• Home
  • MSS 6197
  • Donald Q. Cannon and Reid Neilson collection of student papers on international church history

Donald Q. Cannon and Reid Neilson collection of student papers on international church history

Donald Q. Cannon and Reid Neilson collection of student papers on international church history

Dates: 2000-2007

Collection contains student essays from the International History of the Church course at Brigham Young University. Essays range from 2000-2007, recalling the development of Christianity and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints across the various countries of the world.

  • Extent: 7 cartons (7 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Cannon, Donald Q., 1936. -- Nielson, Reid, 1972
  • Call Number: MSS 6197
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
Materials left in their original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Donald Q. Cannon and Reid Neilson collection of student papers on international church history 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 6197; Donald Q. Cannon and Reid Neilson collection of student papers on international church history; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6197, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Donald Q. Cannon in 2007.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Donald Q. Cannon; 2007.
Related Material
See MSS 6154 for Donald Q. Cannon's personal papers.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Christianity and culture--History; Church history; Mormon Church--History
Genre / Form
College students' writings, American--Utah--Provo
Processing Information
Processed; Courtney B. Dickson, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2011. Revised for DACS compliance; Jeffrey Mahas; April 8, 2013.
Appraisal Information
LDS scholarship and historiography (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.III, 2007). Student essays from the Brigham Young University course: International History of the Church. The Donald Q. Cannon faculty and family papers were acquired as part of the 20th and 21st Century Western and Mormon manuscripts collection development policy.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS6197
Finding Aid Title
Cannon (Donald Q. and Reid Neilson) collection of student papers on international church history
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Courtney B. Dickson
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-12T04:07-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical

Reid Nielson (1972-) currently is the Managing Director of the Church History Department for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Born on September 6, 1972, Reid Larkin Nielson was born in Southern California and was raised there as well. He served a mission for the Church in the Japan Sapporo Mission. Dr. Neilson is married to Shelley Anderson and they have three children. He has been an Assistant Professor for Brigham Young University in the Church History and Doctrine department. Currently he is a Managing Director of the Church History Department for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Biographical

Donald Q. Cannon (1936) was a religion professor at Brigham Young University.

On December 24, 1936, Donald Q. Cannon was born to Quayle Jr. and Fay Allred Cannon. Cannon served as a North Germany full-time missionary from 1957-1959 for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is married to JoAnn McGinnis and they have six children. Cannon became a part of the Church History and Doctrine Faculty at Brigham Young University in 1973 and retired from Brigham Young University in 2007.



comments powered by Disqus

Site Navigation

Search this Collection

Collection Arrangement

Yellow highlight indicates current location in collection description

Carton/folder in MSS 6197

Print View

Help with this Collection

Ask us a Question

John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
john_m_murphy@byu.edu