Title of Collection

Bobby Morrow Collection, 1956-1984


Bobby Morrow

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains magazines with stories about Morrow, and a scrapbook about Morrow.

Biographical Note

Morrow was a sprinter at Abilene Christian University and a member of the men's club Frater Sodalis. Morrow won the sprint double in the national college championships and defended his AAU title. Morrow then went to the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia, where he won three gold medals and was the leader of the American sprint team.

Donor Note

ACU Athletics; Robert J. Hall; 1 copy Life Magazine donated by Travis Plowman


This collection remains in the same box and order in which it was found in University Manuscripts.

Content List

Box #1 The Scrapbook of Bobby Morrow Sports Illustrated - July 2, 1956 Sports Illustrated - December 10, 1956 Life - December 10, 1956 (3 Copies) Sport - December 1956 (2 Copies) Sports Illustrated - January 7, 1957 (Six Copies) Abilene Christian College Alumni News - May-June 1959 Texas Monthly - August 1984



Extent of Collection

One box

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #396

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

Brady Cox

Subjects--Personal Names

Morrow, Bobby


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