Martha Carey Thomas


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  • ''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), U.S. educator. As quoted in Carey Thomas of Bryn Mawr, ch. 2, by Edith Finch (1947). Written when she was denied access to doctoral studies in the United States because of her sex. Thomas earned a doctorate summa cum laude in Zurich, Switzerland, and went on to become president of Bryn Mawr College.
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