Title: “Selected Group of Newspaper Clippings Following the Retirement of
Coach Bobby Dodd”
Collection Number: Kingsport Community Manuscript Collection (KCMC) 443
Physical Description: 1 oversize folder
Repository: Archives of the City of Kingsport
Provenance: The provenance of this collection is unknown. The materials were found in the Archives of the City of Kingsport in July 2009.
Access/Restrictions: There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
Processed by: This collection was processed by Brianne Wright and opened for research in July 2009.
This collection should be cited as:
“Selected Group of Newspaper Clippings Following the Retirement of Coach Bobby Dodd,” 1967. KC Manuscript Collection 443, Archives of the City of Kingsport, Tennessee.
Robert (Bobby) Dodd was born in Galax, Virginia, November 11, 1908. He attended high school in Kingsport, TN, graduating in 1927.Dodd continued his athletic career at the University of Tennessee. Dodd was hired at Georgia tech in 1931 and later becoming head coach in 1945 and Athletic Director in 1950. Dodd was inducted into the National Football Foundation College Football Hall of Fame in 1993. Dodd retired from Georgia Tech in 1967.
SCOPE AND CONTENT
The collection contains one booklet entitled “Selected Group of Newspaper Clippings Following the Retirement of Coach Bobby Dodd.” The booklet contains copies of newspaper clippings about Coach Dodd’s retirement from Georgia Tech. The booklet was compiled by the Office of Sports Information and Public Relations at Georgia Tech.
1. “Selected Group of Newspaper Clippings Following the Retirement of
Coach Bobby Dodd,” 1967