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Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers

Creator:
Walkinshaw, Lawrence H  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
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Date:
1930-1990
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.
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.
Topic:
Cranes of the world (Monograph)  Search this
Kirtland's warbler  Search this
Ornithology.  Search this
Cranes (Birds)  Search this
Ornithologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Maps
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Nitrate materials
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-071, Walkinshaw, Lawrence H, Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers
Identifier:
Accession 91-071
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa91-071

Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers, 1930-1990

Creator:
Walkinshaw, Lawrence H  Search this
Uniform title:
Cranes of the world (Monograph)  Search this
Subject:
Walkinshaw, Lawrence H  Search this
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Maps
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Nitrate materials
Date:
1930
1930-1990
Topic:
Kirtland's warbler  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Cranes (Birds)  Search this
Ornithologists  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 91-071
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_254774

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