Patrick Kane papers
Scope and Content
The Patrick Kane papers include items related to Patrick Kane's work as a community advisor for planned communities. The papers include correspondence, plans for the Dulles Corridor Task Force, Reston information and articles from various publications.
Series one is titled Subject Files. The series contains mostly paperwork from Patrick Kane's career. The majority of the papers relate to either Reston or the Dulles Corridor Task Force. Also included are articles from different publications such as The Washington Flyer and The Restonian. The series is contained in boxes 1-10 and is dated from 1967 to 2002.
- Creation: 1967-2002
- Kane, Patrick F. (Person)
Collection is open to research.
There are no restrictions.
Patrick Kane is a consultant, educator and community advisor addressing planning and community needs in Virginia. He opened his own planning firm KRS Associates in Reston in 1966. Later in 1973 he created the Corporation for Community Development to serve multi-disciplinary projects. Projects he has worked on are Tyson Corner, Downtown in Herndon and Lake Anne area of Reston. He has also served on the Dulles Corridor Task Force, was the first president of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, and served on the Board of Directors AHOME.
5 Linear Feet ( (10 boxes))
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The Patrick Kane papers include items related to Patrick Kane's work as a community advisor for planned communities, particularly Reston. The papers include correspondence, plans for the Dulles Corridor Task Force, Reston information and articles from various publications. The collection is organized into one series titled Subject Files and is dated from 1967 to 2002.
Organized into one series.
- Series 1: Subject Files, 1967-2002 (Boxes 1-10)
Donated by Patrick Kane on September 30, 2003.
General Physical Description note
The Patrick Kane papers were originally attached to the larger Planned Community Archives collection currently in the Special Collections and Archives. In 2009 the documents were removed and organized into a separate collection still housed in the Special Collections and Archives at George Mason University Libraries. The old box and folder numbers are also included as part of the new arrangement.
Processed by Emily Martin in January 2010. EAD markup completed by Emily Martin in January 2010. Seven additional boxes of files processed in April 2012 by Kate Grauvogel.
- Guide to the Patrick Kane Papers, 1967-2002
- Patrick Kane
- Edited Full Draft
- Emily Martin
- 2006 By George Mason University Libraries. All rights reserved.
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- Description is in English