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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 15/01/1923
Letter to Dr. Macleod 13/01/1923
Telegram to Dr. Macleod 29/01/1923
Letter to Dr. Macleod 3/02/1923
Telegram to Prof J. J. R. Macleod 10/02/1923
Letter to Dr. Macleod 21/02/1923
Copy of letter to Dr. Duncan Graham 21/02/1923
Telegram to J J R Macleod 23/02/1923
Telegram to Dr. Defries 9/03/1923
Letter to Dr. Macleod 8/07/1922
Letter to Dr. Macleod 13/10/1922
Photographs of insulin stills ca. 1923
Photograph of lab equipment ca. 1923
Connaught anti-toxin laboratories: Early filling records for insulin 29/04/1922 to 15/05/1922
Connaught Anti-Toxin Laboratories:  Filling records for Dr. Macleod's insulin 13/10/1922 - 19/06/1923
Preparation of insulin
Letter to Macleod 3/12/1923
Letter to H. H. Dale 7/12/1923
Letter to Professor August Krogh 27/10/1922
Letter to Best ca. 1923
Letter to Professor H. J. Hamburger 02/01/1923
Letter to Macleod 20/09/1923
Letter to Macleod regarding controlling the distribution of insulin in Europe 30/04/1924
Studio portrait of D. A. Scott
Recent work on insulin