Marion Blake

Marion Blake

Fellow: Awarded 1927
Field of Study: Classics
Fellow: Awarded 1929
Field of Study: Classics
Fellow: Awarded 1953
Field of Study: Classics

Competition: US & Canada

Converse College

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

(Profile photograph: Converse College, Spartanburg, South Carolina)

Blake, Marion Elizabeth: Appointed to complete a study of the Republican and Augustan Pavements of Italy, with a view to establishing the chronology of the different types; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1927.

Born March 23, 1892, in New Britain, Connecticut. Education: Mount Holyoke College, A.B., 1913; Cornell University, M.A., 1918, Ph.D., 1921; Fellowship in Classical Studies, American Academy in Rome, 1924-25.

Teacher, Wethersfield (Conn.) High School, 1913–17; Instructor in Greek and Latin, Illinois College, 1921–22; Assistant Professor of Greek and Latin, 1922–23, Associate Professor, 1924—, Converse College.

Author: “The Pre-Euclidian Attic Inscriptions Prior to 480 B.C.”


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