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Accession 88-020,  Walkinshaw, Lawrence H,  Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers, 1930s-1980s

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Walkinshaw, Lawrence H
Title: Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers
Dates: 1930s-1980s
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 88-020
Language of Materials: English
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 records consist of materials which document Walkinshaw's ornithological research, especially on sandhill 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 papers documenting Walkinshaw's ornithological research, especially on sandhill cranes.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 88-020, Walkinshaw, Lawrence H, Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers

Container List

Box 1

Michigan Sandhill Crane nests 1-29, 1931-1943

Box 1 of 2

Michigan Sandhill Crane nests 85-123, 1957-1963

Box 1 of 2

Michigan Sandhill Crane nests, 1958-1960

Box 1 of 2

Michigan Sandhill Crane nests, 124-165, 1964-1966

Box 1 of 2

Michigan Sandhill Crane nests, 156-181, 1964-1966

Box 1 of 2

Michigan Sandhill Crane nests, 182-275, 1970-1975

Box 1 of 2

Miscellaneous Sandhill Crane records, c. 1931-1967

Box 1 of 2

Michigan crane observations, c. 1945-1974

Box 1 of 2

Sandhill Crane notes and statistics, c. 1961-1984

Box 1 of 2

The Common Crane in Sweden, 1963

Box 1 of 2

Miscellaneous professional newsletters, brochures, etc.

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1945-1987 (9 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Slides, Florida

Box 1 of 2

Kirtland's Warbler photographs

Box 1 of 2

Crane nest photographs, Figure 1-158 and miscellaneous (3 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Feathers from crest of Balearica pavonina regulorem

Box 2 of 2

Half-tone printing blocks of Walkinshaw crane photographs (4 folders)

Box 2 of 2