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Robert M. Cannon photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 624

Scope and Contents

Robert M. Cannon was a Commanding General of the Sixth United States Army based in Presidio of San Francisco, California.


  • 1935-1969


Conditions Governing Access

Open to public access; Kept in cold storage; requires 24 hours advance notice to access collection.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Robert M. Cannon photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Robert M. Cannon photographs, 1935-1969 collection contains 67 photographs of World War II (the Japanese Surrender on 2 Sept. 1945), of Lt. Gen. Robert M. Cannon, and of military operations and receptions.


2 folders (0.16 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.

Custodial History

These items was donated to Special Collections in 1977.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation; Mrs. Robert N. Cannon; 1977.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

These items are part of the Photographs Archive.

Related Materials

The photograph of the Japanese surrender after WWII appears to have been signed by Admiral Chester W. Nimitz.

Register of Robert M. Cannon photographs
Abe Austin
2012 April 18
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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