The Discovery and Early Development of Insulin

UofT Board of Governors. Insulin Committee

Title:
University of Toronto. Board of Governors. Insulin Committee

Dates of Creation:
1923-1973

Physical Extent:
Records [Textual], 1923-1973, 10.42 metres

Scope and Content:
Records of the Insulin Committee of the Board of Governors at the University of Toronto. The Insulin Committee was the administrative body set up by the Board of Governors of the University of Toronto to administer the patents and undertake the licensing arrangements for the manufacture of insulin worldwide. Includes records of assays of international standards and other preparations conducted in the Insulin Committee laboratories between 1923 and 1939, many of them by Mr. A. C. Lacey; quarterly statements of royalties paid to the University of Toronto through the Insulin Committee by insulin licensees in the United States for the period 1923-1951; twelve account books from the Insulin Committee containing names of parties to whom the supplies of iletin were shipped; administrative files relating to enquiries for supplies of insulin from the United States, other foreign countries and Canadian provinces; patent files; agreements and licenses for the production of insulin and assay reports. Also includes files relating to the Advisory Committee to the Insulin Committee (1924-1954) and original minutes of the Insulin Committee (1922-1959).

Source of title:
Title based on contents of fonds

Restrictions on access:
No restrictions

Physical Location:
A1980-0027, A1981-0005, A1981-0015, A1982-0001

Source of acquisition:
Board of Governors of the Insulin Committee, University of Toronto

Accessions:
1980, two accessions in 1981, 1982

Finding aids:
File list available in Archives and Records Management Services, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Arrangement:
Fonds organised by accession

Repository:
Archives and Records Management Services, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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