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Cecily Tanner

died 30 years ago

24 November 1992

Cecily Tanner was the daughter of the mathematicians William Henry Young and Grace Emily Chisholm. She published excellent papers on Riemann-Stieltjes integrals, then she became interested in the history of mathematics. Her efforts led to Thomas Harriot's work being much more widely known and understood.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Tanner/