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Denton Butterfly And Moth Collection
Sterling Morton Library, The Morton Arboretum Repository Location:
1895 Date created
Sherman F. Denton created this collection of moths and butterflies for Mrs. Eleanor Pearse in 1895.
1954 Date acquired
Mrs. Eleanor Pearse donated the collection of butterflies and moths to The Morton Arboretum in 1954.
Collection given to May Theilgaard Watts, the Arboretum's Naturalist, by owner, Eleanor H. Dean Pearse, in February 1954 as a gift to The Morton Arboretum.
Collection originally created for Mrs. Charles A. Dean (Eleanor H. Dean Pearse) in July 1895 by Sherman F. Denton.
Pearse, Eleanor H. Dean;Watts, May Theilgaard
Collectors and collecting
Zoological specimens--Collection and preservation