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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.
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Letter to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 23/09/1922
Letter to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 27/09/1922
Letter to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 2/03/1923
Letter to Dr. J. G. Fitzgerald 11/11/1922
Letter to Dr. J. J. R. MacLeod 19/05/1922
Telegram to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 12/07/1922
Letter to Eli Lilly & Company 15/05/1923
Letter to Dr. Fitzgerald 11/07/1923
Letter to Chas. J. Lynn 14/07/1923
Connaught Anti-Toxin Laboratories filling records for insulin 2/04/1923 - 9/01/1926
Notes regarding communication with Eli Lilly & Co. 15/5/1922 - 14/7/1923
Shipments of Insulin  received from the Eli Lilly Co.
Letter to Dr. Macleod in Scotland 16/07/1925
Letter to Macleod 24/01/1923
Letter to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 8/05/1923
Making of diabetes remedy to be controlled by U of T
Some insulin acts quickly other doses are slower
Imported U.S. insulin for use in public wards
Indianapolis the production and distribution center of insulin ...
Letter to Dr. F. G. Banting 26/07/1922
Letter to Dr. F. G. Banting 11/09/1922
Letter to Dr. F. Banting 22/07/1922
Letter to Dr. Fredrick G. Banting 08/09/1922
Letter to Dr. Frederick M. Allen 17/10/1922