Finding-Aid for the Adam Walker Collection (VMF176)


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Collection Outline

Descriptive Summary

Restrictions

Administrative Information


Collection Outline

Lectures 1786-87: Winter.

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Walker , [Adam , 1731 - 1821 , British physicist].
Title: Adam Walker Collection
Identification: VMF176

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

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Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

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Administrative Information

Sources

Gift of family of Joseph Coolidge.

Processing: April, 1970. H.H.

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Box/folder
9/Walker

Lectures, 1786-87: Winter. (1 item (ca. 325 pp.): MS, [bound])

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.
Leather covers. Signed by Randolph, with explanatory note concerning the origin of the work. No title page. Formerly part of the Exhibition Room collection of Washington University.

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