Jones, Bobby, 1902-1971

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Robert Tyre "Bobby" Jones, lawyer and golfer, was born March 17, 1902, in Atlanta, Georgia, and died 18 December 1971, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Jones won the Grand Slam of golf and the Sullivan Award as outstanding amateur athlete (1930), planned the Augusta (Ga.) National Golf Club (1931) where he played his first Masters Tournament (1934), and his final Masters Tournament (1968). He was associated with the Atlanta law firm of Jones, Bird and Howell.

From the description of Bobby Jones collection, 1920-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863138

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Rogers, Ernest, 1897-1967. Ernest Rogers papers, 1918-1967. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Hartsfield, William Berry. William Hartsfield Gone With the Wind Premiere Film, 1939. Atlanta History Center, Kenan Research Center / Cherokee Garden Library
referencedIn Lane Brothers Commercial Photographers (Atlanta, Ga.). Lane Brothers Commercial Photographers photographic collection. Portraits, 1925-1974 (bulk 1939-1971). Georgia State University
creatorOf Jones, Bobby. [Theatre du Vieux Colombier stage arranged for a scene in The Brothers Karamazov play] [graphic]. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Jones, Bobby, 1902-1971. Bobby Jones collection, 1920-1989. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection. Kaliska-Greenblatt home movie collection, circa 1923-1937. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn McTyre, Joe. Joe McTyre Photograph Collection : Collected Images, 1889-1985, undated. Atlanta History Center, Kenan Research Center / Cherokee Garden Library
creatorOf Associated Press. Records, 1938-1992. Atlanta History Center, Kenan Research Center / Cherokee Garden Library
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Golf-Monterey Peninsula clippings 1915-2006 Monterey Public Library
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associatedWith Associated Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Augusta National Golf Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Copeau, Jacques, 1879-1949. person
associatedWith Edwards, Kate, person
associatedWith Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969. person
associatedWith Grand Slam. corporateBody
associatedWith Hartsfield, William Berry. person
associatedWith Keeler, O. B. (Oscar Bane), 1882-1950. person
associatedWith Lane Brothers Commercial Photographers (Atlanta, Ga.) corporateBody
associatedWith Masters Golf Tournament. corporateBody
associatedWith McTyre, Joe. person
associatedWith Monterey Public Library. California History Room. corporateBody
associatedWith Rogers, Ernest, 1897-1967. person
associatedWith Théâtre du Vieux-Colombier corporateBody
associatedWith Woodruff, Robert Winship. person
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United States
France--Paris
Scotland
Subject
Golf--Pictorial works
presidents
Golf courses
Commemorative stamps
Newspapers--Sections, columns, etc.--Sports
Golf--History
Golf--Study and teaching
Sports
Theaters--Stage-setting and scenery--Pictorial works
Golf--Awards
Occupation
Lawyers
Golfers
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Birth 1902-03-17

Death 1971-12-18

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