Gibbs family papers, 1718-1893 (inclusive).


Gibbs family. Gibbs family papers, 1718-1893 (inclusive).

Gibbs family papers, 1718-1893 (inclusive).

Correspondence, financial papers and memorabilia of members of the Gibbs family. Of principal interest are thirteen letters (1783-1796) from Roger Sherman to his brother-in-law, Henry Gibbs, of which five (1789-1790) discuss the deliberations of the first Congress of the United States. Other figures represented in the papers are two Josiah Willard Gibbses (father and son) and Addison Van Name.

.25 linear ft. (1 box, 1 folio)

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Van Name, Addison, 1835-1922. (person)

Gibbs, Henry, 1668-1723 (person)

Rev. Henry Gibbs (1668-1723) was a minister in Watertown, Mass. He graduated from Harvard College in 1685 and was ordained in Watertown in 1697. From the description of Sermons, 1697?-1723? (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191259368 ...

Gibbs, Josiah W. (Josiah Willard), 1790-1861 (person)

Theoretical physicist and chemist who spent his career at Yale. From the description of Josiah W. Gibbs papers, 1873-1903. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84294439 ...

Sherman, Roger, 1721-1793 (person)

Declaration of Independence signer from Connecticut. From the description of Document signed by Roger Sherman, 1764 August to 1766 November. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55230754 Roger Sherman was born in 1721 in Newton, Massachusetts, and early moved to Stoughton, Massachusetts, where he attended the public schools and later learned the shoemaker's trade. He moved to New Milford, Connecticut, in 1743 and became surveyor of New Haven County in 1745. During t...

Sherman, Roger, 1768-1856 (person)

United States. Congress (corporateBody)

Bills of the 96th Congress to provide for temporary increases in the public debt limit, and for other purposes. From the description of Public debt legislation, 96th Congress : legislative history of public debt legislation, 1979-1980. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 243776779 Bill of the 96th Congress to impose a windfall profit tax on domestic crude oil, and for other purposes. From the description of Crude oil windfall profit tax act of 1980 ...

Gibbs family. (family)

Addison Van Name, 1835-1922: librarian, philologist, librarian, Yale, 1865-1905. Josiah Willard Gibbs, 1790-1861: orientalist, philologist, teacher, librarian Yale, 1824-1843, Professor of Sacred Literature, Yale, 1826-1861. Josiah Willard Gibbs, 1839-1903: mathematician, physicist, Professor of Mathematical Physics, Yale, 1871-1903. Roger Sherman, 1721-1793: Connecticut statesman, delegate to the Continental Congress, 1774-1781, signer and delega...

Tarbox, Increase N. (Increase Niles), 1815-1888 (person)

Increase Niles Tarbox: born in South Windsor, Ct., February 11, 1815; B.A., Yale, 1839; studied at the Yale Divinity School; ordained in 1844; pastor of the Hollis Evangelical Church of Framingham, Mass., 1844-1851; co-edited The Congregationalist, 1849-1851; withdrew from ministry and editing to became secretary of American Education Society; retired in 1884; author of many articles, stories, and poems. Tarbox died on May 3, 1888. From the description of Increase Niles Tarbox papers...

Gibbs, J. Willard (Josiah Willard), 1839-1903 (person)

Theoretical physicist and chemist who spent his career at Yale. From the description of Josiah W. Gibbs papers, 1873-1903. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702151867 ...

Gibbs, Henry, 1749-1794. (person)

Fowler, William Chauncey, 1793-1881 (person)

Rev. William Chauncey Fowler was a graduate of Yale and came to Middlebury College as Professor of Chemistry and Natural History (1827-1838) which included responsibility for obtaining laboratory supplies, and as Treasurer of the college (1830-1837) was involved in the first fund raising undertaken outside Vermont. From the description of William C. Fowler papers, 1828-1841. (Sheldon Museum Research Center). WorldCat record id: 609599933 ...