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Afton P. Margetts portrait of Eugene L. Roberts

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: MSS 8959

Scope and Contents

Contains a portrait of Eugene L. Roberts, a former athletics coach at Brigham Young University, painted by Afton P. Margetts. The date of production is not identified.


  • date of production not identified


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 Afton P. Margetts portrait of Eugene L. Roberts must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

Afton P. Margetts (1903-2004) was a painter in Washington, D.C.

Afton Papworth Margetts was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on December 13, 1903 to her parents Raymond and Bertha Papworth. After marrying her husband Raymond L Margetts in the Salt Lake City Temple in 1928, they eventually moved to Washington D.C. where she spent her spare time exercising her talents in art and music through her paintings (which became renowned both in Washington DC and Utah) and singing as a Soprano in various choirs in her local community. After her husband passed away, she returned to Utah participating in various organizations including the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. On October 22, 2004, she passed away at the age of 100.


1 oversize box (2.33 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Transferred from the Department of Exercise Science on March 30, 2016.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Department of Exercise Science; March 2016.


Faculty (University Archives Collection Development Policy, August 2015)

Processing Information

Processed; Eric Wolford, student manuscript processor, and Cory Nimer, curator; 2017.

Register of Afton P. Margetts portrait of Eugene L. Roberts
Eric Wolford
2017 January 4
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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