HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS

BIOGRAPHIES OF WOMEN MATHEMATICIANS at
http://www.agnesscott.edu/lriddle/women/women.html
This project illustrates the numerous achievements of women in the field of mathematics.

BRITISH SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF MATH
http://dcs.warwick.ac.uk/bshm

EARLIEST USES OF VARIOUS MATHEMATICAL SYMBOLS at
http://members.aol.com/jeff570/mathsym.html
This page presents the names of the individuals who first used various common mathematical symbols as well as the dates the symbols first appeared.

HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS at
http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/mathhist/mathhist.html
Includes timelines, chronologies, and links to history-oriented sites.

HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS AT ST. ANDREWS at http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/index.html has among other things, historical notes on sliderules, logarithms, and much more.

HISTORY TOPICS INDEX at
http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk:80/~history/HistoryTopics.html
Mathematics history may he explored by topic or one may choose to search by mathematician, year, or location.

LINKS TO HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS
http://www.maths.tcd.ie/pub/HistMath/Links/

MATHS FOR EUROPE contains the history of some aspects of mathematics like the history of mathematical persons, symbols, algorithms, etc.
http://mathsforeurope.digibel.be/list.htm

MATH PAGES http://www.seanet.com/~ksbrown/
This site contains over 300 articles on a variety of mathematical topics, including number theory, combinations, geometry, algebra, calculus, differential equations, probability, statistics, physics, and the history of mathematics.

SUNDIALS at http://www.sundials.co.uk contains information about the history of sundials, how they work, and how to make one of your own (an interesting application of mathematics).

THE MATHEMATICS OF CARTOGRAPHY at
http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/pres/map/
Cynthia Lanius’ Web page discusses how maps are used and gives examples of different kinds of maps. It covers history of maps and math topics related to cartography, including lines, points, areas, coordinates, etc.

THE MACTUTOR HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS ARCHIVE at
http://www-groups.dcs.sr-and.ac.uk:80/~history/
Contains biographies of thousands of mathematicians along with other added features.