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'An Autobiography by Lucy Joan Slater of Cambridge': Chapter 4: Southampton, 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Slater 1/4
Scope and Contents Pages 50-71. In this chapter L J S describes the move to Southampton, her new surroundings and her work at Southampton University, where she studied not only mathematics but also music, Latin and English and her mother took up a number of opportunities teaching Classics. L J S mentions various tutors including a Miss Amelia Trout and a Dr Hamberger, who, she says, ‘made me into a real mathematician’ - ‘Hammy thought like a computer years before computers were invented’. She joined the...
Dates: 1990