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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Notes dated July 30 from laboratory notebook 1 21/01/ - 10/08/1921
Notes dated Aug. 1 from laboratory notebook 1 21/01/ - 10/08/1921
Notes dated Aug. 6 - 7 from laboratory notebook 1 21/01/ - 10/08/1921
Laboratory notebook 2 11/08 - 16/09/1921
Notes dated Aug. 20 - 21 from laboratory notebook 2 11/08 - 16/09/1921
Daily accounts 1920-1921
First page of laboratory notebook entitled Daily Accounts 1920-1921
Photographs of F. G. Banting ca 1929
Photograph of F. G. Banting 1931
Photograph of Marion Robertson Banting with baby William Banting ca. 1929
Photograph of James Havens on skis 02/1924
Photograph of Teddy Ryder ca. 1922
Photograph of Teddy Ryder with his sister Margaret  04/1923
Photograph of Teddy Ryder 01/07/1925
Photograph of Teddy Ryder and his sister Margaret  01/07/1925
Photograph of Janet Turnbull ca. 1923
Photograph of Margaret Grant Banting
Photograph of William Thompson Banting
Photograph of the children of William and Margaret Banting ca. 1893
Photograph of F. G. Banting 27/12/1922
Photograph of laboratory 221
Photograph of F. G. Banting 1923
Photograph of Professor Minkowski
Formal photograph of Leonard Thompson
Photograph of Dr. Joseph Gilchrist