Elisha Kent Kane letters


Date: 1853-1857 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


These are letters from Kane and his father, John Kintzing Kane, to John P. Kennedy, the Secretary of the Navy.

Background note

Elisha Kent Kane was a physician and explorer.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Presented by George Washington Corner and accessioned, 1971 (1971 1672mf).

Location of originals:

Originals in Peabody Institute Library, Baltimore, Maryland.

Naval History Note

This collection may be of interest to naval historians.

Early American History Note

This microfilm collection may be of interest to early American scholars.

Indexing Terms


  • Voyages and travels.