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Biographical entry Cohen, Fanny (1887 - 1975)

Born
9 June 1887
Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
Died
21 August 1975
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Mathematician and Educator

Summary

Fanny Cohen was a first class scholar in geology and mathematics at the University of Sydney and went on to study at the University of Cambridge. She returned to Sydney and in 1929 became headmistress of Fort Street Girls' High School.

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Fanny Cohen - Records, 1904 - 1913, ML MSS 723; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

University of Sydney, Archives

  • Fanny Cohen - Records, 1910 - 1975, P 65; University of Sydney, Archives. Details

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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McCarthy, G.J.