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

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Search results provide links to page images of each document, including a full description, a text version of the document, and links to related documents, where relevant.


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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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Insulin method saves Galt girl
Photograph of Dr. and Mrs. Banting after their wedding with caption
The story of insulin - the newly discovered treatment for diabetes
$500,000 to advance medical researches
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
Portrait of Dr. J. J. R. Macleod presented to University
Highest honors for C. H. Best in old London
Indianapolis the production and distribution center of insulin ...
Charles H. Best named to chair of physiology
Banting Institute supreme among medical buildings
Research institute new Toronto boast
Photograph of residence of Dr. Banting, Bedford Road
Photograph of the interior of Dr. Banting's Bedford Road house
Vision of further conquests forms keynote of ceremonies when Banting Institute opens
Prominent figures at Banting Institute opening to-day
Canon Cody describes Banting Institute