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Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers, 1965, 1968, 1984-1985

Summary
Collection ID:
SIA.FA85-137
Creators:
Walkinshaw, Lawrence H.
Dates:
1965, 1968, 1984-1985
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of notes maintained by Lawrence H. Walkinshaw on birds observed in India, 1965; Australia, 1968; and Florida, 1984-1985. Especially well represented are notes dealing with his research on Cranes. The notes for Florida include photographs.

Historical Note
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.

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Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 85-137, Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers

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Personal Papers


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