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Recent changes to the archive (Up to FEBRUARY 2020)

These include 9 new Biographies of mathematicians and
19 new entries in the Additional Material category.
We have expanded the section on the
International Congresses of Mathematicians
to cover congresses from 1897.

Birthplace Maps index Anniversaries for the year
Mathematical Societies index    Prizes, medals, honours, etc. index
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Edinburgh Mathematical Society index
British Mathematical Colloquium index
The Mathematical Gazetteer of the British Isles
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