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In addition to the core collection, the following are available:

  • 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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New Canadian medical discovery
Treatment of diabetes
The story of insulin
C. H. Best: a report of the discovery and development of the knowledge of the properties of insulin
The physiology of insulin and its source in the animal body: Nobel lecture delivered at Stockholm on May 26th 1925
Belleville scientist makes big discovery wins honor, renown
Dr. J. B. Collip tells story of discovery of diabetes cure
Macleod awards Collip half of his Nobel Prize
Claim Alberta doctor shares insulin honor
Banting and Best pay tribute to latest medical discoverer; Collip to distribute extract
Dr. James B. Collip is leaving McGill
Photograph of J. B. Collip with Sir Henry Dale 1947
Insulin wins a great prize
Royal Society of Canada nomination form for James Bertram Collip [ca. 12/1923]
Have they robbed diabetes of its terror?
Medical men gather to discuss recent discovery
Have they robbed diabetes of its terrors?
Toronto doctors on track of diabetes cure
Research work gives results
New remedy for diabetes
Biologists acclaim victor over diabetes
Collip claims the credit
Banting and Best made first step towards insulin

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