Person: Cave-Browne-Cave (2), Evelyn


Frances Evelyn Cave-Browne-Cave was home educated, then studied the mathematical tripos at the University of Cambridge, being ranked next to G H Hardy. She was the first recipient of a research grant from Girton College, worked with Karl Pearson and published two papers. She spent the rest of her career teaching at Girton College.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 21 February 1876, Streatham Common, London, England. Died 30 March 1965, Shedfield, Hampshire, England.

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Origin England, Women

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive