Gibbes, Robert W. (Robert Wilson), 1809-1866

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Physician and chemist of Charleston and Columbia, S. C.

From the description of Papers, 1851 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35074207

Physician, author, publisher, and newspaper editor of Columbia, S.C.; native of Charleston, S.C.; son of William Hasell Gibbes, a Charleston lawyer; graduate of South Carolina College and the Medical College of the State of South Carolina, Gibbes purchased a medical practice in Columbia during 1830s; Gibbes also owned a textile mill, and was well known for his art collection and his studies of geology and paleontology; he lost his home including its art, mineral, and fossil collections in the burning of Columbia in 1865; as husband of Carolina Elizabeth Guignard, Gibbes had twelve children and died in Oct. 1866.

Maintained memberships in following organizations: American Association for the Advancement of Science; the New York, Georgia, and Pennsylvania Histical Societies; National Institute, Washington, D.C.; Royal Society of Northern Antiquarians of Copenhagen of the Acadademy of Natural Science, Philadelphia; Boston Society of Natural History; Lyceum of Natural History of New-York; the National Academy of Design of New-York; and others.

From the description of Robert W. Gibbes papers, 1803 - 1931; bulk, (1803-1873). (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 49302404

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referencedIn Peace, Washington. Washington Peace papers, 1849-1850. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Wailes, Benjamin L. C. (Benjamin Leonard Covington), 1797-1862. Papers, 1843-1862. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Gibbes, Robert W. (Robert Wilson), 1809-1866. Robert W. Gibbes papers, 1803 - 1931; bulk, (1803-1873). University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Campbell, James Butler, 1808-1883. James Butler Campbell papers, 1826-1901. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Samuel George Morton papers, 1832-1862 Library company of Philadelphia
referencedIn Richardson, John Peter, 1801-1864. John Peter Richardson papers, 1837-1844. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Pickens, F. W. (Francis Wilkinson), 1805-1869. Papers, 1798-1900; (bulk 1809-1886). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn LeConte, John L. (John Lawrence), 1825-1883. Papers, 1812-1897 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (bulk 1820-1888) Houghton Library
referencedIn Russell, Robert E. Robert E. Russell papers, 1845 Jan. 1-1857 Oct. 17. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
creatorOf Gibbes, Robert W. (Robert Wilson), 1809-1866. Prescription for eyes. Medical University of South Carolina Libraries
referencedIn Waring family. Waring family papers, 1837-1939. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
creatorOf Gibbes, Robert W. (Robert Wilson), 1809-1866. Papers, 1851 and undated. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Medical College of the State of South Carolina. Commencement exercise, 1895. Medical University of South Carolina Libraries
creatorOf Gibbes, Robert W. (Robert Wilson), 1809-1866. Robert W. Gibbes papers, 1803 - 1931; bulk, (1803-1873). University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn DeSaussure, William Ford, 1792-1870. William Ford DeSaussure papers, 1825-1868. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Pickens, F. W. (Francis Wilkinson), 1805-1869. F. W. Pickens papers, 1785-1929. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Gibbes, A. Mason (Alexander Mason), 1914-. Three Robert Gibbes : typescript, 1984 May 3 / by A. Mason Gibbes. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Downey, Tom, 1965-. Confederate hospitals research files, 1861-1991. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Augustus A. (Augustus Addison) Gould papers, 1831-1866, 1831-1866 (inclusive), 1838-1852 (bulk). Houghton Library
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correspondedWith Benjamin, Judah P., 1811-1884, person
associatedWith Campbell, James Butler, 1808-1883. person
correspondedWith Causten, James H., (fl. ca. 1840), person
correspondedWith DeSaussure, Andrew F., person
correspondedWith DeSaussure, William Ford, 1792-1870. person
associatedWith DeVeaux, James, 1812-1844. person
associatedWith Downey, Tom, 1965- person
associatedWith Drayton, William Henry, 1742-1779. person
associatedWith Garden, Alexander, 1757-1829. person
associatedWith Gibbes, A. Mason (Alexander Mason), 1914- person
associatedWith Gibbes, Lewis R., 1810-1894, person
correspondedWith Gibbes, Robert W. (Robert Wilson), person
associatedWith Gibbes, Robert W. (Robert Wilson), 1809-1866. Autograph Book of the Revolution. person
associatedWith Gibbes, William Hasell, 1754-1834. person
associatedWith Gibbs family. family
correspondedWith Gibson, Charles Bell, (fl. 1860), person
associatedWith Gould, Augustus A. (Augustus Addison), 1805-1866 person
associatedWith Holbrook, John Edwards, 1794-1871. person
associatedWith Horry, P. (Peter), d. 1815. person
associatedWith LeConte, John L., (John Lawrence), 1825-1883 person
associatedWith Lee, Charles, 1731-1782. person
associatedWith Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891. person
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correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
correspondedWith Madison, Dolley, 1768-1849 person
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associatedWith Moore, George H., 1806-1876. person
associatedWith Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851. person
correspondedWith Moses, Franklin J., 1804-1877, person
associatedWith Peace, Washington. person
associatedWith Pickens, F. W. (Francis Wilkinson), 1805-1869. person
associatedWith Raoul Family family
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associatedWith Russell, Robert E. person
associatedWith South Carolina College. Board of Trustees. corporateBody
correspondedWith Tefft, Israel Keech, 1797-1862, person
associatedWith Wailes, Benjamin L. C. (Benjamin Leonard Covington), 1797-1862. person
associatedWith Waring family. family
correspondedWith Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852, person
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Cuba
South Carolina
South Carolina--Richland County
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African Americans
French spoliation claims
Medical care
Physicians
Plantation management
South Carolina
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Birth 1809-07-08

Death 1866-10-15

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