Abraham H. Cannon notebooks
Scope and Contents
This notebook contains quotes, written in the hand of Abraham H. Cannon and another unidentified writer. The front cover shows the inscription: "Geo. Q. Cannon, Gt. Salt Lake City, Utah Ter., Feb. 8/66." All subsequent writing appears to be written by Abraham H. Cannon. The second to last page reveals new handwriting and records the date as 3 August 1916. Located in the back cover is a certificate of birth for Willard Leslie Cannon, signed by Joseph Fielding Smith, Historian of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and ex officio Custodian of its Records, 6 January 1942. The collection also contains a typescript and photocopy of the Abraham H. Cannon notebook.
- Cannon, Abraham H. (Abraham Hoagland), 1859-1896 (Person)
- Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 (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 Abraham H. Cannon notebooks must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
Abraham Hoagland Cannon was born 12 March 1859, the son of George Q. Cannon and Elizabeth Hoagland Cannon. At the age of 23 in 1882, he was sustained as one of the First Seven Presidents of the Seventy in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1889, he was ordained an apostle. He died at the age of 37 in 1896.
2 folders (0.16 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
These items were donated to Special Collections in 1997.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donation; Don Cannon; 1997.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Abraham H. Cannon notebooks
- Rose Frank
- 2011 June 18
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.