Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers,
1918-1992

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 93-079
Creators:
Walkinshaw, Lawrence H
Dates:
1918-1992
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These papers document Walkinshaw's ornithological research, particularly on cranes and Kirtland's Warblers. They include correspondence with colleagues; field notes, 1918-1992; and notes, lists, and other data on birds.

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 93-079, Walkinshaw, Lawrence H, Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers

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