About: History & Archives
1822 - 1908
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, Harvard University. Ill health prevented Gibbs from attending the 1897 AAAS meeting. W. J. McGee, AAAS Senior Vice President, presided in his stead. Gibbs gave his presidential address at the 1898 AAAS meeting in Boston.
AAAS Presidential Address: Wolcott Gibbs, "Address of the President Before the American Association for the Advancement of Science," Science (26 August 1898) 8:233-243
AAAS offices held:
- President, 1897
- City College of New York, City College Archives