Joseph M. Robinson papers

Joseph M. Robinson papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Robinson, Joseph M.
Title: Joseph M. Robinson papers
Dates: 1957-1991
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms3419

Biographical/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 Note

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.

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Preferred Citation note

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1958-1975
2Southeastern Bowling Conference materials, 1963-1964, 1991
3Printed material, 1957-1989