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Frank Marvin

 (1852 - 1915)
Frank Olin Marvin was active/lived in Kansas.  Frank Marvin is known for topographic landscape-railroads.

Biography   Frank Marvin

Born Alfred, NY, May 27,1852; died Lawrence, Feb. 6, 1915. Etcher. Painter, specialized in topographic scenes. Studied at Allegheny College in Meadville, PA, where he graduated with science honors with a BA in 1871 and an MA in 1874. He came to Lawrence, in 1875 where his father was chancellor of the university. He began as principal of the Lawrence high school in 1876-78; was instructor in mathematics and physics in the University of Kansas from 1879 to 1883 when he became professor of civil engineering. He was appointed dean of the school of engineering when it was organized in 1891 and continued until 1914. His publications consist of papers before scientific societies, and contributions to scientific journals. In 1909 the buildi

Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Sain, Lydia. Kansas Artists, compiled by Lydia Sain from 1932 to 1948. Typed Manuscript, 1948.; Festival of Kansas Arts and Crafts. Catalog: Arts and Crafts of Kansas: an Exhibition held in Lawrence, Feb. 18-22, 1948 in the Community Building. Lawrence: World Co., 1948; AskArt,, accessed Jan. 5, 2006; Family Search. Version 2.5.0. Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2002. accessed July 17, 2006; KU Archives File (Faculty & Staff at the University of Kansas, card catalog file located in the Spencer Research Library).

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.

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