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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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The supply of insulin
Insulin and diabetes: a general statement of the physiological and therapeutic effects of insulin
The first clinical trials of insulin
Insulin (insulin - Toronto)
Dietetics in the treatment of the diabetic patient
Glycosuria, the symptom
Letter to Doctor Tory 25/01/1922
Some clinical results of the use of insulin
The internal secretion of the pancreas and its application to the treatment of diabetes mellitus
Early experiences with insulin in the treatment of diabetes mellitus
The routine treatment of diabetes with insulin
The treatment of diabetes mellitus with insulin
Diabetes, dreaded disease, yields to new gland cure
Leaflet describing A. B. Brand insulin
Letter to Dr. Macleod 10/05/1922
Letter to Dr. R. T. Woodyatt 21/06/1922
Letter to R. T. Woodyatt 7/09/1922
Letter to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 7/03/1923
Letter to Dr. W. D. Sansum 21/06/1922
Letter to Dr. John J. Macleod 19/05/1922
Insulin: A. B. Brand
Telegram to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 17/09/1922
Letter to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 12/08/1922
Letter to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 17/09/1922
Copy of telegram sent to Dr. Clowes 22/09/1922