George Cannon biography

George Cannon biography

Dates: approximately 1955

Photocopy of a typed biography of George Cannon, English convert to the Mormon Church, who emigrated to the United States and settled in Nauvoo. He made coffins for the Mormon prophet, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), and his brother, Hyrum, and plaster casts of their heads.

  • Extent: 1 item
  • Creator: Warnick, Lurena Eldredge
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1753
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th 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
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 Cannon biography 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 1753; George Cannon biography; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1753, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Merrill Warnick in 1980.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Merrill Warnick; 1980.
Subject Terms
Cannon, George, 1794-1844; Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844--Death and burial; Mormons--Illinois--Nauvoo--History; Nauvoo (Ill.)--History
Genre / Form
Biography
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC1753
Finding Aid Title
George Cannon biography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Melissa Stephens
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-16T04:20-0600
Finding Aid Language
English.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Lurena Eldredge Warnick was a historian of the Manila Camp Daughters of Utah Pioneers and great-great-granddaughter of George Cannon.



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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