Paul B. Cannon papers, 1852-1989  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Cannon, Paul B., 1901-1998
Paul B. Cannon papers
1852-1989 (inclusive)
1 box, (0.25 linear feet)
Collection Number
The Paul B. Cannon papers (1852-1989) contain correspondence, a scrapbook, articles, and news clippings. Cannon was an attorney in Salt Lake City, Utah.
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
Telephone: 801-581-8863
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Historical NoteReturn to Top

Paul B. Cannon (1901-1998) earned a law degree from Colombia University, and then returned to Salt Lake City, Utah, to work in the law firm of Cheeney. Marr, Wilkins, and Cannon. He later became a partner, excelling in issues related to water rights, mining, and estate settlement. During the 1930s, Cannon wrote property title settlements.

Cannon married Oa Jacobs on 5 August 1936, and they had one son, Charles P. Lloyd.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Paul B. Cannon papers (1852-1989) contain correspondence, a scrapbook, articles, and news clippings.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Paul B. Cannon papers, ACCN 1086, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: ACCN 1086.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

General MaterialsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
"Plural Marriage from 1890-1904"
1 2-3
1 4-7
Scrapbook, "Paul B. Cannon, History and Writings"
1 8
"Money, Gold, Goods, Services and National Debt"
1 9
Carolyn Campbell, "Stranded in Southern Utah: The Courage of Elizabeth Kimball"
1 10
John Maeser Cannon, "A Brief Economic History of Four Generations of the Cannon Family"
1 11
"General John Kenneth Cannon"
1 12
News clippings

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Mormons--Polygamy
  • Polygamy--Utah
  • Scrapbooks
  • Personal Names :
  • Cannon, John M.
  • Cannon, Paul B.,1901-1998--Archives
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Articles
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence