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

  • searching the author, title, subject, full description or full text of each document
  • limiting a search to a specific media, eg. notebooks or newspaper clippings
  • choosing the order of the search results list
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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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Daughter of U. S. Secretary of State tries new Toronto discovery
At the children's serenade in Washington: the Secretary of State
Letter to mother 22/08/1922
Letter to mother and father  24/09/1922
Letter to mother 06/10/1922
Letter to mother 14/10/1922
Letter to mother 17/10/1922
Letter to mother 25/10/1922
Letter to mother 28/11/1922
Letter to Mumsey 25/09/1922
Letter to Mumsey 29/09/1922
Letter to Mumsey 1/10/1922
Letter to Mumsey and Father 8/10/1922
Letter to mother 21/10/1922
Letter to mother 8/11/1922
Letter to mother 11/11/1922
Letter to Mumsey 14/11/1922
Letter to Mumsey 19/11/1922
Letter to Mrs. Hughes regarding a recent newspaper article ca. 21/11/1922
Letter to Mumsey 23/11/1922
Letter to Mumsey 9/09/1923