FRANK BURR MARSH
Frank Burr Marsh, retired professor
of history, died on June 1, 1940. He was 60.
Professor Marsh was born on March 4,
1880, in Big Rapids, Michigan. He earned bachelor's and doctoral degrees
from the University of Michigan in 1902 and 1906, respectively.
Dr. Marsh joined the faculty of The
University of Texas at Austin in 1910 and taught until 1938. He specialized
in ancient history. He was the author of The Founding of the Roman
Empire (1922 and 1975), The Reign of Tiberius (1931), and
A History of the Roman World from 146 to 30 B. C. (1935). With
Harry J. Leon, he edited Tacitus: Selections from His Works (1936).
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta
and posted on the Faculty Council web site on February 21, 2001.
Additional biographical sources can be found in the New
Handbook of Texas, Texas State Historical Association,