Fred R. Cobb Papers, 1954-1975
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Brief Description: The bulk of the collection concerns the death of Fred R. Cobb in 1954, primarily with clippings and the letter.
Held at:
University Archives
Record Series Number: 02/UG.3
Created by: Fred Rayzor Cobb (1899 - 1954)
Volume: 2.0 Boxes
Acquired: 00/00/1975.
Arrangement: The collection arranged in 2 boxes. The first box contain three folders with the contents divided by type of material and subject.  The second box holds the photograph.
Biographical Note for Fred Rayzor Cobb (1899 - 1954) : Fred Rayzor Cobb (1899 – 1954) was born in Antelope, Texas.  He was raised in Denton, Texas, graduating from Denton High School.  He attended Georgia Tech before transferring to North Texas State College (now known as the University of North Texas) in 1919.  He was an athlete at both schools, participating on the baseball and football teams.  Cobb received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from UNT.  He taught at McKinney High School from 1921 to 1925.  Fred Cobb then managed the Southern Hotel, in Denton.  He was hired as a physical education instructor in 1940.  In 1941 he started to coach the golf team. Cobb was the driving force behind the building of the eighteen-hole golf course at UNT. Under Fred Cobb’s coaching, the golf team won the NCAA championship four years in a row starting in 1949.  Cobb served as president of the National Golf Coaches Association in 1952.  He was inducted into the UNT Athletic Hall of Fame in 1987.
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restriced.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Archives and Rare Books department.  Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Notes: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.
Acquisition Notes: Edna Reed Cobb  Gift
PreferredCitation: Fred R. Cobb Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections