Papers, 1887-1980 (inclusive), 1917-1945 (bulk).


Papers, 1887-1980 (inclusive), 1917-1945 (bulk).

Collection includes diaries, engagement calendars, conference material, and personal correspondence of Ida Maud Cannon; stories, articles/essays, and scrapbooks by Cornelia (James) Cannon; family correspondence, including letters and letterbooks, of Cornelia, Walter B. Cannon, and their children; photographs of family and events.

10.84 linear ft. (26 file boxes, 1 folio folder, 7 photograph folders)


SNAC Resource ID: 7096621

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