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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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Copy of telegram sent to Dr. Clowes 22/09/1922
Letter to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 20/10/1922
Letter to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 20/12/1922
Letter to Dr. G. H. A. Clowes 21/12/1922
Letter to Dr. G. H. A. Clowes 10/01/1923
Letter to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 23/02/1923
Telegram to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 12/07/1922
Letter to Dr. G. H. A. Clowes 1/02/1923
Letter to Dr. Macleod 3/02/1923
Letter to Dr. Macleod 8/07/1922
Telegram to Dr. Macleod 22/09/1922
Letter to Dr. Macleod 13/10/1922
Copy of letter to Dr. Clowes 10/01/1923
Shipments of Insulin  received from the Eli Lilly Co.
Letter to Macleod 14/07/1922
Letter to Dr. Duncan Graham 18/08/1922
Letter to Dr. Duncan Graham 31/10/1922
Letter to Dr. Ringer 20/12/1922
Letter to Dr. Macleod 13/11/1922
Letter to Macleod 20/11/1922
Clinical observations with insulin
Insulin: Information for physicians regarding free distribution of insulin in suitable cases of diabetes
America's leading medical scientists unite in lauding insulin extract
Diet is important in giving of insulin
Brought back from death with insulin