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Joseph M. Robinson papers

Joseph M. Robinson papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Joseph M. Robinson papers
Creator: Robinson, Joseph M.
Inclusive Dates: 1957-1991
Language: English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms3419
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Joseph M. Robinson was president of the Southeastern Bowling Congress and chairman of Southern Bowler Magazine's 700 Club of the South, the latter of which he ran in the 1960's from Marietta, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of materials documenting Joseph M. Robinson's participation in the Georgia bowling scene from 1957-1991. Correspondence regards the 700 Club, bowling tournaments, tournament advertisements, orders for club shirts and emblems, and Robinson's Hall of Fame induction. Southeastern Bowling Conference materials include minutes, financial reports, meeting notices, newsletters, and rules of governance. Printed matter includes Southeastern Bowling Congress souvenir programs, ads for Southern Bowler Magazine, bowling scorecards for various alleys, an American Bowling Congress Chattahoochee Hall of Fame certificate, and press releases regarding standings of 700 Club bowlers. The collection also includes a small number of candid snapshots that depict bowlers in individual and group photographs.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Joseph M. Robinson papers, ms3419, Hargrett Rare Books and Manuscripts Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Bowling -- Georgia.
Correspondence.
Photographs.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Correspondence, 1958-1975
 
12Southeastern Bowling Conference materials, 1963-1964, 1991
 
13Printed material, 1957-1989
 
14Photographs