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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Certificate granting F. G. Banting the title of K. B. E.
Sketch of F. G. Banting in his laboratory
The Banting Foundation: a short resumé of its creation, purposes and organization
Envelope addressed to the Dr. who cures diabetis
F. G. Banting's certificate of service in the Canadian Expeditonary Force
Notice for Banting's Cameron Prize Lecture
Programme for the formal opening of the Banting Institute
Letter to J. J. R. Macleod 23/08/1922
Chart for James Havens
Chart for Elizabeth Hughes
Chart for Mrs. Charlotte Clarke
Chart for Janet Turnbull
Chart for Ruth Whitehill
Patient records for Leonard Thompson
Daily accounts 1920-1921
Photographs of F. G. Banting ca 1929
Photograph of F. G. Banting 1931
Photograph of Marion Robertson Banting with baby William Banting ca. 1929
Photograph of James Havens on skis 02/1924
Photograph of Teddy Ryder ca. 1922
Photograph of Teddy Ryder with his sister Margaret  04/1923
Photograph of Teddy Ryder 01/07/1925