in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Education. 681 words.
Barrows, Isabel (17 April 1845–25 October 1913), ophthalmologist, stenographer, and reformer, was born Katharine Isabel Hayes in Irasburg, Vermont, the daughter of Scottish immigrants Henry...