David H. Cannon autobiography

David H. Cannon autobiography

Dates: 1917

Typewritten autobiography which describes emigration from England to Utah, 1842-1847, his church missions to California, England and Utah's Dixie and his experiences as an immigrant leader. Gives data on church positions, including his calling as president of the St. George, Utah Latter-day Saint Temple.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.05 linear ft.) : 7 p.
  • Creator: Cannon, David H., 1838-1924
  • Call Number: MSS SC 588
  • 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.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from David H. Cannon autobiography 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 588; David H. Cannon autobiography; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 588, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Mrs. Harold B. Holley in 1976.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Mrs. Harold B. Holley; 1976.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Immigrants--Utah; Immigration and American Expansion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon pioneers; Mormons--England; Pioneers
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Cannon (David H.) autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-23T04:08-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical sketch

Mormon pioneer, missionary, and temple worker; brother to George Q. Cannon.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts