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Grinstein, Louise S., and Paul J. Campbell. 1987. Women of Mathematics: A Bibliographic Sourcebook. New York: Greenwood Press.

Kass-Simon, G., Patricia Farnes, and Deborah Nash (eds.). 1990. Women of Science: Righting the Record. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

McGrayne, Sharon Bertsch. 1993. Nobel Prize Women in Science: Their Lives, Struggles, and Momentous Discoveries. Secaucus, N.J.: Carol Pub. Group.

McMurray, Emily J. (ed.). 1995. Notable Twentieth-Century Scientists. 4 vols., Detroit: Gale Research, Inc.

Ogilvie, Marilyn Bailey. 1986. Women in Science: Antiquity through the Nineteenth Century (A Biographical Dictionary with Annotated Bibliography). Cambridge: The MIT Press.

Rossiter, Margaret W. 1982. Women Scientists in America: Struggles and Strategies to 1940. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Rossiter, Margaret W. 1995. Women Scientists in America: Before Affirmative Action, 1940-1972. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Mary Anning

Torrens, Hugh. 1995. "Mary Anning (1799-1847) of Lyme: 'the greatest fossilist the world ever knew'," British Journal for the History of Science 25:257-284.

Annie Jump Cannon

Greenstein, George. 1993. "The Ladies of Observatory Hill," American Scholar 62: 437-446.

May Edward Chinn

Diamond, Ellen Craft. 1981. "Interview with May Edward Chinn : June 27, 1979; July 13, 1979; September 12, 1979," Black Women Oral History Project, Cambridge, Mass.: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College.

Rosa Smith Eigenmann

Hubbs Papers, Archives of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, MC5, Box 9, Folder 111.

Newspaper clippings, San Diego Historical Society.

Rosalind Elsie Franklin

Ardell, David. 1996. "Rosalind Franklin (1920-1957)" Access Excellence, About Biotech.

Sayre, Anne. 1975. Rosalind Franklin and DNA. New York: W.W. Norton and Company.

Sophie Germain

Bucciarelli, Louis L., and Nancy Dworsky. 1980. Sophie Germain: An Essay in the History of the Theory of Elasticity. Dordrecht: D. Reidel.

Dalmédico, Amy D. 1991. "Sophie Germain," Scientific American 265: 116-122.

Lillian Moller Gilbreth

Graham, Laurel D. 1994. "Critical Biography Without Subjects and Objects: An Encounter with Dr. Lillian Moller Gilbreth," The Sociological Quarterly 35:621-643.

Sullivan, Sherry. 1995. "Management's Unsung Theorist: An Examination of the Works of Lillian M. Gilbreth," Biography 18: 31-41.

Yost, Edna. 1943. "Lillian Moller Gilbreth," in American Women in Science. Philadelphia: Frederick A. Stokes.

Lancaster, Jane. "O Pioneer," Brown Alumni Monthly 96(5) February 1996.

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin

Dodson, Guy, Jenny P. Glusker, and David Sayre (eds.). 1981. Structural Studies on Molecules of Biological Interest: A Volume in Honour of Professor Dorothy Hodgkin. Oxford: The Clarendon Press.

Obituary notices by Dodson, Guy (Structure 2: 891-893, 1994); Glusker, Jenny P. (Protein Science 3: 2465-2469, 1994); Glusker, Jenny P., and Margaret J. Adams (Physics Today 48: 80-81, 1995); Johnson, Louise N. (FRS), and David Phillips (Nature Structural Biology 1: 573-576, 1994); and Perutz, Max F. (Quarterly Review of Biophysics 27: 333-337, 1994, and Nature 371: 20, 1994).

Helen Sawyer Hogg

Hogg, Helen Sawyer. 1976. The Stars Belong to Everyone: How to Enjoy Astronomy. New York: Doubleday.

Obituary notices by Clement, Christine, and Peter Broughton (The Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, 87: 351-356, 1993) and Pipher, Judit L. (Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 105: 1369-1372, 1993).

Admiral Grace Murray Hopper

Obituary notices by Betts, Mitch (Computerworld 26: 14, 1992); Bromberg, Howard (IEEE Software 9: 1-3-104, 1992); Danca, Richard A. (Federal Computing Week 6: 26-27, 1992); Hancock, Bill (Digital Review 9: 40, 1992); Power, Kevin (Government Computer News 11: 70, 1992); Sammet, Jean E. (Communications of the ACM 35: 128-132, 1992), and Weiss, Eric A. (IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 14: 56-58, 1992).

Ada Byron, Countess of Lovelace

Baum, Joan. 1986. The Calculating Passion of Ada Byron. Hamden, Conn: Archon Books.

Moore, Doris Langley-Levy. 1977. Ada, Countess of Lovelace: Byron's Legitimate Daughter. London: J. Murray.

Toole, Betty A. (ed.). 1992. Ada, the Enchantress of Numbers: A Selection from the Letters of Lord Byron's Daughter and her Description of the First Computer. Mill Valley, California: Strawberry Press.

Toole, Betty A. 1996. "Lady Lovelace, an Analyst and Metaphysician," IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 18: 4-12.

Maria Goeppert-Mayer

Biographical Materials, University of California, San Diego, Mandeville Department of Special Collections, Mss. 20, Box 9, Folder 2-6.

Lise Meitner

Frisch, O.R. (ed.) 1959. Trends in Atomic Physics: Essays Dedicated to Lise Meitner, Otto Hahn, Max von Laue on the Occasion of their 80th Birthday. New York: Interscience.

Sime, Ruth Lewin. 1996. Lise Meitner: A Life in Physics. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Emmy Noether

Dick, Auguste. 1981. Emmy Noether 1882-1935. Translated by H.I. Blocher. Boston: Birkhauser.

Brewer, James, and Smith, Martha (eds.). 1981. Emmy Noether: A Tribute to Her Life and Work. New York: Marcel Dekker.

Rózsa Péter

Péter, Rózsa. (1943) 1962. Playing with Infinity: Mathematics for Everyman. Translated by Z. P. Dienes, Simon and Schuster; Dover Books edition, 1977.

Péter, Rózsa. 1967. Recursive Functions. Translated by István Földes. New York: Academic Press.

Péter, Rózsa. (1964) 1990. "Mathematics is Beautiful." Translated by Leon Harkleroad. The Mathematical Intelligencer 12: 58-64.

Unpublished materials including interviews and the elegy of Ferenc Genzwein, translated by Leon Harkleroad and collaborators, courtesy Leon Harkleroad, Cornell University.

Roger Arliner Young

Manning, Kenneth R. 1989."Roger Arliner Young, Scientist," Sage 6: 3-7.

Manning, Kenneth R. 1983. Black Apollo of Science: The Life of Ernest Everett Just. New York: Oxford University Press.