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Gustave Waldemar Forsberg photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8641

Scope and Contents

Materials include several photographs of the Forsberg family during the time that Gustave served as the mission president in Sweden. Materials also include other photographs taken in the US including photographs of Yellowstone National Park. Dated approximately 1925-1943.


  • approximately 1925-1943


Language of Materials

Materials in English and Swedish.

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 Gustave Waldemar Forsberg photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

Gustave Waldemar Forsberg (1879-1957) served as the Mormon mission president in Sweden.

Gustave Waldemar Forsberg was born in Sweden on August 7, 1879. He married Zina Widdison on December 2, 1914. He was an Mormon mission president in Sweden and had six children: Hermana, Norman, Ada, Allyn, Francis and John. He died on November 4, 1957.


4 folders (0.3 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Donated by Ted Lyon, son-in-law of Gustave Waldemar Forsberg, in 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Ted Lyon; December 2014.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; Seth Cannon, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2015.

Register of Gustave Waldemar Forsberg photographs
Seth Cannon
2015 January 13
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