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Accession 93-093,  Walkinshaw, Lawrence H,  Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers, 1940s-1990

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Walkinshaw, Lawrence H
Title: Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers
Dates: 1940s-1990
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 93-093
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, lists, nest records, photographs, manuscripts and related materials documenting Walkinshaw's research on Cranes and Kirtland's Warblers.

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, lists, nest records, photographs, manuscripts and related materials documenting Walkinshaw's research on Cranes and Kirtland's Warblers.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 93-093, Walkinshaw, Lawrence H, Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers

Container List

Box 1

Field Sparrow Notes, 1944-1945

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Field Sparrow Notes, 1939-1943

Box 1 of 2

Field Sparrow Notes, Field Sparrow Research, 1944

Box 1 of 2

Field Sparrow Research, 1946-1947

Box 1 of 2

Field Sparrow Research, 1938-1943

Box 1 of 2

Field Sparrow Research, 1940-1943

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1989-1990

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence and Notes, 1947-1977 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1970-1992

Box 1 of 2

Field Sparrow Research

Box 1 of 2

Michigan Bird Records

Box 1 of 2

Nesting Records for Florida Sandhill Crane

Box 1 of 2

Continued Sandhill Crane Studies - West Florida and Michigan

Box 1 of 2

Birds Found at Mary Male Sanctuary Manuscript

Box 1 of 2

Notes and Articles

Box 1 of 2

Nest Observations of the Kirtland's Warbler: A Half Century Quest (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Black and White Photographs (4 folders)

Box 2 of 2

Sandhill Crane Research, 1960-1973

Box 2 of 2