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George Cannon biography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1753

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typed biography of George Cannon, English convert to the Mormon Church, who emigrated to the United States and settled in Nauvoo. He made coffins for the Mormon prophet, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), and his brother, Hyrum, and plaster casts of their heads.

Dates

  • approximately 1955

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 George Cannon biography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Lurena Eldredge Warnick was a historian of the Manila Camp Daughters of Utah Pioneers and great-great-granddaughter of George Cannon.

Extent

1 item

Custodial History

Donated by Merrill Warnick in 1980.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Merrill Warnick; 1980.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of George Cannon biography
Status
Completed
Author
Melissa Stephens
Date
2010 September 1
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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