References for Henry Whitehead

  1. J D North, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
  3. Obituary in The Times [See THIS LINK]


  1. I M James (ed.), The mathematical works of J H C Whitehead (Oxford-New York-Paris, 1962).


  1. P J Hilton, Memorial tribute to J H C Whitehead, Enseignement Math. 7 (2) (1961), 107-124.
  2. M H A Newman, John Henry Constantine Whitehead, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society of London 7 (1961), 349-363.

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