Mary Frances Winston papers
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- Majority of material found within 1889-1940
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She returned to the United States in 1896 where she taught high school in St. Joseph, Missouri for one year, then took a position as head of the Mathematics Department at Kansas State Agricultural College in Manhattan, Kansas. She held the position until 1900 when she left to marry Henry Byron Newson, a professor of mathematics at the University of Kansas. They had three children. When her husband died in 1910 she returned to work as an assistant professor of mathematics at Washburn College in Topeka in 1913. She left Washburn in 1921 and became professor of mathematics at Eureka College, where she stayed until her retirement in 1942. Mary Winston Newson died in 1959.
[More biographical info: http://www.agnesscott.edu/Lriddle/WOMEN/newson.htm ]
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- American students -- Germany
- Beshers, Caroline Newson
- Bryn Mawr College--Students
- College teachers
- Downer College--Students
- Klein, Felix, 1849-1925
- Maltby, Margaret Eliza, 1860-1944
- Universitaet Goettingen--Students
- Universität Göttingen--19th century
- Winston, Mary Frances (Newson), 1869-1959
- Women in science
- Women mathematicians
- Young, Grace Chisholm, 1868-1944
- Mary Frances Winston papers
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- Susan Boone
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