Document Type

Finding Aid

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Scope and Content Note

This collection includes Norman’s files for preaching and teaching, including annotated research, typewritten and handwritten sermons, teaching notes, and church bulletins.

Biographical Note

“Morris D. Norman was born Oct. 31, 1925 and died March 16, 2018. Raised in Tampa, he died in Bowling Green, KY. He is survived by wife of 71 years, Cecil Reese Norman; daughters, Cindy (Mickey) Crabtree, Mary Ann (Curtis) Pope, Allison (Tim) Kinzel; 11 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. He served the Lord as a minister for 47 years. J.C. Kirby and Son, Lovers Lane Chapel in Bowling Green, KY has been entrusted with arrangements.” [obituary published in Tampa Bay Times on March 21, 2018]

Donor Note

Cindy Crabtree


The files have been alphabetized, but their contents remain in the order in which they were received. Some material has been refoldered and loose materials have been placed in folders.

Content List

See PDF finding aid for a list of the titles of each file.



Extent of Collection

4 linear feet (4 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #461

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Open to researchers. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

Brady Cox, Mac Ice, Amanda Dietz


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