Title of Collection

Don Heath Morris Papers, 1860-1974

Creators

Don Heath Morris

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-9-2018

Inclusive Dates--Span

1940-1974

Inclusive Dates--Bulk

1940-1966

Scope and Content Note

The bulk of this collection included the speeches and sermon notes of Don H.Morris. It also includes some photographs and personal memorabilia.

Biographical Note

President of Abilene Christian College, 1940-1969

Donor Note

n/a

Arrangement

This collection has retained its initial organization since its accession into the University Manuscripts. However, the collection has been reboxed.

Content List

Box #1 Speeches of President Don H. Morris, 1940-1949 Speeches of President Don H. Morris, 1950-1959 Speeches of President Don H. Morris, 1950-1959 (continued) Speeches of President Don H. Morris, 1960-1969 Speeches of President Don H. Morris, 1960-1969 (continued) Speeches of President Don H. Morris, 1960-1969 (continued) Speeches of President Don H. Morris, 1969-1974 Undated Speeches of President Don H. Morris Undated Speeches of President Don H. Morris (continued) Box #2 Miscellaneous Papers Copy of the list of original donations given to found Childers Classical Institute Dean Adams' address to the North Central Association's Accrediting of Colleges Miscellaneous newspaper clippings about Morris' death and associated matters Memorabilia Framed newspaper clipping desk calendar Don Morris' Sermon Note Cards: ca.1929-1971 Don Morris' Sermon Note Cards: ca.1929-1971 (continued) Don Morris' Miscellaneous Sermons, Papers, Newspaper Clippings, and Collected Poetry Don Morris' Get Well Cards from a Hospital Stay in 1972 Box #3 Don Morris: Miscellaneous Letters Don Morris: Other Miscellaneous Items Don Morris Day: Letters of Acknowledgement, Congratulations, Appreciation, etc. Don Morris Day: Photos Taken During the Don Morris Commemorative Dinner at Cooper High School in Abilene, TX, May 22, 1965 Don Morris Day: Other Materials From the Don Morris Commemorative Dinner, Including Guest Lists, Invitations, Place Cards, etc. 12 items handmade by the Morris family (e.g., table cloths, baby clothes worn by Morris, etc.) (1860-1936) Art Storage Painting of young Don Morris by his daughter, Jackie (1967)

Subjects

Churches of Christ--Texas (Abilene)

Language

ENGLISH

Extent of Collection

2.25 linear feet (3 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #339

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Processing Status

Processed

Finding Aid created by

Sarah Dannemiller

Comments

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