Last updated: 2 June 2009

WALKER, Hamilton

Collection | Ref # NZ/MS/750 | Held by Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections

What is it?

Title:

WALKER, Hamilton

Creator:

WALKER, Hamilton

Level of description:

Collection

Extent:

1 v.

Reference number:

NZ/MS/750

Former NRAM reference number:

B367

Description:

Hamilton Walker worked as an engineer and farmer in Whangarei, before spending the period from 1957 to 1977 as a full-time inventor. In that time he completed seven major inventions such as the internal-head diesel and petrol rotary engines and the Walker air-cushioned hydrofoil.

This volume contains patents, specifications, and illustrations of the inventions as well as articles by Walker, and two letters from Lindsay Lord, the British Naval architect. Included also is a brief outline of accomplishments by the inventor.

Papers

Dates covered:

1966 - 1978

Access conditions:

Not restricted

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