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.
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Call Number: MS 203
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, financial papers, writings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia of the Farnam family of New Haven, Connecticut, 1721-1929. The papers of Henry Farnam (1803-1883), and two of his sons, Henry Walcott Farnam (1853-1933) and William Whitman Farnam (1844-1929) form this collection. The papers of Henry Farnam include personal and professional correspondence concerning his family, life in New Haven, and the building of several canals and railroads in Connecticut and the...