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

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  1. AMS (Obituary) [registration required]
  2. Agnes Scott College
  3. CWP at UCLA
  4. BBC
  5. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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