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

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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.
  • 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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City business men rise en masse to cheer discoverer of insulin
Insulin value proven, children are benefited
Would share honors with his colleagues
Insulin serum relieves Frank Vanderlip of critical illness
Plan chair of medicine to honor Dr. Banting
Discoverer of insulin gets a warm tribute from the old home town
Toronto Doctors Honored.
Insulin, its real value
Photograph of Dr. and Mrs. Banting after their wedding with caption
The story of insulin - the newly discovered treatment for diabetes
Dr. F. G. Banting to open exhibition this year
Banting shares prize with fellow-worker
Dr. Banting as dog stealer
Banting-Robertson wedding solemnized quietly today
Nobelpristagaren d:r F. G. Banting pa bsuk I Stockholm
The medical conference in session
Banting sailing to artic circle aboard Boethic
Banting regrets Hudson Bay use of Eskimo
Banting, insulin discoverer is a painter of pictures and wields brush well
Discoverer of insulin falls to cupid's arrow
Photograph of residence of Dr. Banting, Bedford Road
Photograph of the interior of Dr. Banting's Bedford Road house
Prominent figures at Banting Institute opening to-day
Canon Cody describes Banting Institute
Europe discovers a Boston doctor