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Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers

Topic:
Cranes of the World (Monograph : 1973)
Kirkland's Warbler: The Natural History of an Endangered Species (Monograph : 1983)
Creator::
Walkinshaw, Lawrence H.  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
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Date:
1930-1990
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of correspondence, field notes, photographs, negatives, clippings, and slides relating to Lawrence H. 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:
Kirtland's warbler  Search this
Cranes (Birds)  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Dissertations, Academic  Search this
Dentists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Nitrate materials
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-071, Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers
Identifier:
Accession 91-071
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa91-071

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