Collection P206 - B. C. Robson Collection

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B. C. Robson Collection

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  • June-September 1930 (Creation)
    Robson, B. C.

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2 cm textual records.-- 26 photographs (1 item)

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(active 1930)

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Bruce C. Robson was a student at the Banting Research Institute at the University of Toronto in 1930.

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Purchased by the Osler Library in 2016 from Dacart.

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Consists of a notebook Robson kept as a student at the Banting Research Institute at the University of Toronto from June to September, 1930. The notebook comprises over 60 manuscript pages, plus 31 manuscript pages attached to the end, 1 loose leaf of manuscript medical notes, approximately 50 ink drawings of various sizes of experiments, 26 black and white photographs pasted in, including a photograph of Sir Frederick Grant Banting in his office, the Banting Research Institute and its faculty, and experiment apparatuses. Also includes 13 mimeographed pages (pasted in) containing 12 different experiments, the printed programme for the formal opening of the Banting Institute on 16 September 1930, and 9 newspaper clippings pasted in related to the opening of the Institute.

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  • English

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The documents are in English.

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Items can be requested for consultation online via the Library Catalogue or by email at Advance notice is recommended.

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