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

  • searching the author, title, subject, full description or full text of each document
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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.


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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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
Saunders and Banting knighted in King's birthday honors
Europe discovers a Boston doctor
Prof. J. R. Macleod dead co-discoverer of insulin
Prof. John Macleod co-discoverer of insulin, is dead
Professor John Macleod
Honor bestowed on three Canadians at medical convention
Never received cent Dr. Banting asserts
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
Sir Frederick Banting in uniform once again
Banting news proves shock to associates
Banting plane is located fliers see writing in snow
Honors for Dr. Banting come from world over
Lines of citizens file by as Banting lies in state