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The collection includes page images, descriptions and full digital text of more than a thousand documents. Search options include:

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The complete contents of the collection can be viewed, browsing by author, title, or subject.


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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Noted for science but a devotee of art
Banting to tour Canada surveying research work
Banting to test 'cures' for cancer
Banting heads research body
Honors for Dr. Banting come from world over
Ontario to recognize insulin discoverer
Toronto scientists honored at Ottawa
Divides honors with Best Nobel Prize for research
The soldier-scientist who would not quit
Honored by the men of his own city
Banting and Best made first step towards insulin
Houses of new romance
Notice announcing a meeting in the medical building of the University of Toronto 07/02/1922
Fourteen envelopes addressed to F. G. Banting
Menu for banquet given by the town of Alliston
Bye bye baby Banting
Reproduction of a sketch of F. G. Banting
Letter to Dr. F. G. Banting 14/12/1920
Letter to F. G. Banting 23/08/1921
Letter to Dr. Frederick G. Banting 16/08/1922
Letter to Dr. Banting 16/09/1922
Letter to Dr. F. G. Banting from Moses Barron 14/02/1923
Letter to Dr. Banting 07/07/1925
Telegram to Doctor Frederick G. Banting 25/10/1923
Letter to Dr. Fred 10/11/1922