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 Dr. G. H. A. Clowes 15/08/1922
Telegram to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 17/09/1922
Letter to Dr. G. H. A. Clowes 19/12/1922
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 Professor J. J. R. Macleod 5/12/1925
Letter to President Falconer regarding obtaining insulin from yeast 14/03/1923
Letter to J. G. Fitzgerald regarding Dr. LeClercq 1/06/1923
Telegram to J J R Macleod 18/11/[1922]
Letter to Dr. G. H. A. Clowes 30/11/1922
Telegram to J. J. R. Macleod 18/12/1922
Letter to Dr. G. H. A. Clowes 1/02/1923
Telegram to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 14/02/1923
Letter to Dr. Clowes 22/02/1923
Letter to Dr. Macleod 1/03/1923
Telegram to Dr. Macleod 14/03/1923
Letter to Dr. Macleod 19/03/1923
Telegram to Dr. Macleod 12/04/1923
Telegram to Dr. Macleod 17/04/1923
Telegram to Dr. Macleod 18/04/1923
Letter to Eli Lilly & Company 15/05/1923
Letter to Dr. Clowes 18/05/1923
Telegram to Dr. Macleod 27/05/1923
Letter to Dr. G. H. A. Clowes 30/05/1923