Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00648 - Dr. Peter Ernst Collection of Dr. George William Ross papers 1918-1983

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00648

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Dr. Peter Ernst Collection of Dr. George William Ross papers 1918-1983

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  • 1918-1983 (Creation)

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9 boxes and 1 item (2 metres)

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Gift of Dr. Peter Ernst 20011

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Includes research, notes and drafts for a biography of Sir Frederick Grant Banting (1891-1941) by Dr. George William Ross (d.1948), friend and colleague of Banting. Ross’ father was the fifth Premier of Ontario from 1899-1905, Sir George William Ross (1841-1914). Dr. G.W. Ross lost both his sons in World War II. The bulk of the material covers the 1920s to 1941, the year of Banting’s death. Banting’s letters to his mother, medical

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-form

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  • English

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