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Bill L. Argyle papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8957

Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to the life and missionary service of Bill L. Argyle. Includes his personal photograph slides (1962-1964) from his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints among the Navajo Indians, and other photographs. Includes three CDs of Oral History for the Brigham Young University "Bringing the Past to Life" Oral History Project. Personal papers include a funeral service program for Bill L. Argyle, photograph descriptions, and a list of the names of pioneers found by the Hidden Springs Trading post. Dated approximately 1962-2016.


  • approximately 1962-2016


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical History

Bill L. Argyle (1941-2016) was a Mormon computer administrator in Utah.

William L. Argyle was born on December 15, 1941 to Bernell Vernon Argyle and Rhea Huff Argyle in Spanish Fork, Utah. After graduating from High School he began working as an electronic machine operator at the Ogden General Deport. From 1962-1964, Bill served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Southwest Indian Mission among the Navajo Indians. Argyle worked as the manager of computer operations for EIMCO Mining Machinery International from 1967 to 1984 and then as manager of computer operations for American Stores from 1984-1992. Argyle later worked for Keystone Learning Systems from 1992-2002. He married Junette Shepherd on December 4, 1964 and they had four children. Argyle died on February 16. 2016 in Spanish Fork, Utah.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by James L. Tanner, friend of Bill L. Argyle, in 2016.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; James L. Tanner; 2016.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VI, March 2017).

Processing Information

Processed; Itza Mostert, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2017.

Register of Bill L. Argyle papers
Itza Mostert
2017 March 22
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