Cannons' literary society records

Cannons' literary society records

Dates: 1885-1889

Handwritten notes. The item includes the constitution of the society and notes of its meetings. The organization met weekly in the Cannon home in Monroe, Utah. Various scientific and historical topics were discussed.

  • Extent: 1 v. (70 p.)(0.08 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2009
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • 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 Cannons' literary society records 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 2009; Cannons' literary society records; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2009, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Ivan J. Barrett in 1981.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ivan J. Barrett; 1982.
Subject Terms
Clubs and Societies; Monroe (Utah)--History--Sources; Mormon women--Intellectual life; Mormon women--Utah--Monroe--History--Sources; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
LDS, Utah, and Western American women (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Cannons' literary society records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:26-0600
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Biographical Info:

Historical Note

Literary society comprised largely of Mormon women.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts