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box 1, folder 1

Private Journal, June 4, 1854 - April 9th, 1855

M0062_b01_f01

Scope and Contents

Bound volume with handwritten entries and later pencil revisions. Original accessioned as "M397."

Existence and Location of Copies

As of 2022, crowdsourced transcripts for this diary are available at the From the Page website.
box 1, folder 2

Private Journal continued, from April 11th to May 15, 1855

M0061_b01_f02

Scope and Contents

Two bound signatures in plain paper wrapper.

Existence and Location of Copies

As of 2022, crowdsourced transcripts for this diary are available at the From the Page website.
box 1, folder 3

Clipping from North American and United States Gazette March 18, 1854

box 1, folder 3

Biography and engraved portrait from "The Lives of Eminent Philadelphians, Now Deceased" 1859

box 1, folder 4

Sketch of Arctic scene by Kane

box 1, folder 5

Silhouette of Kane as child May 12, 1827

box 1, folder 5

"Grateful Tributes" - first book owned by Kane 1825

box 1, folder 6

Photograph of Kane in embossed leather case circa 1857

Scope and Contents

Imprint on reverse of case reads "Root Gallery, Cook Artist ... Philadelphia," however photograph is by Matthew Brady circa 1852 and this was probably produced as memorial after Kane's death in 1857. Original accession number M401.