SIA Acc. 88-163, Walkinshaw, Lawrence H, Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers, 1950s-1980s

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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 reprints of Walkinshaw's published papers on ornithology.

Subject

Walkinshaw, Lawrence H

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1950
  • 1950-1980
  • 1950s-1980s

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Kirtland's warbler
  • Cranes (Birds)
  • Sandhill crane
  • Ornithologists

Form/Genre

  • Books
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 88-163

Physical description

0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)

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