Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Patrick, Mary Mills

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PATRICK, MARY MILLS, educator and author. She was born at Canterbury, N. H., in 1850, and graduated from Iowa State University in 1890, immediately becoming head of the American College for Girls in Constantinople. After two years in that city she resided in different parts of Europe and took a philosophical degree at Berne. Henceforth she devoted her time to philosophical studies and wrote several books, among them: “American Translation of a Text-Book of Physiology”; “Sappho and the Island of Lesbos.”