References for Mary Somerville

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  1. E C Patterson, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830904079.html
  2. Obituary in The Times [See THIS LINK]

Books:

  1. Martha Somerville, Personal Recollections from Early Life to Old Age of Mary Somerville (London, 1873).
  2. E C Patterson, Mary Somerville and the cultivation of science, 1815-1840 (Boston, 1983).
  3. E C Patterson, Mary Somerville 1780-1872 (New York, 1979).

Articles:

  1. J N L Baker, Mary Somerville and geography in England, The Geographical Journal 111 (1948), 207-222.
  2. H Cook, A Scotswoman to be proud of, Scots Magazine (May, 1999), 515-520.
  3. M Oughton, Mary Somerville 1780-1872, in Geographers : Bibliographical Studies 2 (London, 1978), 109-111.
  4. E C Patterson, Mary Fairfax Greig Somerville, in L S Grinstein and P J Campbell (eds.),Women of Mathematics (Westport, Conn., 1987), 208-217.
  5. E C Patterson, Mary Somerville, British Journal for the History of Science 4 (1969), 311-339.
  6. E C Patterson, The case of Mary Somerville : An aspect of nineteenth century science, Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc. 118 (1974), 269-275.
  7. E C Patterson, A Scotswoman abroad : Mary Somerville's 1817 visit to France, in The Light of Nature (Dordrecht, 1985), 321-362.
  8. Somerville, Mary, Dictionary of National Biography LI (London, 1897), 254-255.

JOC/EFR November 1999

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