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 J. J. R. Macleod 16/12/1916
Letter to Edith Elizabeth Henderson 13/04/1928
Letter to Edith Elizabeth Henderson 20/05/1928
Letter to Dr. Macleod 10/05/1922
Letter to Dr. Macleod 4/10/1922
Letter to Eli Lilly regarding U.S. patent for insulin 8/12/1922
Letter to Dr. Macleod regarding the application for a United States patent for insulin 11/1922
Letter to Prof. J. J. R. Macleod 19/11/1921
Letter to Doctor Macleod 15/06/1922
Letter to Doctor Macleod 10/01/1924
Letter to Professor Macleod 7/10/1927
Letter to Professor J. J. R. Macleod 15/02/1929
Letter to Profesor Macleod ca. 11/1922
Letter to Professor J. J. R. Macleod 24/07/1922
Letter to Professor J. J. R. Macleod 18/07/[1922]
Letter to Macleod 24/08/1922
Letter to Professor Macleod 20/09/1922
Letter to Professor J. J. R. Macleod, F. R. S. 29/10/1923
Letter to Macleod 28/11/1923
Letter to Professor J. J. R. Macleod 23/11/1923
Letter to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 22/11/1923
Letter to Macleod 3/12/1923
Letter to Macleod 17/03/1924
Letter to Professor J. J. R. Macleod 14/02/1935
Letter to Macleod 21/10/1922