Joseph M. Robinson papers

Joseph M. Robinson papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Joseph M. Robinson papers
Dates: Bulk, 1960-1965
Dates: 1959-1991
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 half box)
Abstract:Collection consists of materials documenting Robinson's participation in the sport of bowling in his roles as president of the Southeastern Bowling Conference and as chairman of the 700 Club of the South. Most materials hails from the 1960's. Correspondence regards the 700 Club and includes information about tournament advertisements, orders for club shirts and emblems, Robinson's Hall of Fame induction, and letters to and from bowling alleys hosting 700 Club tournaments. Southeastern Bowling Conference materials include minutes, financial reports, meeting notices, newsletters, and rules of governance. Printed matter includes Southeastern Bowling Congress souvenir programs from 1959-1964; ads for Southern Bowler Magazine; bowling scorecards for various alleys; American Bowling Congress Chatahoochee Hall of Fame certificate; membership cards for Southern Bowler Magazine "700 Club of the South" champions; press releases of standings of 700 clubbowlers. Approximately 15 photographs depict bowlers in individual and group portraits as well as a small number of candid snapshots.
Coll. Number: ms3419.TEMP

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph M. Robinson was a 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, GA.


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Preferred Citation note

Joseph M. Robinson papers, MS 3419. Hargrett Rare Books and Manuscripts Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1958-1975
2Southeastern Bowling Conference materials, 1963-1964, 1991
3Printed material
4Photographs (approx. 15)