Georgius Y. Cannon papers

Georgius Y. Cannon papers

Dates: 1967-1981

The Georgius Y. Cannon papers contain a letter from Georgius, some notes on memories of his mother, and information regarding the formation of the Young Women organization and its early history. There is also a photocopy of a transcript of a journal belonging to Emily Dow Partridge Young, the grandmother of Georgius. Materials were created between 1967 and 1981.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Cannon, Georgius Y., 1892-1987
  • Call Number: MSS 6955
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Georgius Y. Cannon papers 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 6955; Georgius Y. Cannon papers; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6955, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Georgius Y. Cannon.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Georgius Y. Cannon.
Subject Terms
Cannon family; Young Ladies' Mutual Improvement Association--History; Young, Emily, 1824-1899; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Youth Auxiliaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Diaries
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator.
Appraisal Information
LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.V, August 2007.)
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Cannon (Georgius Y.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-08T09:31-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Georgius Y. Cannon (1892-1987) was an architect in Utah.

Georgius Young Cannon was born 6 March 1892 to George Quayle Cannon and Caroline Partridge Young in Salt Lake City, Utah. On 1 December 1921, he married Phyllis Rose Winder. Georgius died 29 March 1987.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts