George Cannon biography
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.
- approximately 1955
- Warnick, Lurena Eldredge (Person)
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.
Lurena Eldredge Warnick was a historian of the Manila Camp Daughters of Utah Pioneers and great-great-granddaughter of George Cannon.
Donated by Merrill Warnick in 1980.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Merrill Warnick; 1980.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of George Cannon biography
- Melissa Stephens
- 2010 September 1
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.