George Q. Cannon Letter

George Q. Cannon Letter

Dates: 1874

Handwritten and signed letter. The item is an appeal to the "Legislative Assembly" to protect the fisheries of Utah and to preserve the fish in Utah Lake. Also included is a letter by H.C. Yarrow which Cannon refers to as a support for his position. The Yarrow item is a report of fish and fisheries in Utah during a federally funded scientific expedition.

  • Extent: 2 items
  • Creator: Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1374
  • 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 George Q. Cannon letter 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 SC 1374; George Q. Cannon letter; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1374, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Brent Ashworth.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Brent Ashworth.
Subject Terms
Yarrow, H. C., (Harry Crécy), 1840-1929; Correspondence; Fishery law and legislation--Utah; Fishery scientists--Utah; Material Types; Politicians--Utah--Correspondence; Utah Lake (Utah)
Genre / Form
Letters
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC1374
Finding Aid Title
Cannon (George Q.) letter
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Patsy Shin Hernandez
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:50-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Author, biographer, pioneer, and Apostle of the Mormon Church.



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