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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Banting 'ace co-ordinator' of research - MacKenzie
Photo spread covering F. G. Banting's funeral
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
Mr. Charles Best, co-worker in insulin discovery, to be married
Houses of new romance
Banting aided pilot, died
Four men will share in the Nobel Prize
Sketch of F. G. Banting in his laboratory
Notice announcing a meeting in the medical building of the University of Toronto 07/02/1922
The Banting Foundation: a short resumé of its creation, purposes and organization
Envelope addressed to the Dr. who cures diabetis
Fourteen envelopes addressed to F. G. Banting
Menu for banquet given by the town of Alliston
F. G. Banting's certificate of service in the Canadian Expeditonary Force
Notice for Banting's Cameron Prize Lecture
Bye bye baby Banting
Reproduction of a sketch of F. G. Banting