. He oversaw the creation of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (1862) and implemented the introduction of the income tax and the national currency. From the description of Letter press book of the Secretary of the Treasury. 1863, Ju...

Wood family

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United States. Army. Mormon Battalion

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Kane, Elias Kent, 1794-1835

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Van Rensselaer family

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Hyde, Orson, 1805-1878

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Utah pioneer and apostle in the Mormon Church. From the description of Autobiography and funeral, ca. 1842-1878. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122699672 Orson Hyde (8 January 1805 - 28 November 1878) was born in Connecticut to Nathan Hyde and Sally Thorpe. He joined the Mormon movement in 1831, serving as an Apostle in the Church from 1835 until his death. He served a mission to Jerusalem from 1840 to 1842 to dedicate the land for the return of the Jews. He was later assign...

Kane, Elizabeth Wood, 1836-1909

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Kane, Bernard Evan, 1902-1984

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Kane, Robert Livingston, 1904-1983

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Morris, Robert, 1734-1806

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Robert Morris (1734-1806), "the Financier of the American Revolution," was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution, a powerful committee chairman in the Continental Congress, an important figure in Pennsylvania politics, and perhaps the most prominent businessman of his day. From the description of Robert Morris letter, to Managers of the Pennsylvania Hospital, 1783 November 26. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat reco...

Kane, John K. (John Kintzing), 1795-1858

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Elisha Kent Kane was a physician and explorer. From the guide to the Elisha Kent Kane letters, 1853-1857, (American Philosophical Society) John Kintzing Kane was a Philadelphia lawyer and Pennsylvania politician. He was Judge of the U.S. District Court in Philadelphia, 1846-1854. His son, Robert Patterson Kane, was also a lawyer. From the description of Legal papers, 1824-1919. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122589123 Judge...

Hooper, W. H. (William Henry), 1813-1882

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Delegate to U.S. Congress from Utah (Territory), businessman, and banker. From the description of Letter of W. H. Hooper, 1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451001 Mormon politician who served in the Utah Territorial Legislature and as the second delegate to the U.S. Congress from Utah. From the description of Letter, 1856. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122494749 From the guide to the William Henry Hooper Letter, 1856, (L. Tom Perry Special Collecti...

Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875

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George Albert Smith (June 26, 1817 ₁ September 1, 1875) (commonly known as George A. Smith to distinguish him from his grandson of the same name) was an early leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and served in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and as a member of the church's First Presidency. From the description of Letter to Silas S. Smith, 1855. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367846413 From the description of George A. Smith letters and invoices, 1864-1973. (Unknown). W...

Kane, Elisha K. (Elisha Kent), 1894-1959

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Elisha Kent Kane was born on 3 February 1820 at Philadelphia, the son of the distinguished jurist John Kintzing Kane. In 1839, he took up the study of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania after illness forced him to withdraw from the University of Virginia in 1838. Upon graduating in 1842, he applied for service in the US Navy, travelling the following year as physician attached to a US diplomatic mission to China while awaiting his commission. He took the opportunity to trave...

Utah Expedition (1857-1858)

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Woman's christian temperance union

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Temperance organization founded in Cleveland, Ohio in 1874. Campaigning against the use of alcohol and in favor of labor laws and prison reform, the W.C.T.U. became one of the largest and most influential women's organizations of the 19th century. It became global when the World W.C.T.U. was founded in 1883. The organization continued to exist through the 20th century, although membership declined after the passage of the 18th Amendment (Prohibition) in 1919. From the description of ...

Biddle, Charles J. (Charles John), 1819-1873

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Charles and Craig Biddle were brothers and members of a prominent Philadelphia family. They were both lawyers in Philadelphia. Charles became one of the proprietors and editor-in-chief of the Philadelphia "Age". Craig was primarily active as a lawyer and judge. From the description of Scrapbook, 1850-1861. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 86165647 ...

Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution

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Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution was established in 1868 in Salt Lake City, Utah. It brought together a wide variety of goods for the Mormon community, with additional stores located throughout the Intermountain West. The company was sold to May Department Stores in 1999. From the description of ZCMI warranty deed, 1882. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 163099161 Brigham Young organized the Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution (ZCMI) in 1868 as...

Huntington, D. B. (Dimmock Baker), 1808-

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Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893

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American statesman; Secretary of State. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, to Thomas J. Durant, 1870 Oct. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538114 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to F.B. Schell, 1890 Jan. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526181 American statesman and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William B. Snell, Esq., (18)76 Dec. 19. (Unknown). World...

Young, Brigham, 1836-1903

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Utah legislator, apostle in the Mormon Church who served as president of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles, and son of the Mormon Church President, Brigham Young (1801-1877). From the description of Letter, 1897. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122367803 From the guide to the Brigham Young letter, 1897, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Brigham Young, Jr. was the son of the second president of the Mormon church. In 1868 he and his brother John W. acted as agents for the...

Kane, John, 1734-1808

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Leiper family

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Big Level and Kinzua Railroad

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Little, J. C. (Jesse Carter), 1815-1893

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Kane, Phillip S. (Phillip Schuyler), 1899-1964

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