A collection of letters, legal papers and financial records of three generations of the prominent Philadelphia family. Spanning 1745-1955, detailed are the legal cases and political advocacy work of John Kintzing Kane (1795-1858), Robert Patterson Kane (1827-1906), and Francis Fisher Kane (1866-1955). Also includes correspondence, architectural drawings, and photograph albums of the Cope family. Robert Patterson Kane's daughter Eliza Middleton Kane (1863-1952) married the Philadelphia architect Walter Cope (1860-1902) in 1893. The APS papers of Elisha Kent Kane are in call no. B K132.
56 Linear feet
Antebellum Politics | Architects. | Architectural drawings. | Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration -- American. | Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 | Bancroft, George, 1800-1891 | Bartram, John, 1699-1777 | Bills (financial). | Biographies. | Briefs. | Business Records and Accounts | Business and Skilled Trades | Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company. | Commonplace Book | Cope, Eliza Middleton Kane, 1863-1952 | Cope, Walter, 1860-1902 | Deeds. | Diaries. | Diplomas. | Early National Politics | Family Correspondence | General Correspondence | Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- Social life and customs. | Girard Bank. | Haiti | Indian Rights Association. | Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc. | Institutional Records | Insurance policies. | Italy -- Commerce. | Kane, Robert Patterson, 1827-1 | Law | Law firms -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia. | Lawyers -- Pennsylvania. | Lawyers. | Legal Records | Letterbooks. | Manuscripts (for publication). | Marriage and Family Life | Mormons -- Utah -- History. | Nauvoo (Ill.) -- Expulsion of the Mormons. | Notebooks | Notes. | Peale's Museum (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Pennsylvania -- Politics and government | Pennsylvania -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865. | Pennsylvania History | Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social conditions. | Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social life and customs. | Philadelphia History | Photograph albums | Political Correspondence | Poor -- Services for -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia. | Prison reformers -- United States. | Prisons -- Pennsylvania. | Receipts. | Religion | Reports. | Saint George Society -- Trials, litigation, etc. | Social Life and Custom | Social reformers -- United States. | Trade | Trials (Espionage) -- United States. | Trials. | U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey | United States -- Commerce. | Ute Indians | Ute Indians -- Removal | Various authors