Golf -- Georgia
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection documents Bobby Jones's golf career and legacy. Material includes articles and periodicals, pamphlets, golf tournament programs, and magazine and newspaper clippings. Many clippings are obituaries and memoriams in Jones's honor. In addition, the collection contains correspondence, primarily letters of condolence written to Mary Malone Jones, and donations in Bobby Jones's name. Of particular note is a letter written by Bobby Jones and sent to General Dwight D. Eisenhower on...
Dates: 1924-1990, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains images related to Charles R. Yates' amateur golf career, lifetime involvement with the Augusta National Golf Club, philanthropic and civic activities, family life, and business career. Many of the images focus on Yates' winning the 1938 British Amateur Tournament.
Dates: 1920-2005, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains images of Harriet Elizabeth Brown's family and friends horseback riding, swimming, playing tennis, and shooting rifles. Also included are photographs of a ship voyage to Panama.
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of Bobby Jones, Jr., his wife, Mary Malone Jones, and their three children: Clara Malone Jones Black (1925-1994); Robert Tyre Jones, III (1926-1973); and Mary Ellen Jones Hood (b. 1931). Also included are photographs of his parents, Robert Permedus Jones, Sr. (1879-1956) and Clara Merrick Thomas Jones (1881-1961), grandchildren of Bobby Jones, and acquaintances of the family. Most of the images in the collection are informal snapshots of the family taken at...
Dates: approximately 1910-1980, undated
Scope and Content The Watts Gunn Papers, donated in his memory in 1999 by his wife, include newspaper clippings and correspondence relating to his golf career which spanned more than seven decades. Also included are programs from his many inductions into halls of fame, a rules card from Muirfield, Scotland, and certificates of achievement.
Dates: 1923-1993, undated