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Walkinshaw, Lawrence H.
Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers, circa 1960-1992
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.
This accession consists of correspondence, field notes, photographs, lists, bird observation and nesting records, and related materials documenting Lawrence H. Walkinshaw's research on Sandhill cranes.
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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 93-091, Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers