Guide to Research CollectionsBrigham Young University
Special Collections and Manuscripts Department, Harold B. Lee Library
Papers: ca. 1858-1897, approximately 94 pages.
The bulk of the papers deal with the Mormon Church, especially legislation against Mormon doctrine concerning polygamy. Includes correspondence regarding granting pensions to Mexican War veterans, as well as concerning fish and fisheries in Utah.
University of California, Berkeley
The Bancroft Library
Papers: ca. 1880-1884, 2 folders.
Includes correspondence from George Q. Cannon to Hubert Howe Bancroft. Also includes information regarding Sunday schools in Utah.
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Microfilm: 1900-1901, 132 pages.
Includes a journal of George Q. Cannon during a trip to Hawaii for the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the Hawaiian mission.
University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton
Department of Special Collections
Papers: 1860, 2 items.
Includes two promissory notes from Thomas Jones for Florence in the Nebraska Territory, and from Joseph Lapish promising to pay George Q. Cannon for provisions.
Utah State Historical Society
Salt Lake City, UT
Papers: ca. 1855-1901, 26 pages and 6 negatives.
Includes a journal of George Q. Cannon during a trip to Hawaii for the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the Hawaiian mission, a letter from George Quayle Cannon to Colonel Edward Daniels defending Mormons against an attack and criticism by the Salt Lake Tribune, and two letters from George Cannon to David and Lenora Cannon concerning his contested congressional seat. Also includes six photographs taken in Europe.
Western Americana Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
New Haven, CT
Papers: ca. 1875-1877, 7 pages.
The correspondence regarding statehood for Utah, as well as efforts made to deny George Q. Cannon a seat in Congress on the grounds of polygamy.