Frank Lawrence Owsley

Fellow: Awarded 1927

Field of Study: U.S. History

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 01-20-1890

Died: 10-21-1956

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1926–27:

Owsley, Frank Lawrence: Appointed for a study of certain phases of the relations of Europe and the Confederacy, principally in England and France; tenure, twelve months from June, 1927.

Born January 20, 1890, at Montgomery, Alabama. Education: Alabama Polytechnic Institute, B.S., M.S., 1912; University of Chicago, M.A., Ph.D., 1924.

Instructor in History, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1914–15, 1918–19; Professor of History, Birmingham-Southern College, 1919–20; Assistant Professor of History, 1920–24, Associate Professor of History, 1924—, Vanderbilt University.

Publications: “States Rights in the Confederacy,” 1925; articles in North Carolina Historical Review, Mississippi Valley Historical Review.