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

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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.
  • 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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Letter to the Insulin Committee 11/10/1923
Letter to the Insulin Committee 28/04/1923
Chart of insulin assays [1923]
Report of the technical conference for consideration of certain methods of biological standardisation
Proof of the report on the League of Nations second international conference on the standardisation of biological products
Letter to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 8/01/1923
Letter to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 2/03/1923
Copy of a telegram to Dr. G. H. A. Clowes c/o Dr. Macleod 18/04/1923
Letter to Dr. William Puckner 24/04/1923
Letter to Macleod 24/05/1923
Letter to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 15/08/1923
Letter to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 29/09/1923
Letter to Dr. Macleod in Scotland 16/07/1925
Letter to Macleod 9/01/1924
Letter to Macleod regarding controlling the distribution of insulin in Europe 30/04/1924
Letter to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 5/05/1923
Letter to Dr. F. G. Banting 19/09/1923