Gibbs-Van Name papers 1843-1959 (inclusive), 1929-1957


Gibbs-Van Name papers 1843-1959 (inclusive), 1929-1957

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.

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