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Accession 91-071,  Walkinshaw, Lawrence H,  Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers, 1930-1990

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Walkinshaw, Lawrence H
Title: Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers
Dates: 1930-1990
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 91-071
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, negatives, clippings, and slides relating to Walkinshaw's ornithological research, especially on cranes. Also included are copies of his dissertation, as well as his books "Kirkland's Warbler," 1983 and "Cranes of the World," 1973.

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, negatives, clippings, and slides relating to Walkinshaw's ornithological research, especially on cranes. Also included are copies of his dissertation, as well as his books Kirkland's Warbler: The Natural History of an Endangered Species, 1983 and Cranes of the World, 1973.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-071, Walkinshaw, Lawrence H, Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers

Container List

Box 1

Lists of Birds Sighted (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Field Notes, 1930-1939

Box 1 of 2

Field Notes, 1940-1949

Box 1 of 2

Field Notes, 1950-1959

Box 1 of 2

Field Notes, 1960-1969

Box 1 of 2

Field Notes, 1970-1979

Box 1 of 2

Field Notes, 1980-1989 and undated

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1930-1939

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1940-1949

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1950-1959

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1960-1969

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1970-1979

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1980-1989

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1990-1993

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, undated

Box 1 of 2

Papers and Essays

Box 1 of 2

News Clippings

Box 1 of 2

Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis tabida) Correspondence

Box 1 of 2

Life History of the Eastern Field Sparrow in Calhoun County, Michigan

Box 1 of 2

The Jack Pine Warbler

Box 1 of 2

Kirtland's Warbler: The Natural History of an Endangered Species

Box 1 of 2

Cranes of the World

Box 1 of 2

The Sandhill Crane and I

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Kodak Negatives on Rolls

Box 2 of 2

Japanese Negatives, 1969

Box 2 of 2

N100 Japanese Negatives

Box 2 of 2

Kodak Black and White Negatives

Box 2 of 2

Kirtland's Warbler, Caerulean Warbler, Canada Warbler, Palm Warbler, Least Flycatcher, Crested Flycatcher, and Parula Warbler Slides

Box 2 of 2

Miscellaneous Slides

Box 2 of 2

Florida Sandhill Crane Photographs (Grus canadensis pratensis)

Box 2 of 2

Florida Sandhill Crane Negatives

Box 2 of 2

Mississippi Sandhill Crane Photographs (Grus canadensis pulla)

Box 2 of 2

Cuban Sandhill Crane Photographs (Grus canadensis nesiotes)

Box 2 of 2

Stanley Crane Photographs

Box 2 of 2

Crowned Crane Photographs

Box 2 of 2

Wattled Crane Photographs

Box 2 of 2

Sarus Crane Photographs (India and Australia)

Box 2 of 2

Sarus Crane Negatives (Australia and India)

Box 2 of 2

Lesser Sandhill Crane Photographs (Grus canadensis c.)

Box 2 of 2

Greater Sandhill Crane Photographs (Gtrus canadensis tabida)

Box 2 of 2

Manchurian or Japanese Crane Photographs

Box 2 of 2

Grus Vipio Photographs

Box 2 of 2

Grus Grus Photographs

Box 2 of 2

Grus Americana Photographs

Box 2 of 2

Grus Monacha Photographs

Box 2 of 2

Grus Monacha Negatives

Box 2 of 2

Siberian Crane Negatives (Grus leucogeranus)

Box 2 of 2

Miscellaneous Photographs

Box 2 of 2

Miscellaneous Negatives (Approximately 9 cellulose nitrate negatives removed on 5/10/2007)

Box 2 of 2