University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Frank Burr Marsh Papers, 1906-1940



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Marsh, Frank Burr, 1880-1940
Title: Marsh, Frank Burr, papers
Dates: 1906-1940
Abstract: Frank Burr Marsh (1880-1940) was a history professor at the University of Texas at Austin and a renowned scholar in the history of the Roman Empire. The papers are comprised of manuscripts and drafts of Marsh's books, lectures, and reviews, along with notes, research materials, and correspondence regarding reviews.
OCLC No.: 965551062
Extent: 9 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Frank Burr Marsh was born on March 4, 1880 in Big Rapids, Michigan. He earned his BA degree (1902) and PhD (1906) from the University of Michigan, going on to serve as a history instructor there for seven years. He joined the faculty of the University of Texas in 1910 and was promoted to professor in 1926. An author of books, articles, and reviews, Marsh was known as an outstanding American scholar in the history of the Roman Empire and was a member of the Royal Historical Society. He died in Dallas on May 31, 1940.

Source:

"Marsh, Frank Burr," P. M. Batchelder, Handbook of Texas Online


Scope and Contents

The Frank Burr Marsh Papers, 1906-1940, are primarily comprised of manuscripts and drafts of Marsh's books, lectures, and reviews. Notes, notecards, research materials for lectures, and correspondence regarding reviews are also included. The papers furthermore contain materials pertaining to Marsh's speaking engagement at the 36th Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association in St. Louis, Missouri, in December of 1921. Manuscripts and notes found in the collection relate to the history of the Roman Empire and the Ancient World, Caesar, Augustus, Tiberius, extraordinary commands in Ancient Rome, and Tacitus.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Marsh, Frank Burr, 1880-1940
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin. Department of History
American Historical Association.
Subjects
History, Ancient.
Places
Rome--History.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Frank Burr Marsh Papers, 1906-1940, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2E467 Manuscripts, The Gangster in Roman Politics and Modern Problems in the Ancient World
Research for lectures
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2E468 Manuscripts, Modern Problems in the Ancient World
Manuscripts, research, reviews, and notes
Materials pertaining to Marsh's presentation to the American Historical Association, 1921
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2E469 Manuscripts, The Gangster in Roman Politics
Notes and reviews