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George Finlay Macdonald photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9365

Scope and Contents

Contains a postcard photograph with the note, "Representatives of the B.Y.U. laboring in the British Mission at Elders Convention in London Sept. (9 -11)- 13 held at Deseret." George Finlay Macdonald (who is pictured second from the right, back row) served in the London Conference from 1913 to 1915. Materials dated approximately 1913.


  • approximately 1913


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the George Finlay Macdonald photograph must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

George Finlay Macdonald (1888-1968) was a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England.

George Finlay Macdonald was born December 3, 1888, in Mesa, Arizona. He served as a missionary in the British Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1913 to 1915. He married in Salt Lake City to Rhoda Heder in 1916. He passed away November 16, 1968, in Mesa, Arizona.


1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Winston Macdonald, the son of George Finlay Macdonald, donated some photographs to the Church Historical Department on February 24, 1990. This photograph was donated by the Church Historical Department in the 1990s to Brigham Young University Special Collections, and was backlogged until 2019.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Church Historical Department; approximately 1990.


General Selection Guidelines, Subject and Collection Overlap Within the Lee Library (Photographic Archives II. C 2016)

Processing Information

Processed; Kathryn Bradley, student manuscript processor, and Tom Wells, curator; 2019.

Register of George Finlay Macdonald photograph
Kathryn Bradley Student Manuscript processor
2019 July 30
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States