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Cameron prize lectures on the nature of control of the metabolism of carbohydrates in the animal body
Letter to Professor Macleod 23/10/1922
Letter to Dr Macleod 15/06/1922
On the purification of insulin
Letter to Sir Robert Falconer 19/02/1923
Letter to Professor J. J. R. Macleod 04/04/1923
Letter to Professor J. J. R. Macleod 21/04/1923
Letter to Dr. E. L. Scott 23/04/1923
Letter to Macleod 9/07/1923
Letter to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 15/08/1923
Letter to Macleod 20/09/1923
Letter to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 29/09/1923
Letter to C. H. Best in London 19/02/1926
Letter to Professor J. J. R. Macleod 20/01/1926
Letter to Doctor Macleod 21/04/[1923]
Letter to Dr. F. C. Mann 1/05/1923
Letter to Professor Macleod 14/12/1923
Letter to Dr. C. V.  Mosby 3/01/1924
Letter to Professor A. Krogh 15/01/1924
Letter to Macleod regarding controlling the distribution of insulin in Europe 30/04/1924
Letter to Dr. G. H. A. Clowes 1/05/1924
Letter to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 5/05/1923
Letter to Professor August Krogh 17/07/1926
Letter to Professor J. J. R. Macleod 6/02/1926
Letter to Professor J. J. R. Macleod 12/03/1926