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The bronze commemorative medal depicts a bust image of Josiah Willard Gibbs (a theoretical physicist). The reverse features an image of a seated man looking up at the sun. In his proper right hand he holds a set of papers. His proper left holds a quill. A bottle rests in front of him.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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1 3/4 inches (diameter)
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obverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS / JOSIAH WILLARD / "MAX PLANCK" WHOSE NAME NOT ONLY IN AMERICA BUT IN THE WHOLE WORLD WILL EVER BE RECKONED AMONG THE MOST RENOWNED PHYSICISTS OF ALL TIME. / 1839 GIBBS 1903 / AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
Gibbs, J. Willard (Josiah Willard), 1839-1903; New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans
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[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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