William 'Bill' Strauss Collection (WS)

SWiB Reference WS
Accession Number 11
Coverage Temporal 1930s-1980s
Type Printed / Photographic

Administrative Detail -

Bill Strauss was born in Transvvaal in South Africa, 1916. He signed for Aberdeen 1935 and served with the Royal Corps of Signals and Commandos during the war. In 1946 he signed for Plymouth Argyle and retired from football in 1953 aged 37 years. Bill died in 1982 aged 66 years.

The collection was deposited with SWiB by Bill's daughter in 2007.

Scope and Content

Collection of photographs and news paper cuttings. Includes a trophy, sporting programmes and other miscellaneous material relating to the Plymouth Argyle player.

Collection Catalogue (full) WS_Catalogue.doc


Open access.

View the SWiB Collection Galleries page for access to the images.

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Reproduction Conditions -

Reproduction from scanned surrogates of originals in accordance with appropriate copy ordering proceedure.

Related Units of Description

See also ARG/1 Collection of photographs, sketches, paraphenalia deposited by Plymouth Argyle Football Club and ARG/2 - Plymouth Argyle, programmes and fan club magazines, 1966-2000.

Publication Note

See (2002) Guswell, Terry and Chris Robinson., The Argyle Book (Search Room copy available to view)


Description compiled by Stacey Dyer, Archivist, 1 October 2008.


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