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Accession 93-091,  Walkinshaw, Lawrence H,  Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers, circa 1960-1992

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Walkinshaw, Lawrence H
Title: Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers
Dates: circa 1960-1992
Quantity: 2.19 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection: Accession 93-091
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 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 Walkinshaw's research 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 correspondence, field notes, photographs, lists, bird observation and nesting records, and related materials documenting Walkinshaw's research on Sandhill Cranes.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 93-091, Walkinshaw, Lawrence H, Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers

Container List

Box 1

Black and White Photographs - Birds (3 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Black and White Photographs - Birds and Animals

Box 1 of 3

Black and White Photographs and Negatives - Birds and Ornithologists

Box 1 of 3

Color Proofs of Crane Transparencies

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence with Publishers, 1966

Box 1 of 3

Bird Preservation Organizations, 1971-1972

Box 1 of 3

Miscellaneous: Organizations, Correspondence, Bird Census Information, Papers and Articles, c. 1960-1992 (5 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Florida Crane Stuff

Box 1 of 3

Crane Specimens

Box 1 of 3

Notebooks: Nebraska, 1953; Mexico, 1956

Box 1 of 3

Black and White & Color Photographs

Box 1 of 3

Miscellaneous: Organizations, Correspondence, Bird Census Information, Papers and Articles, c. 1960-1992

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Miscellaneous: Organizations, Correspondence, Bird Census Information, Papers and Articles, c. 1960-1992 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 3

Publications

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Michigan Maps Annotated with Nesting Sites

Box 3 of 3