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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. B. Collip 21/06/1922
Letter to Dr. Pritchard, 22/06/1922
Letter to Professor J. B. Collip 26/06/1922
Letter to Sir Robert Falconer 19/02/1923
Letter to Professor J. J. R. Macleod 24/07/1922
Letter to S. U. Page 28/07/1922
Letter to Dr. Elliott P. Joslin  29/07/1922
Letter to Professor J. J. R. Macleod 18/07/[1922]
Letter to Dr. Duncan Graham 18/08/1922
Letter to Professor Macleod 20/09/1922
Letter to Dr. E. L. Scott 12/10/1922
Letter to H. H. Dale 7/12/1923
Letter to Professor August Krogh 27/10/1922
Letter to Dr. Joslin 21/11/1921
Letter to Prof. Macleod 12/10/1922
Letter to Macleod 20/11/1922
Letter to Macleod 20/11/1922
Letter to Dr. B. Sachs 26/02/1923
Letter to Professor J. J. R. Macleod 26/04/1923
Letter to Dr. F. C. Mann 1/05/1923
Letter to Dr. J. J. R. Macleod 5/05/1923
Experiments on the mechanism of action of insulin
Effect of insulin (pancreatic extract) on the sugar consumption of the isolated surviving rabbit heart
Possible sources of insulin
An insulin-like material in various tissues of the normal and diabetic animal