The Online Journal of George Q. Cannon | BYU Studies

The Online Journal of George Q. Cannon

Section and Issue
Article
from
Product

THIS IS PREMIUM CONTENT

Log in or subscribe to download the PDF for free.

Learn about premium content here.

Product Attributes
PDF (Download)
$1.29

The Online Journal of George Q. Cannon

Author Richard Dilworth Rust

A long-anticipated project is coming to completion. Much of the journal of George Q. Cannon, covering the last half of the nine­teenth century, is now freely available online at www.churchhistorianspress.org/george-q-cannon/, and the remainder of the journal will soon be available.

Next to Brigham Young, George Q. Cannon was arguably the best-known Latter-day Saint in the last half of the nineteenth century. His remarkable journal, contained in fifty-one physical volumes, is one of the most insightful and detailed records in Mormon history. His record spans five decades, a period in which he served as an editor and pub­lisher, a businessman, an educator, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, a territorial delegate in Congress, and a counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The vast majority of Cannon's journal has never been publicly available before.