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Abraham H. Cannon diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Vault MSS 62
Scope and Contents Nineteen volumes of diaries kept by Abraham Cannon from 1879 to 1895. Abraham begins his diary when he leaves his family in Utah to serve a three year mission to Europe for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He writes of his life as a missionary in England and Germany, his return to farm life, and details of from daily life, such as the birth of children, his duties in the Quorium of the Twelve Apostles, his occupation, and current world events. Includes details of his frequent...
Dates: 1879-1895; approximately 1969

George Q. Cannon letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2340
Scope and Contents

Typewritten letter addressed "to Presidents of Stakes, Bishops, and Stake Superintendents of Sunday Schools." The item expresses faith in the Sunday School system of the Mormon Church and states that it will help the membership earn their salvation. The letter was signed by Cannon, George Goddard, and Karl G. Maeser as members of the General Superintendency of Sunday School for the Mormon Church. The signatures were placed on the item by some form of mechanical reproducing process.

Dates: 1897

Marie F. Felt speeches and Sunday school lessons

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1770
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typewritten drafts and final versions of speeches and Sunday school lessons. Also included are newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and a biography of Felt by her children. Most of the materials are intended for Mormon children and teach simple precepts of the Mormon faith.

Dates: 1940-1964