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Marsh, Elizabeth, 1874-1964



  • Existence: 1874 - 1964

Elizabeth Marsh was born on May 24, 1874 in New York City. She graduated from Radcliff College in 1897. In 1902, she went to Paris, France to study at the Sorbonne and the College de France. After her return from France she became an English instructor at Bryn Mawr, a position she held until 1907. Marsh also wrote plays, prose and poems and had two books published, "The Kaiser's Reasons" (1918) and "Body and Soul" (1920). In 1928, she came to Dartmouth College as the Tower Room librarian in the new Baker Library. She retired in 1946 and died on March 17, 1964.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth Marsh papers

Identifier: MS-65
Overview Elizabeth Marsh (1874-1964), playwright and librarian. The collection contains correspondence, playscripts, movie scripts, and legal papers relating to her career as a playwright.

Mary Marsh autograph album

Codex 003336
Identifier: 003336
Overview Autograph album of Mary Marsh with poems and dedications to Mary by John Greenleaf Whittier, O. Carlton, A. Hall, M.E. Emerson, M.C. Norton and others.