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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7793
Series — Oversize-folder 7: Series 8 [Barcode: 31197233643235]
Identifier: MSS 7793 Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains several large documents given to Cannon during his career. For the most part, they are his diplomas certifying his many degrees. There is a service award given to him and a biographical article on him enclosed as well. Dated 1932-1972.
Series — Carton 3: Series 3 [Barcode: 31197232479920]
Identifier: MSS 7793 Series 3
Scope and Contents Consists of correspondence from family, friends, and acquaintances sent to and received by either Clawson Y. Cannon or his wife Winnifred; all date between the years 1948 and 1976. Most of the correspondence is from Cannon's family, especially his children. Events that generated the correspondence include the following: Christmas well-wishes, Cannon and his wife's 60th wedding anniversary, his wife's passing away in 1974, and her sickness before her passing. The notes include views on current...
Series — Carton 4: Series 4; Series 5 [Barcode: 31197232479912], Folder: 1-4
Identifier: MSS 7793 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, papers, and notes that were created during the time that Cannon resided and worked in Beirut, Lebanon, for the United States government. They date between January 29, 1950, and November 21, 1956. The materials come from several sources, including his various applications that he needed to enter Lebanon and life insurance payments. Some items of interest include correspondence with Ezra Taft Benson, David O. McKay, and Ernest Wilkinson.