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Accession 83-053,  Walkinshaw, Lawrence H,  Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers, 1964-1976

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Creator: Walkinshaw, Lawrence H
Title: Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers
Dates: 1964-1976
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Accession 83-053
Language of Materials: English

These records consist of photographs, correspondence, maps, and research records documenting Lawrence H. Walkinshaw's study of cranes.

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.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of photographs, correspondence, maps, and research records documenting Walkinshaw's study of cranes.

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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 83-053, Walkinshaw, Lawrence H, Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers

Container List

Box 1

Photographs, correspondence, maps, and research records documenting Walkinshaw's study of cranes

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