Authorised form of nameGibbs; Josiah Willard (1839 - 1903)
ForenamesJosiah Willard
Dates1839 - 1903
Dates and placesBirth:
New Haven, Connecticut, USA (11 February 1839)
New Haven, Connecticut, USA (28 April 1903)
ActivityResearch Field:
Theoretical physics
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
Copley Medal 1901
Bulloch's Roll; DAB; DSB
Proc Roy Soc 1905 vol 75 pp 280-296, plate, signed by J L
Otto Mayr, 'Victorian Physicists and Speed Regulation: An Encounter Between Science and Technology' in NR 1971 vol 26 pp 205-228
J S Rowlinson, 'The work of Thomas Andrews and James Thomson on the liquefaction of gases' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 143-159
J S Rowlinson, 'Gases and liquids. How fluids unmix: discoveries by the school of Van der Waals and Kamerlingh Onnes, by J L Sengers' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 255-256
Royal Society codeNA2523
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1897/03Gibbs, Josiah Willard: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/14/630Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrisons & Sons12 April 1897
NLB/23/2/133Copy letter from unknown correspondent, to Professor Josiah Willard Gibbs, Foreign Member of the Royal SocietyNovember 1901
NLB/23/2/148Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Professor Josiah Willard Gibbs, Foreign Member of the Royal Society10 December 1901
NLB/9/774Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Oliver Joseph Lodge, Fellow of the Royal Society11 July 1894
NLB/32/22Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to George Derby, Managing Editor, Messrs J T White & Company, Publishers, 5 &7 East 16th Street, New York [USA]13 December 1905
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