Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers,
1930s-1980s

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 88-020
Creators:
Walkinshaw, Lawrence H
Dates:
1930s-1980s
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of papers documenting Walkinshaw's ornithological research, especially on sandhill cranes.

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.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 88-020, Walkinshaw, Lawrence H, Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers

Keywords
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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