Charles S. Morris was a professor of Physics and Mathematics at Manchester College from 1926 - 1961 (36 years). He was very interested in astronomy. Morris died 12 April 1973. The Morris Observatory was named in his honor. Funds to build the observatory were provided by family, friends and former students.
Morris matriculated at Manchester College in Sept. 1908, probably in a normal teaching training program, then taught in public school. He returned to Manchester College and graduated with his degree.
Morris' first wife was a Manchester College alumna.
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Description prepared 13 January 2011 by Jeanine M. Wine.