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Material on Some Specific Women Astronomers of the Past

Resource Guides

  • Bruck, Mary "Agnes Mary Clerke: Chronicler of Astronomy" in Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society, Mar. 1994, p. 59. Lengthy profile available.

  • Bruck, Mary Agnes Mary Clerke & the Rise of Astrophysics

    2002, Cambridge U. Press.

  • Bruck, Mary “Agnes Mary Clerke: Ever Popular Historian of Astronomy” in Antiquarian Astronomer, 2004, iss. #1, p. 3.

  • Cliver, Edward “Agnes Mary Clerke: Real Time Historian of Astronomy” in Astronomy & Geophysics (the magazine of the Royal Astronomical Society), June 2007, vol. 48, p. 3.25.

  • Constructing Victorian Heavens: Agnes Clerke and the "New Astronomy

    Lightman, B. “Constructing Victorian Heavens: Agnes Clerke and the "New Astronomy" in Natural Eloquence: Women Reinscribe Science. Gates, Barbara & Shteir, Ann, eds. 1997, U. of Wisconsin Press.

  • McKenna-Lawlor

    Susan Whatever Shines Should be Observed. 2003, Springer. The story of five 19th century women who made contributions to astronomy and science, including Clerke.

  • Russell, Sarah “Agnes Mary Clerke: Stars, Systems, Problems” in Astronomy & Geophysics, 1 June 2016, Vol. 57, Issue 3, Pages 3.16ff.

  • Some Recollections of Agnes Mary Clerke

    See, T.J.J. “Some Recollections of Agnes Mary Clerke” in Popular Astronomy, 1907, Vol. 15, No. 6, p. 323.

  • Weitzenhoffer, Kenneth

    Weitzenhoffer, Kenneth "The Prolific Pen of Agnes Clerke" in Sky & Telescope, Sep. 1985, p. 211.


Agnes Mary Clerke 1842-1907