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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 Macleod 26/08/1922
Letter to Dr. Banting 11/11/1922
Letter to F. Lorne Hutchison 23/10/1923
Letter to F. Lorne Hutchison 11/12/1923
Letter to Professor John R. Murlin regarding a patent for an anti-diabetic agent 2/10/1922
Letter to Mr. Eli Lilly 5/12/1922
Letter to Dr. G. H. A. Clowes 3/04/1922
Letter to Dr. G. H. A. Clowes 15/08/1922
Letter  to Dr. G. H. A. Clowes 23/09/1922
Letter to Dr. G. H. A. Clowes 12/12/1922
Letter to Dr. G. H. A. Clowes 19/12/1922
Copy of a telegram to Dr. G. H. A. Clowes c/o Dr. Macleod 18/04/1923
Letter to Dr. William Puckner 24/04/1923
Letter to Dr. J. G. Fitzgerald 11/11/1922
Letter to Professor Serafino Belfanti 13/06/1923
Letter to President Falconer regarding obtaining insulin from yeast 14/03/1923
Letter to Dr. G. H. A. Clowes regarding the Indenture between the Governors of the Univeristy of Toronto and the Eli Lilly Company 28/06/1922
Letter to Dr. Clowes 20/10/1922
Letter to J. G. Fitzgerald regarding Dr. LeClercq 1/06/1923
Letter to Dr. G. H. A. Clowes 30/11/1922
Letter to Dr. G. H. A. Clowes 19/02/1923
Copy of letter to Dr. Duncan Graham 21/02/1923
Letter to Dr. Clowes 22/02/1923
Telegram to Dr. Defries 9/03/1923
Letter to Dr. Clowes 12/04/1923