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Women Who Figure: An Exhibit Inspired by the Mathematicians of Hidden Figures: Sources

Books in Exhibit

Beyond Banneker : Black mathematicians and the paths to excellence
Erica N. Walker
QA28.W35 2014 - Math/Stat Library

A biography of Maria Gaetana Agnesi, an eighteenth-century woman mathematician
Antonella Cupillari
QA29.A28 C87 2007 - Main (Gardner) Stacks

Black women scientists in the United States
Wini Warren
Q141.W367 1999 - Main (Gardner) Stacks

Cambridge scientific minds
Editors: Peter Harman and Simon Mitton
Q141.C1283 2002 - Main (Gardner) Stacks

Change is possible : stories of women and minorities in mathematics
Patricia Clark Kenschaft
QA10.5.K46 2005 - Math/Stat Library

Complexities : women in mathematics
Editors: Bettye Anne Case and Anne M. Leggett
QA27.5.C66 2005 - Math/Stat Library

Determination of sets of independent conditions characterizing certain special cases of symmetric correspondences
Euphemia Lofton Haynes
QA603.H3 - NRLF 

Emmy Noether's wonderful theorem
Dwight E. Neuenschwander
QC174.17.S9 N48 2011 - Physics Library

Florence Nightingale : the making of an icon
Mark Bostridge
RT37.N5 B67 2008 - Main (Gardner) Stacks

The glass universe : how the ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the measure of the stars
Dava Sobel
QB34.5.S63 2016 - Physics Library

Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race
Margot Lee Shetterly
QA27.5.L44 2016 - Main (Gardner) Stacks

Hypatia of Alexandria : mathematician and martyr
Michael A.B. Deakin
QA29.H88 D43 2007 - Main (Gardner) Stacks

Integral functions
Mary Lucy Cartwright
QA351.C34 - NRLF

Julia : a life in mathematics 
Constance Reid
QA29.R575 R45 1996 - Math/Stat Library

Math equals : biographies of women mathematicians + related activities
Teri Perl
QA28.P47 - Math/Stat Library

Mathematicians : an outer view of the inner world
Mariana Cook
QA28.C66 2009 - Math/Stat Library

The mathematics of Sonya Kovalevskaya
Roger Cooke
QA300.C65 1984 - Math/Stat Library

Notable women in mathematics : a biographical dictionary
Editors: Charlene Morrow and Teri Perl
QA28.N68 1998 - Math/Stat Library

Prime mystery : the life and mathematics of Sophie Germain
Dora E. Musielak
QA29.G47 M87 2015 - Math/Stat Library

Rise of the rocket girls : the women who propelled us, from missiles to the moon to Mars
Nathalia Holt
TL862.J48 H65 2016 - Engineering Library

The thrilling adventures of Lovelace and Babbage
Sydney Padua
PN6737.P34 T48 2015 - Engineering Library

When computers were human
David Alan Grier
QA303.2.G75 2005 - Math/Stat Library

Women and numbers : lives of women mathematicians plus discovery activities
Teri Perl
QA28.P48 1993 - Math/Stat Library

Women in mathematics
Lynn M. Osen
QA28.O83 1974 - Math/Stat Library

Women in science : 50 fearless pioneers who changed the world
Rachel Ignotofsky
In Process - Math/Stat Library

Women of mathematics : a bibliographic sourcebook
Editors: Louise S. Grinstein and Paul J. Campbell
QA28.A12 W661 1987  - Math/Stat Library


Additional Sources

Biographical Websites

Biographies of Women Mathematicians (Agnes Scott College)

From Hidden to Modern Figures (NASA)

In Memoriam - University of California

MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive - Female Mathematicians (University of St. Andrews)

Profiles of Women in Mathematics - The Emmy Noether Lectures (AWM)


The Autobiography of Julia Robinson, Constance Reid and Julia Robinson, The College Mathematics Journal, v.17, no.1 (Jan 1986) [UCB access]

Euphemia Lofton Haynes: Bringing Education Closer to the "Goal of Perfection," Susan E. Kelly, Carly Shinners, and Katherine Zoroufy, Notices of the American Mathematical Society, v.64, no.9 (Oct 2017)

Fighting for Visibility, Korey Haynes, Astronomy (Feb 2017)

Hidden Figures Light Up Screen: Black Women Who Helped America Win the Space Race, Jenna Carpenter, Math Horizons v.24, no.3 (Feb 2017) [UCB access]

Julia Bowman Robinson, 1919-1985, Notices of the American Mathematical Society (Nov 1985), p.738-742, QA1 .A525 - Math/Stat Library

Julia Robinson, In Memoriam, C. Smorynski, The Mathematical Intelligencer v.8, no. 2 (Jun 1986) [UCB access]

Mary Lucy Cartwright (1900–1998), W. K. Hayman, Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society v.34, no. 1 (Jan 2002) [UCB access]

Women Mathematicians at Berkeley-The Early Years, Calvin C. Moore, AWM Newsletter, v.36, no.4 (Jul-Aug 2006)


Ada : a life and a legacy
Dorothy Stein
QA29.L72 S741 1985 - Main (Gardner) Stacks

Ada's algorithm : how Lord Byron's daughter Ada Lovelace launched the digital age
James Essinger
​QA29.L72 E87 2014 - Engineering Library

The calculating passion of Ada Byron
Joan Baum
QA29.L72 B381 1986 - Math/Stat Library

A convergence of lives : Sofia Kovalevskaia, scientist, writer, revolutionary
Ann Hibner Koblitz
​QA29.K67 K6 1983 - Math/Stat Library

Emmy Noether, 1882-1935
Auguste Dick; translated by H. I. Blocher
​QA29.N6 .D513 - Math/Stat Library

Equivalence : Elizabeth L. Scott at Berkeley
Amanda L. Golbeck
QA29.S375 G65 2017 - Math/Stat Library

Gesammelte Abhandlungen = Collected papers
Emmy Noether; herausgegeben von N. Jacobson
QA3 .N632 1983 - Math/Stat Library

Hypatia of Alexandria
Maria Dzielska; translated by F. Lyra
B667.H84 D95 1995 - Main (Gardner) Stacks

Little sparrow : a portrait of Sophia Kovalevsky
​Don H. Kennedy
QA29.K67 .K46 1983 - Math/Stat Library

Love and mathematics : Sofya Kovalevskaya
​Pelageya Kochina; edited by A. Yu. Ishlinsky and Z.K. Sokolovskaya; translated from the Russian by Michael Burov
​QA29.K67 K63131 1985 - Math/Stat Library

Nightingales : the extraordinary upbringing and curious life of Miss Florence Nightingale
Gillian Gill
RT37.N5 G556 2004 - Main (Gardner) Stacks

No place for ladies : the untold story of women in the Crimean War
Helen Rappaport
​DK215.95 .R37 2007 - Main (Gardner) Stacks

Pioneering women in American mathematics : the pre-1940 PhD's
Judy Green, Jeanne LaDuke
​QA28 .G74 2009 - Math/Stat Library

A Russian childhood
Sofya Kovalevskaya; translated, edited, and introduced by Beatrice Stillman; with an analysis of Kovalevskaya's Mathematics by P. Y. Kochina
​QA29.K67 A3513 - Math/Stat Library

Sophie Germain : an essay in the history of the theory of elasticity
Louis L. Bucciarelli and Nancy Dworsky
​QA931 .B77 - Math/Stat Library

The world of Maria Gaetana Agnesi, mathematician of God
Massimo Mazzotti
​QA29.A28 M39 2007 - Math/Stat Library