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Steve Prefontaine letter of intent
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Item TitleSteve Prefontaine letter of intent
Descriptive TitleEarly Letter to Steve Prefontaine from Bill Bowerman
DescriptionA scanned image of a one-page letter, addressed to Steve Prefontaine, Marshfield High School, Coos Bay, Oregon, from W.J. Bowerman, Professor of Physical Education, Track Coach, dated October 30, 1967. In the letter, Bill Bowerman offers his congratulations to Steve Prefontaine for his progress in cross-country racing. Three other names are mentioned in the letter, as other individuals who have commented to Bowerman on Prefontaine's potential: Bill Dellinger; Rosco Divine and Dave Wilborn (two "sub-four-minute milers").
Collection titleUniversity Photographic Collection
Exhibition ThemeTrack & Field
LC SubjectTrack and field athletes
Letters of intent
Cross-country running
TGM SubjectTrack athletics
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