Letter to the Insulin Committee 11/10/1923
Fletcher, Walter, Sir, 1873-1933
11 October 1923
3 p. ; 33 x 20 cm.
Typescript letter number 1092/23 written on Medical Research Council letterhead and signed by Walter M. Fletcher. Notes made in F. Lorne Hutchison's [?] hand at top of first page read: 'N.B. reference to the subject matter of this letter is made in letter from F.L.H. to Sir Walter dated Jan. 16, 1924.' This letter outlines the Medical Research Council's frustration and the complications that ensued when the Insulin Committee decided to compel the Lilly Company to change their standard unit of insulin. This change affected research in Great Britain. Mentions the 'recent' International Conference and the Lilly insulin labeled 'International Unit.'
University of Toronto Archives. A1982-0001, Box 15, MRC
Title based on content of letter.
University of Toronto. Insulin CommitteeMedical Research Council (Great Britain)Eli Lilly and CompanyInsulin - Early manufactureInsulin - International standardsInsulin - Research