The Abraham Hoagland Cannon journals (1879-1895) consist of nineteen volumes which outline details about LDS Church council meetings and his service as a apostle, political meetings, and other important issues. He recorded business ventures which included stationary and furniture stores, real estate, mining, banking, railroads, and sugar manufacturing. Polygamy is a major theme throughout his journals as well. No photocopies can be made.
The B. H. Roberts papers (1825-1976) consist of an autobiography of Roberts, genealogical information, journals, correspondence, scrapbooks, poems, speeches, commentaries on religious subjects, L. D. S. missionary materials, articles, newspaper clippings, manuscripts, and books. The significance of these papers is manifested in Roberts' discussion of church-state relations the multi-volume history of the L.D. S. church, the investigation of the scriptural origins of the Mormon faith, the reflections upon and analysis of theological and philosophical topics, and the formulation of the church's missionary pedagogy.