Kay Pierpont Kane family papers

Kay Pierpont Kane family papers

Dates: 1836-2008

Collection contains photographs, genealogical information, news articles and obituaries, a family bible, and personal histories on A. O. Smoot and descendants and the Pierpont line collected by Kay Pierpont Kane. Materials date from between 1836 and 2008.

  • Extent: 1 oversize folder (0.2 linear ft.). -- 1 oversize box (0.75 linear ft.). -- 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Kane, Kay Pierpont, 1938
  • Call Number: MSS 3310
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Privacy restricted until 2040; permission to use materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Kay Pierpont Kane family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3310; Kay Pierpont Kane family papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3310, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Kay Pierpont Kane on June 30, 2006.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Kay Pierpont Kane; 2006.
Other Finding Aids
A more detailed inventory is available at the repository.
Subject Terms
Pierpont family; Smoot family; Smoot, A. O. (Abraham Owen), 1815-1895; Home and Family; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Biography; Family histories; Genealogies; Obituaries; Photographs
Processing Information
Processed; Cynthia Ann Smith; March 2009.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Kane (Kay Pierpont) family papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Cynthia Ann Smith
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-10T04:04-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Kay Pierpont Kane (b. 1938) is a family historian in California. She is a descendant of A. O. Smoot.

Kay Pierpont Kane was born to Thomas George Pierpont and Ferril Elizabeth Crane on July 30, 1938 in Provo, Utah. She married Milton Barney Kane on March 27, 1959 in Salt Lake City, Utah. They have three children.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts