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Accession 84-105,  Walkinshaw, Lawrence H,  Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers, 1961-1969, 1984

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Walkinshaw, Lawrence H
Title: Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers
Dates: 1961-1969, 1984
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 84-105
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of 35mm color slides, photographs, and negatives relating to Lawrence H. Walkinshaw's research on cranes and warblers. Materials also include bird observations made by Walkinshaw in Florida and Michigan in 1984.

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 35mm color slides, photographs, and negatives relating to Walkinshaw's research on cranes and warblers. Materials also include bird observations made by Walkinshaw in Florida and Michigan in 1984.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 84-105, Walkinshaw, Lawrence H, Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers

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35mm color slides, photographs, and negatives relating to Walkinshaw's research on cranes and warblers, 1961-1969

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Bird Observations made by Walkinshaw in Florida and Michigan, 1984

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