Gustave Waldemar Forsberg photographs

Gustave Waldemar Forsberg photographs

Dates: approximately 1925-1943

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.

  • Extent: 4 folders (0.3 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Forsberg, Gustave Waldemar, 1879-1957
  • Call Number: MSS 8641
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials in English and Swedish.
Conditions of 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 Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8641; Gustave Waldemar Forsberg photographs; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8641, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Ted Lyon, son-in-law of Gustave Waldemar Forsberg, in 2014.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ted Lyon; December 2014.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Family; Yellowstone National Park--Photographs; Mormon Church--Missions--Sweden--History; Forsberg, Gustave Waldemar, 1879-1957; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Sweden
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Seth Cannon, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2015.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Forsberg (Gustave Waldemar) photographs
Finding Aid Author
Seth Cannon
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-10-22 14:52:59 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical / Historical

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.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts