Afton P. Margetts portrait of Eugene L. Roberts

Afton P. Margetts portrait of Eugene L. Roberts

Dates: date of production not identified

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.

  • Extent: 1 oversize box (2.33 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Margetts, Afton P. (Afton Papworth), 1903-2004
  • Call Number: MSS 8959
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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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.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8959; Afton P. Margetts portrait of Eugene L. Roberts; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8959, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Transferred from the Department of Exercise Science on March 30, 2016.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; Department of Exercise Science; March 2016.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Church Educational System; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Images; Utah; Colleges and Universities; Material Types; Margetts, Afton P. (Afton Papworth), 1903-2004; Roberts, Eugene L. (Eugene Lusk), 1880-1953--Portraits
Genre / Form
Portraits; Paintings
Processing Information
Processed; Eric Wolford, student manuscript processor, and Cory Nimer, curator; 2017.
Appraisal Information
Faculty (University Archives Collection Development Policy, August 2015)
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Finding Aid Title
Margetts (Afton P.) portrait of Eugene L. Roberts
Finding Aid Author
Eric Wolford
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2017-06-14 19:16:57 -0600.
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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.

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