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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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Treatment of diabetes
Nobel medicine prize awarded to Drs. Banting and Macleod, Toronto discoverers of insulin for treatment of diabetes
The story of insulin
Insulin wins a great prize
Telegram to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 17/09/1922
Letter to Doctor Macleod 15/06/1922
Have they robbed diabetes of its terror?
Work on diabetes shows progress against disease
Have they robbed diabetes of its terrors?
Toronto doctors on track of diabetes cure
Research work gives results
New remedy for diabetes
Biology club held interesting meeting
Banting given an ovation by assembly of scientists
Talented workers in research field paid high honors
Would share honors with his colleagues
Banting and Best made first step towards insulin
F. G. Banting's draft of letter to J.J.R. Macleod 09/08/1921
F. G. Banting: account of the discovery of insulin