Title of Collection
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains magazines with stories about Morrow and a scrapbook about Morrow.
Bobby Joe Morrow (1935-2020) 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 went to the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia where he won three gold medals and was the leader of the American sprint team.
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.
[First Folder] Finding Aid
The Scrapbook of materials about Bobby Morrow
Sports Illustrated - July 2, 1956
Sports Illustrated - December 10, 1956
Life - December 10, 1956 (2 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
0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #396
Center for Restoration Studies
[identification of item], [file or folder name], Bobby Joe Morrow Collection, 1956-1984. Center for Restoration Studies MS #396. Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.
Open to researchers. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.
Finding Aid created by
Brady Cox, Mac Ice, Amanda Dietz