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University of Toronto Scarborough Library, Archives & Special Collections Frederick A. Urquhart fonds File
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The Moth Book

File includes Urquhart's copy of The Moth Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Moths of North America by W. J. Holland (published 1934 by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.). Includes 48 colour plates. 479 pages. Front end page is inscribed "Frederick Urquhart, 66 Willow Ave Toronto". Book is in poor condition - binding fabric on spine is tearing, discolouration on end papers, some loose pages.

Letter

File includes a letter from Nell Williams, wife of English entomologist and ecologist C.B. Williams, to Norah Urquhart, wife of Frederick Urquhart, written on 2 March 1983 from Strathdee, Kirkcudbright, Scotland. The letter discusses their husbands' shared research interest in butterfly migration, their involvement with the Hope Entomological Collection at Oxford University, and refers to the Urquhart's discovery about monarch butterfly migration.

Field book of Insects

File includes Urquhart's copy of Fieldbook of Insects by Frank E. Lutz (published 1921). Second edition, revised and enlarged, with about 800 illustrations, many in colour. 561 pages.

Front end page is inscribed "Frederick A. Urquhart July 14-33, 3rd Biology, 55 Hammersmith Ave, Toronto" in black ink. Book is in very poor condition - front cover has come unattached, binding fabric on spine torn, several pages loose or unbound, extensive discolouration to end papers. Some attempts have been made to repair the book with tape.