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Accession 84-054,  Walkinshaw, Lawrence H,  Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers, 1945-1983

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Walkinshaw, Lawrence H
Title: Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers
Dates: 1945-1983
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 84-054
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of correspondence, photographs, and research materials relating to Lawrence H. Walkinshaw's ornithological research, especially his studies of cranes and Kirtland's warbler.

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 correspondence, photographs, and research materials relating to Walkinshaw's ornithological research, especially his studies of cranes and Kirtland's warbler.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 84-054, Walkinshaw, Lawrence H, Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers

Container List

Box 1

Correspondence

Box 1 of 1

Photographs

Box 1 of 1

Research Materials

Box 1 of 1