Annie Nathan Meyer
American Author and Promoter of the Higher Education of Women
1867 – 1951 A.D.
Annie Nathan Meyer, an American author and promoter of the higher education of women, born in New York City. She is a sister of Maud Nathan, and in 1887 was married to Dr. Alfred Meyer. Besides editing Women’s Work in America, and publishing several books on education and the woman question, Mrs. Meyer was instrumental in founding Barnard College, now a part of Columbia University. She became known also as an opponent of woman suffrage.
Reference: Famous Women; An Outline of Feminine Achievement Through the Ages With Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women By Joseph Adelman. Copyright, 1926 by Ellis M. Lonow Company.