Gibbs, Wolcott, 1822-1908

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Gibbs received an honorary degree from Harvard in 1888. He served as Dean of Lawrence Scientific School and Dean of School of Mining and Practical Engineering, and taught chemistry and physics.

From the description of Papers of Wolcott Gibbs, 1885-1944 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77069357

Chemist (Ammonia-cobalt compounds; metals of platinum group; new methods of analysis; complex inorganic acids). A.M. Columbia College, 1841; M.D. Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1845; Berlin, 1845; Giessen, 1846; Paris, 1847. Professor of Chemistry and Physics, Free Academy of New York, 1884-1863; Rumford professor and lecturer applied science, Harvard College, 1863-1887, emeritus professor, 1887.

From the description of Papers, 1845-1908. (American Institute of Physics). WorldCat record id: 78951339

Chemist.

Wolcott Gibbs was an alumnus of City College, Class of 1840.

From the description of Papers, 1852-1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155502720

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creatorOf Wetherill, Charles Mayer, 1825-1871. Papers : mostly pertaining to chemistry, 1837-1886. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Sharswood, William, 1836-1905. Papers, 1865-1867. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Beckers & Piard (New York, N.Y.),. Wolcott Gibbs [photograph], [ca. 1849-1853]. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Henry and Mary Anna Palmer Draper papers, 1859-1914, 1869-1914 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIj, 1898-1988 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Lesley, J. P. (J. Peter), 1819-1903. Papers, 1826-1898. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Papers, 1806-1902. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Brush, George Jarvis, 1831-1912. George Jarvis Brush family papers, 1834-1960 (inclusive), 1834-1939 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf [Wolcott Gibbs, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Cleveland Abbe Papers, 1850-1954, (bulk 1850-1916) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Gibbs, Wolcott, 1822-1908. Letter. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899. Othniel Charles Marsh papers, 1817-1899 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Autograph File, G, 1641-1991. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Gibbs, Wolcott, 1822-1908. Papers, 1845-1908. American Institute of Physics
creatorOf Wolcott Gibbs Fund for Chemical Research. Records, 1892-1923. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Bowditch, H. P. (Henry Pickering), 1840-1911. Papers of Henry Bowditch, 1806-1957 (inclusive), 1858-1910 (bulk). Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
creatorOf Gibbs, Wolcott, 1822-1908. Correspondence with Edgar Fahs Smith, 1877-1906. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872. Papers, 1834-1871. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Gibbs, Wolcott, 1822-1908. Letter, 1886. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn John Fries Frazer papers, 1834-1871, 1834-1871 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn William Sharswood papers, 1865-1867, 1865-1867 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Hare, Robert, 1781-1858. Letters and papers from scientists and scientific organizations, 1793-1857. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn J.P. Lesley Papers, 1826-1898 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914. Papers of Silas Weir Mitchell, 1870-1911. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Gibbs family. Papers, 1763-1918. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Draper, Henry, 1837-1882. Henry and Mary Anna Palmer Draper papers, 1859-1914, bulk (1869-1914). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899. Othniel Charles Marsh papers, 1817-1899 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf United States Sanitary Commission. United States Sanitary Commission records, 1861-1878, bulk (1861-1872). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Gibbs, Wolcott, 1822-1908. Papers, 1852-1933. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn John L. (John Lawrence) LeConte papers, 1812-1897, 1812-1897 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Abbe, Cleveland, 1838-1916. Cleveland Abbe papers, 1850-1954 (bulk 1850-1916). Library of Congress
referencedIn John L. (John Lawrence) LeConte papers, 1812-1897, 1812-1897 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Walter Nickerson Hill Papers, Hill (Walter Nickerson) Papers, (bulk 1870-1884), 1860-1905 John Hay Library, Special Collections
referencedIn Clark, Alvan, 1804-1887. Correspondence, 1857-1893. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Gibbs, Wolcott, 1822-1908. Papers of Wolcott Gibbs, 1885-1944 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
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Death 1908-12-09

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