Cannon Family Papers circa 1839-1951

Summary
Contents
Names/subjects
Using these materials
Creator
Cannon family
Size
0.5 linear feet (1 legal-sized archival box)
Call number
MC 00445

Cannon family of Marion, McDowell County, North Carolina. Family members include William F. Cannon, Peter F. Cannon, and Julius A. Cannon. The 1870, 1880, 1900, and 1910 United States censuses all list a Cannon family in McDowell County, and it is possible that it is the one this material corresponds to.

The Cannon Family Papers contain account books, a scrapbook, papers from the North Carolina Agricultural Extension Service, tax records, a mathematics practice notebook, an owner's manual for a mower, and clippings of advertisements. The materials belonged to William F. Cannon, Peter F. Cannon, Julius A. Cannon, and other members of the Cannon family. They range in date from approximately 1839 to 1951.

Language

English

Biographical/historical note

This collection is from several generations of the Cannon family of Marion, McDowell County, North Carolina. Family members represented include William F. Cannon, Peter F. Cannon, and Julius A. Cannon.

The 1870, 1880, 1900, and 1910 United States censuses all list a Cannon family in McDowell County, and it is possible that it is the one this material corresponds to.

Scope/content

The Cannon Family Papers contain account books, a scrapbook, papers from the North Carolina Agricultural Extension Service, tax records, a mathematics practice notebook, an owner's manual for a mower, and clippings of advertisements. The materials belonged to William F. Cannon, Peter F. Cannon, Julius A. Cannon, and other members of the Cannon family. They range in date from approximately 1839 to 1951.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically, with undated items places at the end.

Use of these materials

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The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Cannon Family Papers, MC 00445, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Received from North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, McDowell County, North Caorlina (Accession 2012.0087)

Processing information

Processed by Allyson Smally, April 2012; machine-readable finding aid created by Allyson Smally, April 2012.

Bound notebook with handwritten mathematics practice problems circa 1839-1847
Legal box 1, Folder 1
Note promising a payment of twelve dollars 21 April 1866
Legal box 1, Folder 2
Tax list for McDowell County, N.C. 1866
Legal box 1, Folder 3
Scrapbook with clippings of songs and recipes pasted over pages of a employee time book circa 1872
Legal box 1, Folder 4
Account book for J. L. Dobson and W. F. Cannon; inside is a clipping of an advertisement for "Merchant's Gargling Oil" and three floral handkerchiefs 1883-1895
Legal box 1, Folder 5
Notecards advertising subscriptions for H. W. Buckbee Seed and Plant Guide and Successful Farming circa 1911, undated
Legal box 1, Folder 6
Receipt for taxes paid by P. F. Cannon 1921
Legal box 1, Folder 7
Account books, one noted as belonging to Julius Cannon 1921-1924
Legal box 1, Folder 8
Agricultural Extension Service Poultry Record Book for J. A. Cannon 1939-1940
Legal box 1, Folder 9
Cooperative Extension Work in Agriculture and Home Economics: Summary of Year's Work and postcards, J. A. Cannon 1943, 1947
Legal box 1, Folder 10
Owner's Manual, No. 9 Mower, International Harvester Company 1947
Legal box 1, Folder 11
Approved Artificial Breeding Association receipts for J. A. Cannon 1950-1951
Legal box 1, Folder 12
Clipping of advertisement for"A good oven thermometer," with recipes undated
Legal box 1, Folder 13
Manuscript, possibly a sermon, beginning with the line"Sinners perhaps this news to you may have no weight..." undated
Legal box 1, Folder 14
Strips of paper, possibly handwriting practice, for P. F. Cannon undated
Legal box 1, Folder 15

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Cannon Family Papers, MC 00445, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.