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:
Call Number: MS 1246
Overview: Papers of three related families: the Johnson and Gibbs families of New Haven, Connecticut, and the Van Cleve family of New Jersey. The principal figure is Ebenezer Alfred Johnson, professor of Greek and Latin Literature at the University of the City of New York (1839-1891). His papers consist of personal and professional correspondence and a small amount of printed matter and records relating to the University of the City of New York. Included in his personal correspondence are letters from...