The collection includes page images, descriptions and full digital text of more than a thousand documents. Search options include:

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Search results provide links to page images of each document, including a full description, a text version of the document, and links to related documents, where relevant.


The complete contents of the collection can be viewed, browsing by author, title, or subject.


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.
  • Descriptions of the archival collections - The materials for this digital collection were selected from several archival collections, at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and elsewhere. Descriptions of each archival collection, its source, and the digital materials selected, are provided.
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Effects of insulin on diabetic dogs
Action des extraits de pancréas sclérosé sur des chiens diabétiques (par extirpation du pancréas)
Influence on the respiratory metabolism of pancreatic extract administered by mouth to depancreatized dogs
Fondness for mongrel helped to find insulin
Insulin serum relieves Frank Vanderlip of critical illness
Photograph of Banting with dog ca. 04/1922
Photograph of Dog 33 in profile on the roof of the Medical Building ca. 11/1921
Photograph of Dog 33 being fed on the roof of the Medical Building ca. 11/1921
Photograph of Dog 33 standing on the roof of the Medical Building ca. 11/1921
Photograph of dog  in a laboratory
Photograph of Banting performing surgery on a dog
Photograph of pancreas of dog 28
Photograph of F. G. Banting with white dog
The internal secretion of the pancreas