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Georgius Y. Cannon papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6955

Scope and Contents note

The Georgius Y. Cannon papers contain a letter from Georgius, some notes on memories of his mother, and information regarding the formation of the Young Women organization and its early history. There is also a photocopy of a transcript of a journal belonging to Emily Dow Partridge Young, the grandmother of Georgius. Materials were created between 1967 and 1981.


  • 1967-1981


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Georgius Y. Cannon papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Georgius Y. Cannon (1892-1987) was an architect in Utah.

Georgius Young Cannon was born March 6, 1892 to George Quayle Cannon and Caroline Partridge Young in Salt Lake City, Utah. On December 1, 1921, he married Phyllis Rose Winder. Georgius died March 29, 1987.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Collection contain a letter, a eulogy, and some articles. These papers are all in regard to the Cannon family, and their importance to the early history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Custodial History note

Donated by Georgius Y. Cannon.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Georgius Y. Cannon.

Appraisal note

LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.V, August 2007.)

Processing Information note

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator.

Register of Georgius Y. Cannon papers
Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
12 June 2009
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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