Elizabeth Cannon Porter papers
Scope and Contents
Contains manuscripts, published works, article clippings, photographs, postcards, and correspondence. Many of the manuscripts and article clippings were written by Porter. The collection also contains George Aaron McCrimmon's mission diaries.
- Porter, Elizabeth Cannon, 1885- (author, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Elizabeth Cannon Porter papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Elizabeth Cannon Porter (1885-1972) was a Latter-day Saint writer during the 1900s.
Elizabeth Rachel Cannon was born September 13, 1885, in Grantsville, Utah, to Angus Munn Cannon and Martha Maria Hughes Cannon. On June 17, 1912, she married Roy Stillman Porter. Roy died in 1919. On February 8, 1941, she married George Aaron McCrimmon. Throughout her life, Elizabeth wrote. She often wrote for literary magazines, but in 1944, her book Cortes the Conqueror: His Romance with Donna Marina, was published. Elizabeth died June 11, 1972.
3 cartons (3 linear ft.)
4 oversize box (3 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Materials arranged in original order.
Donated by Blaine Brady in 2011.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Blaine Brady; 2011.
LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.V, August 2007.) Contains the work of Elizabeth C. McCrimmon, an LDS and writer during the 1900s.
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2011.
- Register of the Elizabeth Cannon Porter papers
- Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator.
- 2011 May
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.