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

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Abstract

The field book documents the work of L. Walkinshaw, 1920-1968 (mostly 1955-1960). Notes contain listings of sightings organized by type of bird and year, followed by dates relating to sightings, including locations, sometimes time of day and description. Includes notes on Sandhill Crane migrations 1932-1960. Locations include Michigan (Berrien County, Calhoun County, Charlevoix County, Battle Creek, Muskegon County, Kinross, Presque Isle County), Indiana (Michigan City), Lake Michigan, and Canada.

Date Range

1920-1968

Start Date

1920

End Date

1968

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Cranes (Birds)
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Indiana
  • Calhoun
  • United States
  • Muskegon
  • Battle Creek
  • Charlevoix
  • Kinross
  • Michigan
  • Canada
  • Michigan City
  • Presque Isle
  • Michigan, Lake
  • Berrien

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 93-079

Collection name

Walkinshaw, Lawrence H, Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers, c. 1916-1991

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 4 Folder 11