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  • Banting's scrapbooks - page images of three scrapbooks, compiled by FG Banting, documenting his career and personal life. Selected items in the scrapbooks have also been individually described and included in the core collection. These items are listed on each scrapbook page.
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C. H. Best: a report of the discovery and development of the knowledge of the properties of insulin
The internal secretion of the pancreas - holograph draft
Loose leaf notebook, 1920/21
Note dated Oct 31/20 from loose leaf notebook 1920/21
Notes dated May 17 from loose leaf notebook 1920/21
Notes dated June 6/21 from loose leaf notebook 1920/21
Notes dated June 9 from loose leaf notebook 1920/21
Notes dated June 14 from loose leaf notebook 1920/21
Belleville scientist makes big discovery wins honor, renown
Dr. J. B. Collip tells story of discovery of diabetes cure
To prepare insulin. Collip process Dec. 22/21 [ie 1922]
The contribution made by J. B. Collip to the development of insulin while he was in Toronto 1921-22 [copy]
Chart of insulin assays [1923]
Chart showing  sugar levels in blood and urine for Dog 33
Chart showing  sugar levels in blood and urine  for dogs 92 and 409
Chart showing  sugar levels in blood and urine  for dog 410
Chart showing  sugar levels in blood and urine  for dog 408
Chart showing  sugar levels in blood and urine for dog 406
Chart showing  sugar levels in blood and urine  for Dog 9
Chart showing  sugar levels in blood and urine for Dog 392
Chart showing  sugar levels in blood and urine for Dog 17
Chart showing  sugar levels in blood for Dog 7
Laboratory notebook 3
Jackson's lecture and laboratory note book and engineers', architects', and designers' sketch book, with notes dated May 21 through July 3, 1921
Laboratory notebook 4, 13/02 - 02/05/1922

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