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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Letter to Sir Henry Dale 22/02/1954
Letter to Bruce Macleod 22/12/1921
Letter to Dr. F. G. Banting 11/03/1921
Letter to Col. Gooderham: History of the researches leading to the discovery of insulin by J. J. R. Macleod
Letter to Dr Macleod 15/06/1922
Letter to Dr. Elliott P. Joslin 21/11/1921
Letter to Dr. Duncan Graham 18/08/1922
Letter to Dr. Joslin 21/11/1921
Letter to Professor J. J. R. Macleod 26/04/1923
Letter to Dr. F. G. Banting 14/12/1920
Letter to F. G. Banting 23/08/1921
Letter to Dr. Banting 16/09/1922
Letter to Dr. Banting 15/08/1922
Letter to Dr. Banting 19/09/1923