CA OTUTF MS COLL 00186
Edward Clark Noble Papers
- 1924-1978 (Creation)
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Dr. Noble was a classmate of Dr. Charles Best, graduating from the University of Toronto in 1921. He and Best were offered the opportunity of working with Dr. F.G. Banting on the experiments carried out during the summer of 1921 which led to the discovery of insulin. Later he formed part of the team assembled in the following academic year to work on the refinement and application of insulin. He continued to work on aspects of insulin for several years. He died in 1978.
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Donated by the Faculty of Medicine with the permission of his son, Dr. Edward Noble, 1979.
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The collection consists of a small collection of manuscripts, correspondence, articles, offprints and clippings on the discovery and development of insulin. The papers relate largely to the early part of Dr. Noble's career.
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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-request
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