SIA Acc. 93-079, Walkinshaw, Lawrence H, Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers, c. 1916-1991

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Summary

Creator:
Walkinshaw, Lawrence H
Title:
Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers, c. 1916-1991
Dates:
1916, 1916-1991, c 1916-1991
Summary:
Lawrence H. Walkinshaw (1904-1993) graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1929. Though a dentist by training, he was a leading authority on cranes, publishing 61 articles and two books: The Sandhill Cranes (1949) and Cranes of the World (1973). He described the Canadian sandhill crane (Grus canadensis rowani) in 1965. He published on other species as well, most notably Kirtland's warbler. These papers document Walkinshaw's ornithological research, particularly on cranes and Kirtland's Warblers. They include correspondence with colleagues; field notes, 1916-1991; and notes, lists, and other data on birds
Topics:
Kirtland's warbler, Ornithology, Ornithologists
Subject:
Walkinshaw, Lawrence H
Form/Genre:
Books, Collection descriptions, Manuscripts
Local Number:
SIA Acc. 93-079
Physical Description:
11.19 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 16x20 box)

Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 93-079

Walkinshaw, Lawrence H

Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers, 1918-1992

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Walkinshaw, Lawrence H
Title: Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers
Dates: 1918-1992
Quantity: box)
Collection: Accession 93-079
Language of Materials: English

Historical Note

Lawrence H. Walkinshaw (1904-1993) graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1929. Though a dentist by training, he was a leading authority on cranes on which he published 61 articles and two books: The Sandhill Cranes (1949) and Cranes of the World (1973). He described the Canadian sandhill crane (Grus canadensis rowani) in 1965. He published on other species as well, most notably Kirtland's warbler.

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Descriptive Entry

These papers document Walkinshaw's ornithological research, particularly on cranes and Kirtland's Warblers. They include correspondence with colleagues; field notes, 1918-1992; and notes, lists, and other data on birds.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 93-079, Walkinshaw, Lawrence H, Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Correspondence, c.1930-1991 (16 folders)

Box 1 of 12

Box 2

Correspondence, c.1930-1991 (23 folders)

Box 2 of 12

Walkinshaw Autobiography

Box 2 of 12

Notes, reports, articles, and data on cranes

Box 2 of 12

Box 3

Notes, reports, articles, and data on cranes (15 folders)

Box 3 of 12

Box 4

Notes, reports, articles, and data on cranes (5 folders)

Box 4 of 12

Some Bird Observations in Kinross Township, 1930-1943

Box 4 of 12

Catalogue of Number of Bird Eggs

Box 4 of 12

Field Notes - Michigan, 1918-1930

Box 4 of 12

Field Notes, 1935-1937

Box 4 of 12

Field Notes - Alaska, 1946

Box 4 of 12

Field Notes, 1920-1968 (mostly 1955-1960)

Box 4 of 12

Field Notes - Andros Island, 1960

Box 4 of 12

Field Notes - Michigan, 1960

Box 4 of 12

Field Notes, 1961-1962 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 12

Field Notes - Banks Island, Northwest Territories, Canada, 1964

Box 4 of 12

Field Notes, 1965

Box 4 of 12

Field Notes, 1968

Box 4 of 12

Field Notes, 1969

Box 4 of 12

Field Notes, 1982-1983

Box 4 of 12

Field Notes, 1930-1990

Box 4 of 12

Box 5

Notes and correspondence, c.1938-1946

Box 5 of 12

Greater Sandhill Crane Nests - Michigan, 1970-1982

Box 5 of 12

Michigan Bird Records/Banding, 1976

Box 5 of 12

Michigan Sandhill Crane Nests, 1976

Box 5 of 12

Sandhill Crane Observations - Florida, Michigan, Texas, Idaho, and Yellowstone, 1978

Box 5 of 12

Field Notes - Michigan and Florida, 1978-1980

Box 5 of 12

Michigan Bird Notes, 1979

Box 5 of 12

Bird Observations/Banding/Sandhill Crane Nests - Michigan, 1979-1980

Box 5 of 12

Michigan Birds, 1982

Box 5 of 12

Michigan Bird Records, 1983

Box 5 of 12

Michigan Bird Records, 1984

Box 5 of 12

Michigan Birds, 1985 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 12

Michigan Birds, 1986 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 12

Florida Bird Observations, 1987; Michigan Bird Observations, 1988; Correspondence, 1931-1988

Box 5 of 12

Florida Bird Notes, 1988

Box 5 of 12

Michigan Birds, 1990

Box 5 of 12

Field Notes, 1945-1948, 1992

Box 5 of 12

Bird Records - Michigan and Wisconsin, 1970

Box 5 of 12

Bird Records - Michigan and Mississippi, 1971

Box 5 of 12

Michigan Birds, 1972

Box 5 of 12

Box 6

Michigan Birds, 1973-1974 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 12

Michigan Birds - Banding, 1973-1974

Box 6 of 12

Michigan Bird Notes, 1974-1975

Box 6 of 12

Michigan Bird Records, 1975

Box 6 of 12

Kirtland's Warbler Nesting and Other Michigan Nests, 1976

Box 6 of 12

Michigan Bird Records/Banding, 1977

Box 6 of 12

Michigan Bird Notes, 1978

Box 6 of 12

Field Notes, 1978

Box 6 of 12

Michigan Bird Records, 1979

Box 6 of 12

Field Notes, 1970-1972, 1980

Box 6 of 12

Field Notes, 1980-1981

Box 6 of 12

Field Notes, 1981-1990

Box 6 of 12

Michigan Bird Records, 1981

Box 6 of 12

Field Notes, 1982

Box 6 of 12

Michigan Bird Observations, 1982

Box 6 of 12

Michigan Bird Observations, 1983

Box 6 of 12

Field Notes, 1984-1986

Box 6 of 12

Field Notes, 1987

Box 6 of 12

Bird Records - Florida and Michigan, 1987

Box 6 of 12

Field Notes, 1990-1991

Box 6 of 12

Box 7

Field Notes

Box 7 of 12

Florida Bird Work - Cranes and Other (2 folders)

Box 7 of 12

Birds Banded in Michigan, 1930-1980 (2 folders)

Box 7 of 12

Florida and Michigan Bird Records (12 folders)

Box 7 of 12

Box 8

Florida and Michigan Bird Records (4 folders)

Box 8 of 12

Bird Data - Florida and Michigan, 1992

Box 8 of 12

World Crane Nest Records

Box 8 of 12

Notes and data on cranes

Box 8 of 12

Crane Information from Ronald H. Hoffman

Box 8 of 12

Notes, data, newsletters, articles, and correspondence on cranes (4 folders)

Box 8 of 12

Sandhill Crane Project Monthly Reports from the Ohio Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, 1986-1987

Box 8 of 12

Draft Environmental Impact Assessment for the Proposed Experimental Release of Red-Crowned Cranes in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, 1990

Box 8 of 12

Quarterly Reports of Work Done by Janet L. McMillen for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1986-1989

Box 8 of 12

A Report on the Whooping Crane's Northern Breeding Grounds, edited by Robert Porter Allen, 1956

Box 8 of 12

Articles, theses, and reports on cranes by various authors (3 folders)

Box 8 of 12

Crane Book Proof Pieces

Box 8 of 12

Life History of the Eastern Field Sparrow manuscript

Box 8 of 12

Kirtland's Warbler in Summer, 1978

Box 8 of 12

Box 9

Michigan County Maps - Region I: Upper Peninsula, 1961

Box 9 of 12

Michigan County Maps - Region II: Northern Lower Peninsula

Box 9 of 12

Michigan County Maps - Region III: Southern Lower Peninsula, 1961

Box 9 of 12

Michigan County Maps - Miscellaneous Counties

Box 9 of 12

Box 10

Wetlands Crane Study (5 folders)

Box 10 of 12

Notes and data on Kirtland's Warblers and Sandhill Cranes (3 folders)

Box 10 of 12

Notes, data, articles, and correspondence on Kirtland's Warblers with a small amount on Sandhill Cranes (9 folders)

Box 10 of 12

Box 11

Notes, data, articles, and correspondence on Kirtland's Warblers with a small amount on Sandhill Cranes

Box 11 of 12

Palm Warbler and Prairie Warbler

Box 11 of 12

Palm Warbler and Prairie Warbler - Photographs, 1944-1956

Box 11 of 12

Isle of Pines Bird Notes, Michigan Academy of Sciences, 1951

Box 11 of 12

Chipping Sparrow

Box 11 of 12

Life History of the Field Sparrow, by Malcolm Phelps Crooks, 1948

Box 11 of 12

Michigan Bird Records

Box 11 of 12

Bird Observations - Michigan

Box 11 of 12

Breeding Habits and Breeding Potential: Birds, 1952

Box 11 of 12

Notes, data, reports, articles, and correspondence on various birds (13 folders)

Box 11 of 12

Box 12

Notes, data, reports, articles, and correspondence on various birds (5 folders)

Box 12 of 12

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