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Kane-Foulke family papers

Identifier: MSS 2/108
This small collection of letters and printed material, 1886-1932, concerning members of the Kane and Foulke families contains a memorial resolution on John K. Kane by the Board of Health of the State of Delaware, 1886; newsclippings, 1894, which document a controversy between J. Cheston Morris and George Rhyfedd Foulke over tuberculosis in cattle; and a letter, 8 August 1932, from Emlen Wood, Acting Librarian of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, to Mrs. George Rhyfedd Foulke, soliciting books, manuscripts, and relics of physicians John Foulke and John K. Kane.


  • 1886 - 1932



1 folder

Biographical / Historical

Mrs. E. Paul (Jean Kane Foulke) duPont of Montchanin, Delaware, was the daughter of George Rhyfedd and Jean Kane Foulke. Her mother was the daughter of John K. Kane (18331886). George Rhyfedd Foulke was a descendant of John Foulke (1757-1796).

Physical Location

Small collections

Custodial History

The collection was donated to the College of Physicians of Philadelphia by Mrs. E. Paul (Jean Kane Foulke) duPont on 28 July 1978. It was processed and catalogued in 1990.
Kane-Foulke family papers

Repository Details

Part of the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Repository

19 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia PA 19103 United States