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Gentile Account, Profile of Elizabeth Kane xxiv

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Title A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
Creator Kane, Elizabeth Wood, 1836-1909
Subject Polygamy; Mormons; Diaries
Subject Local Kane, Elizabeth Wood, 1836-1909--Diaries; Mormons--Utah--Saint George--Social life and customs; Mormon women--Utah--Saint George--Diaries; Saint George (Utah)--Social life and customs; St. George (Utah)
Description The journal of Elizabeth Kane covers the period of time she and her husband, General Thomas L. Kane, spent in St. George during the 1870's. Her particular interests were St. George and the surrounding area, Mormons and Mormonism, Indians, and the lives and roles of women. Preface and notes by Norman R. Bowen. Profile of Elizabeth Kane by Mary Karen Bowen Solomon.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Contributors Bowen, Norman R.; Bowen-Solomon, Mary Karen; Ward, Margery W.; Cooley, Everett L.; Madsen, Brigham D.; Tyler, Lyman S.
Date 1995
Type Text
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Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West, no. 14
Coverage 1872-1873
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Source Physical Dimensions 17 cm x 23.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Back Book
Scanning Device Epson Expression 836XL Flatbed Scanner
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Bit Depth Text: 1-bit / Images: 8-bit (grayscale)
Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks
Metadata Cataloger Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
Call Number F 834.S15 K36 1995
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Topic Mormons; Diaries; Polygamy; Mormon women; Utah--Saint George
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Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 328144
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6

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Title Gentile Account, Profile of Elizabeth Kane xxiv
Description commission by President Abraham Lincoln to form a regiment from the northwestern Pennsylvania mountain community. He left his family with his aunt, Ann Gray, in Philadelphia, where a third baby, Evan was born. After serving courageously during which he received wounds and suffered intermittently with poor health, he was honorably discharged after a heroic performance at Gettysburg. Released from service, Major General Kane resumed his interest in the McKean and Elk [counties] Land and Improve- ment Company in northwestern Pennsylvania. The Kanes began a settlement later named Kane by the Pennsylvania Railroad in McKean County. Their first fall and winter at Kane, the family lived in their stable while building a house. It was at this time Elizabeth first practiced her textbook-learned medicine on her children and her husband. She was also both secretary and accountant to the land business, finally using the mathematics her father-in-law had urged her to study. During this increasingly active and busy time of her life, pre- occupied with family, home, and business, Elizabeth neverthe- less spent much time and energy developing and systematizing her ideas about women-their responsibilities to themselves as well as their husbands, relationships between men and women, and women's natural, i.e., Christian, place in Society. Her jour- nal of 1870 shows much thought on this subject, which was finally crystallized into an essay explicating her "Theory." Some main tenets of her theory included her belief that women's current sexual feelings and sex life reflected a fallen state, influenced and corrupted by men's more polygamous, less chaste desires. She felt that typical relationships nurtured by society become xxiv
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Source A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 327954
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/327954