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Biography and memorabilia of Robert Mylchrist Cannon

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 943

Scope and Contents

This collecion consists of 4 biographies, 2 resumes, awards, letters, magazine articles, and photocopied newspaper photos and articles referring to Cannon.


  • 1945-1976


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 Biography and memorabilia of Robert Mylchrist Cannon must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Cannon, know as "Joe" to his friends, was a career officer in the U.S. Army. A graduate of West Point, he retired a three-star general in 1961 and went into banking. He received numerous honors and awards after having served in and held positions in the Pacific and Far East theaters during, prior to, and following World War II.


2 folders

Custodial History

Donated by Mrs. Robert M. Cannon in 1977.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Mrs. Robert M. Cannon; 1977.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of Biography and memorabilia of Robert Mylchrist Cannon
In Progress
Elisa Visick
2010 July 26
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
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