Department of Special Collections
Washington University in St. Louis
Finding-Aid for the Walker Collection (WTU00352)Finding aid prepared by:
Special Collections Staff
Walker , [Adam , 1731 - 1821 , British physicist].
Access and Use:
Gift of family of Joseph Coolidge.
Collection is open to research.
Processing: April, 1970. H.H.
Standard biographical information on Dr. Walker, to whom these lectures are
attributed, may be found in World Who's Who in Science.
(1 item (ca. 325 pp.): MS, [bound] )
Scope: Lectures on natural history, specifically meteorology, given in [Manchester]
by Dr. Walker and recorded in shorthand by Thomas M. Randolph, a [student].
The lectures serve as an introduction to natural history, i.e. the history
of the atmosphere and its phenomena. This copy was written out by William
Anderson. Includes index.