Frank J. Cannon papers

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Frank J. Cannon papers

Dates: 1896-1940

Microfilmed copies of correspondence, speeches, resolutions, press releases, newspaper articles, certificates, and excerpts from the Congressional Record. Many of the items were created by Cannon's secretary, Caroline Evans. The materials deal largely with the question of free coinage of silver in the United States. The collection is found on six reels of microfilm positively reproduced and on six reels of microfilm negatively reproduced.

  • Extent: 12 microfilm reels (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Cannon, Frank J.
  • Call Number: MSS FM 53
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; BYU Film Music Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • 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 Frank J. 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 FM 53; Frank J. Cannon papers; Film Music Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS FM 53, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Currency question--United States--History--Sources; Gold standard--United States--History--Sources; Politics, Government, and Law; Public Finance; Silver question--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Articles; Letters; Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Appraisal Information
Film Music Archives.
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Finding Aid Title
Cannon (Frank J.) papers
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Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-12T04:34-0700
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Biographical History

Frank J. Cannon (1896-1933) was a Mormon businessman and politician. He served in the United States Senate between 1896 and 1899.

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Curator - BYU Film Music Archives