Carey Thomas

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Bryn Mawr School - School History
... Carey Thomas, Mary Elizabeth Garrett, Mamie Gwinn, Bessie King, and Julia Rogers, who sought to provide an education for girls equal to that available to boys ... Carey Thomas was to be first Dean and later President ... Carey Thomas shared her concern for how they would find young women prepared for the unprecedented rigorous standards of the new college "The absence of the regularly organized preparatory schools that exist for boys ...
M. Carey Thomas - Biography - Early Life
... Carey Thomas, as she preferred to be called later in life (she was known as Minnie to her family as a child), was born in Baltimore, Maryland on January 2, 1857 ... She was the daughter of James Carey Thomas and Mary Whitall Thomas ... In 1864, when Carey Thomas was just seven years old, she was severely burned while trying to help her cook, Eliza, prepare lunch ...

Famous quotes by carey thomas:

    One thing I am determined on is that by the time I die my brain shall weigh as much as a man’s if study and learning can make it so.
    —M. Carey Thomas (1857–1935)

    ... my one aim and concentrated purpose shall be and is to show that women can learn, can reason, can compete with men in the grand fields of literature and science ... that a woman can be a woman and a true one without having all her time engrossed by dress and society.
    —M. Carey Thomas (1857–1935)