Dr. Lois Kimball Mathews Rosenberry

Title: Dr.
Prename: Lois Kimball Mathews
Surname: Rosenberry
Profession: Historian, dean of women
Birthday: 01/30/1873
Place of birth: Cresco, IO
Date of death: 09/01/1958
Place of death: Madison, WI
Married since: 1. marriage: 1898-1899; 2. marriage: 1918
Married to: 1. marriage: George R. Mathews (died 1899); 2. marriage: Marvin Bristol Rosenberry (12.02.1868-15.02.1958)
Profession husband: 2. Ehemann: chief justice at the Supreme Court of Wisconsin
Children: 1 (Samuel L.)
Education: 1890 State Normal School Winona, MN; 1899–04 M.A. (history) at Stanford; 1904–06 Radcliffe College; 1906 Ph.D.
Career: 1890–1897 elementary school teacher in Minnesota and Utah; 1906–10 assistant professor of history, Vassar College; 1910 associate professor, Wellesley College; 1911–18 associate professor and dean of women, University of Wisconsin; 1928–29 president, National Cathedral School for Girls, Washington, DC
Memberships: From 1904 Association of Collegiate Alumnae (ACA); 1917–21 president of ACA, later American Association of University Women (AAUW); 1919 founding member, International Federation of University Women (IFUW)
Biographical literature: [*American National Biography Online*, "Lois Carter Kimball Mathews Rosenberry"](http://www.anb.org/articles/09/09-01051.html); Jo Ann Fley, “Lois Kimball Mathews Rosenberry, A Woman for all Seasons,” *Journal of the NAWDAC* 41 (1978), no. 4: 165–8
Major works: *The Expansion of New England. The Spread of New England Settlement and Institutions to the Missippi River, 1620–1865* (New York: Russell & Russell, 1909); *The Dean of Women* (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1915); *The History of the American Association of University Women* (with Marion Talbot; Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1931)