Fisher, Irving, 1867-1947
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Letters, photographs, manuscripts, and clippings of Harlan Ward Cooley, primarily relating to Yale and his classmates in the class of 1888. Also included is a biographical sketch of Cooley by his daughter, Julia Cooley Altrocchi.
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.
Correspondence, addresses and writings, papers relating to the Yale School of the Fine Arts, and other papers of John F. Weir, artist, painter and first director of the Yale School of the Fine Arts, serving from 1869-1913. Correspondents include many persons prominent in the art world between 1870 and 1920. There is also much material on the origins and development of art education in this country and at Yale.