Dame Mary Lucy Cartwright

1900 - 1998

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Mary Cartwright was the first woman mathematician to be elected to the Royal Society. She became Mistress of Girton College, Cambridge.
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  1. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Mary Cartwright
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Fellow of the Royal Society1947
BMC plenary speaker1950
BMC morning speaker1951
LMS President1961 - 1963
Royal Society Sylvester Medal1964
LMS De Morgan Medal1968
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1968

Other Web sites
  1. AMS (Obituary)
  2. Agnes Scott College
  3. CWP at UCLA
  4. BBC
  5. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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