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Finding-Aid for the Walker Collection (WTU00352)

Finding aid prepared by:
Special Collections Staff

Summary Information
Title: Walker Collection
Creator: Walker , [Adam , 1731 - 1821 , British physicist].
Call number: WTU00352
Language: English

Access and Use:
Sources:

Gift of family of Joseph Coolidge.

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open to research.

Processing Information:

Processing: April, 1970. H.H.


Biography

Standard biographical information on Dr. Walker, to whom these lectures are attributed, may be found in World Who's Who in Science.


Contents List
      Title
box-folder   9/Walker  
1786-87: Winter. Lectures (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.