Archives & Special Collections

Beginning November 25, 2020, the CSU Libraries buildings are closed. Please see our Collections page to browse our finding aids, research guides, and digitized collections, or Contact Us with your reference questions.  

Welcome to Archives & Special Collections. Discover our distinctive and unique research materials inspired by Colorado State University’s land-grant heritage.  Learn more about us.

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Photo of Olympic gold medal: XI. Olympiade Berlin 1936

Glenn Morris, an outstanding student-athlete at Colorado State University in the early 1930’s was Colorado’s first Olympian. His Gold Medal win in the decathlon earned him the title of “World’s Greatest Athlete.” Morris was named the 1936 winner of the Sullivan Award, given annually to the nation’s top amateur athlete, beating out legendary 1936 Olympic champion Jesse Owens.

Glenn Morris images

1936 Olympic images

Archives & Special Collections

Morgan Library, Suite 202
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-1019
(970) 491-1844
library_dl_specialcollections@mail.colostate.edu

Reading Room Hours 

Beginning November 25, 2020, the CSU Libraries buildings are closed.

Mark Shelstad
Coordinator, Archives & Special Collections
Mark.Shelstad@colostate.edu
(970) 491-2820

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