John Chambers Rankin Cannon Speeches
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of 3 speeches presented to the Philanthropic Society and his Philanthropic Society and college diplomas. There are two manuscript copies of "The West - A Field for Enterprise" (1851), and one copy each of "Ex Parvis Magna Orientur (1852), and "Unaided Genius" (undated).
- 1851 - 1852
Biographical / Historical
John C.R. Cannon was graduated from Davidson College in 1852. While a student, he was a member of the Philanthropic Society. After graduation, he became a editor in Salisbury, NC.
1 folders (1 folder + oversize)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Original collection donated by Mrs. Elizabeth Wall of Myrtle Beach, SC in 1962. Additional diploma given as 2014-012.
Processed on Jul-94
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