Details for Mrs. John L. Morris (Marjorie) (Atlas Number 5135003511)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5135003511


Marker Number 3511
Atlas Number 5135003511
Marker Title Mrs. John L. Morris (Marjorie)
Index Entry Morris, Mrs. John L. (Marjorie)
Address 2308 Shakespeare Road
City Odessa
County Ector
UTM Zone 13
UTM Easting 747594
UTM Northing 3528396
Subject Codes women, women's history topics; educational topics; opera houses and theatre; writers and poets
Marker Year 1967
Marker Location Odessa College, The Globe Theatre. Marker is on the north side of the theater (facing parking lot).
Marker Size 18" x 28"
Marker Text Originator, promoter of the Globe of the Great Southwest, world's most nearly authentic replica of the Globe Theater in England made famous by the plays of William Shakespeare. Mrs. Morris was educated at North Texas State University and joined the English faculty at Odessa College. In 1961 the college named her "Teacher of the Year." She was honored 1961 as an outstanding teacher in Texas colleges. She also founded the Permian Basin Museum and area "Writers' Roundup" contest, both of which are sponsored by Odessa College. Outstanding Women of Texas series - 1967