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Gibbs, J. Willard (Josiah Willard), 1839-1903



  • Existence: 1839-02-11 - 1903-04-28

Josiah Willard Gibbs (1839-1903), American mathematician and physicist, best known for his work in thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, and vector theory as applied to orbits.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Gibbs-Van Name papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 83
Overview: The papers contain correspondence and other materials documenting the efforts of Ralph gibbs Van Name to publish technical and biographical work on Josiah Willard Gibbs, the scientist who developed the theory of thermodynamics.
Dates: 1843-1959, bulk 1929-1957