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John M. Cannon papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 82

Scope and Contents

Legal correspondence, receipts and bills, tax notices, and other personal and business papers. Also included are biographies of various Cannon family members. Also included is correspondence belonging to John A. Bagley, Cannon's associate.


  • 1892-1925


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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical History

John M. Cannon (1865-1917), son of President Angus M. Cannon and Sarah M. Mousley, was a Utah lawyer and local ecclesiastical leader for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. John A. Bagley (1862-1941), son of John Bagley and Mary J. Allen, was a Utah lawyer.


21 boxes (10.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.


History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon and Western American Manuscripts Collection Development Policy V.B.5.a, 2020)

Existence and Location of Copies

Transcription of 1886 journal is available in Box 13 Folder 13. Location of original unknown.

Processing Information

Added transcription of 1886 journal and updated record accordingly; Ryan Lee; March 2018.

Register of John M. Cannon papers
Under Revision
Amy Perez
2011 February 25
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.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States