Donald Q. Cannon research materials

Donald Q. Cannon research materials

Dates: 1840-1981

Photocopies of handwritten and typed letters, histories, interviews, diaries, pamphlets, and newspapers. The materials relate to a large range of topics in the early history of the Mormon Church; Joseph Smith, second president of the Mormon Church; and his family. Interviewees include Smith family members and those who knew them. The items were copied by Donald Q. Cannon as part of the continuing Mormon Church History Sources Project.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Cannon, Donald Q., 1936
  • Call Number: MSS 2005
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Research materials 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 2005; Research materials; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2005, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Donald Q. Cannon; 1982.
Subject Terms
Smith, Emma Hale; Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Mormon Church--History--Sources; Mormon Church--Presidents--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Biography; Histories; Interviews; Letters
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS2005
Finding Aid Title
Cannon (Donald Q.) research materials
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-04-20T09:50-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Professor of church history at Brigham Young University.



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