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
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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 Robert Falconer 30/09/1921
Letter to  Mr. C. H. Best 11/05/1923
Letter to Sir Robert A. Falconer 10/12/1928
Letter to Charley Best 27/07/[1922]
Letter to Charles Best 26/10/23
Letter to the Insulin Committee 22/10/1923
Telegram to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 17/09/1922
Letter to C. H. Best 28/12/[1923]
F. G. Banting's draft of letter to J.J.R. Macleod 09/08/1921
Telegram to Dr Elliott P. Joslin 26/10/1923
Letter to Professor C. L. Starr 19/10/1921