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Catalog Number HRHS-48
Collection John Howard Gibbons Collection
Object Name Articles
Scope & Content BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
John H. (Jack) Gibbons was an Assistant to President Clinton for Science and Technology and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. In these capacities, Dr. Gibbons was charged with providing access to authoritative information and expert scientific, engineering and technological advice for the President, federal officials and Congress.

Dr. Gibbons was born January 15, 1929 in Harrisonburg, VA and graduated from Randolph Macon College in 1949 and from Duke University in 1954 with a PhD in physics. He started his career as a physicist at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.


SCOPE AND CONTENT:
Collection of photocopied articles relating to the life and career of Jack (John Howard) Gibbons, a Harrisonburg native.


COLLECTION INVENTORY:
1.Biosketch for Dr. John H. Gibbons, August 1994 (1 pg.)
2.Résumé, August 1994 (4 pgs.)
3. "Clinton Picks His Science Adviser" (1 pg.)
4."A Star Gazer Gets Wished Upon" (1 pg.)
5."President Clinton's Science Adviser" Science Vol. 259 January 22, 1993 (1 pg.)
6."Jack Gibbons: Plugging into the Power Structure" Science Vol 259 February 19, 1993 (2 pgs.)
7."Reinventing the Space Program" Space News Vol. 4. No. 9 March 1-7, 1993 (2 pgs.)
8."The Nicest Guy in Washington" (Profile John Gibbons) Scientific American April 1 1993 (2 pgs.)
10. "Clinton and Gore Build Their Technology Team" Technology Transfer Business, Spring 1993 (5 pgs.)
11. "Interview with Dr. John Gibbons" (Profile) Quantum States, Summer 1993 (3 pgs.)
12. "Looking for Respect" National Journal 6/19/1993 (2 pgs.)
13. "Bashed for OSTP's Glacial Pace, Gibbons gets all four associates", Physics Today Sept 1993 (2 pgs.)
14. "Who's Who in Technology Policy" (Cover Story) Washington Technology, Sept 23 1993 (3 pgs.)
15. "Don't Tread on my Lab" Time, January 24, 1994 (3 pgs.)
16. "Where No Policy Has Gone Before" Washington Technology, March 10, 1994 (4pgs.)
17. "A Strategy for Science and Technology in the 1990s" by John H. Gibbons HARC Corollary Spring 1994 (1 pg.)
18. "John Gibbons President's Science Adviser Shapes New Era For Science and Technology p. 20) (front cover) Chemical & Engineering News April 11, 1994 (9 pgs.)
19. "Government Support of Industry R&D Protected Under New Trade Pact" Chemical & Engineering News May 2, 1994 (2 pgs.)
20. "John Gibbons: A Conversation" InSites Summer 1994 (4 pgs.)
21. "Memo Backs Basic Research with Words Not Cash" Science Vol. 264, June 3, 1994 (2 pgs.)
22. "A Green Industrial Policy Takes Root" Business Week, July 25, 1994 (2 pgs.)
23. "Conversation with Jack Gibbons on Coordinating Science Policy" Physics Today August 1994 (8 pgs.)
24. "Science in the National Interest" Issues in Science and Technology Fall 1994 (3 pgs.)
25. "Clinton's PCAST Promises to offer new perspectives on science and technology" The Scientist Sept 5, 1994 (4 pgs.)

Title John Howard Gibbons Collection