References for Benjamin Banneker

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  1. A Silvio Bedini, The life of Benjamin Banneker (New York, 1972).
  2. C A Elliott, Biographical dictionary of American science. The seventeenth through the nineteenth centuries (Westport, Conn., 1979).


  1. B Lumpkin, From Egypt to Benjamin Banneker : African origins of false position solutions, in R Calinger (ed.), Vita mathematica (Washington, DC, 1996), 279-289.
  2. T F Mulcrone, Benjamin Banneker, pioneer Negro mathematician, The Arithmetic Teacher 54 (1961), 32.

JOC/EFR May 2000

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