Donald Q. Cannon and Reid L. Neilson collection of student papers on international church history
Scope and Contents
Contains student essays from the International History of the Church course at Brigham Young University. Essays recall the development of Christianity and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints across the various countries of the world. Materials dated 2000 to 2013.
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Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Donald Q. Cannon and Reid Neilson collection of student papers on international church history must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Donald Q. Cannon (1936- ) was a religion professor at Brigham Young University.
On December 24, 1936, Donald Q. Cannon was born to Quayle Jr. and Fay Allred Cannon. Cannon served as a North Germany full-time missionary from 1957-1959 for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is married to JoAnn McGinnis and they have six children. Cannon became a part of the Church History and Doctrine Faculty at Brigham Young University in 1973, and retired from Brigham Young University in 2007.
Reid L. Neilson (1972- ) currently is the Managing Director of the Church History Department for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Reid L. Neilson was born on September 6, 1972, in Southern California, and was raised there as well. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Japan Sapporo Mission. Dr. Neilson is married to Shelley Anderson and they have three children. He has been an Assistant Professor for Brigham Young University in the Church History and Doctrine department. Currently he is a Managing Director of the Church History Department for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
7 cartons (7 linear ft.)
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Donated by Donald Q. Cannon in 2007.
Donated by Fred E. Woods in 2013.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Donald Q. Cannon; 2007.
Donated; Fred E. Woods; 2013.
LDS scholarship and historiography (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.III, 2007).
Student essays from the Brigham Young University course: International History of the Church.
The Donald Q. Cannon faculty and family papers were acquired as part of the 20th and 21st Century Western and Mormon manuscripts collection development policy.
Processed; Courtney B. Dickson, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2011.
Revised for DACS compliance; Jeffrey Mahas; April 8, 2013.
Processed; Margaret Weddle, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2014.
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- Courtney B. Dickson
- 2011 September 1
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