Robert M. Cannon photographs

Robert M. Cannon photographs

Dates: 1935-1969

Robert M. Cannon was a Commanding General of the Sixth United States Army based in Presidio of San Francisco, California.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.16 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Cannon, Robert M. (Robert Mylchrist), 1901-1976
  • Call Number: MSS P 624
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Photograph Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open to public access; Kept in cold storage; requires 24 hours advance notice to access collection.
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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 Robert M. Cannon photographs 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 P 624; Robert M. Cannon photographs; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS P 624, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These items was donated to Special Collections in 1977.
Acquisition Information
Donation; Mrs. Robert N. Cannon; 1977.
Related Material
The photograph of the Japanese surrender after WWII appears to have been signed by Admiral Chester W. Nimitz.
Subject Terms
United States. Army--Photographs; Armed Forces--Operations other than war--Photographs; East Asia--Photographs; World War, 1939-1945--Photographs
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Physical Location
L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
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Finding Aid Title
Cannon (Robert M.) photographs
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Abe Austin
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-30T04:22-0600
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Biographical/Historical note

Robert M. Cannon photographs, 1935-1969 collection contains 67 photographs of World War II (the Japanese Surrender on 2 Sept. 1945), of Lt. Gen. Robert M. Cannon, and of military operations and receptions.

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