Index of Memorial Resolutions and Biographical Sketches
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, 1996.