Papers of the Waller Family

Scope and Content

Manuscript 605 is a medical notebook complied by A. D. Waller in the late 19th century with numerous citations from German medical authorities, a list of Waller's own publications, printed papers by him and other printed notices of his experiments. Manuscript 606, from 1907, is a sketchbook of William Waller, son of A. D. Waller, containing pen and ink drawings of rural scenes in Derbyshire.

Administrative / Biographical History

A.D. Waller was born in 1856 in Paris to the eminent physiologist A. V. Waller. Following in his father's footsteps, Waller went on to be elected to the Royal Society and become the Director of the Physiological Laboratory at the University of London. He held similar posts in Paris, Moscow, Rome and Belgium. He died in 1922. No information on his son, William Waller, was available at the time of compilation.

Access Information

Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room

Archivist's Note

2000-02-21 Joseph Gelfer

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