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Copied letters from Francis Crick to James Watson

Date
1953-1954
Reference
PP/CRI/D/4/4
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Credit: Copied letters from Francis Crick to James Watson. In copyright

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Description

Thirteen copy letters from Crick to James Watson, written during Crick's fellowship at Brooklyn Polytechnic in 1953-1954:

  • Francis Crick to Jim Watson, 7 Oct 1953
  • Francis Crick to Jim Watson, 22 Nov 1953
  • Francis Crick to Jim Watson, undated [Dec 1953] (‘My dear Jim, I was delighted to receive such a lovely letter from you. We should be delighted to see you here, but we shall have to be careful about the arrangements…’)
  • Francis Crick to Jim Watson, 3 Feb 1954
  • Francis Crick to Jim Watson, 21 Feb 1954
  • Francis Crick to Jim Watson, 7 March 1954
  • Francis Crick to Jim Watson, 21 March 1954
  • Francis Crick to Jim Watson, 8 June 1954
  • Francis Crick to Jim Watson, 21 June 1954
  • Francis Crick to Jim Watson, 1 July 1954
  • Francis Crick to Jim Watson, 13 July 1954
  • Francis Crick to Jim Watson, undated (‘Dear Jim, re the Proc. Roy. Soc paper. Two points / (1) reprints: we get 100 free…’)
  • Francis Crick to Jim Watson, undated (‘My Dear Jim, Gamow was quite fun, but nothing really new yet, although he is learning fast…’)
  • For letters from Watson to Crick during the same period, see files PP/CRI/D/2/45 and PP/CRI/H/1/42/3.

    Publication/Creation

    1953-1954

    Physical description

    1 file

    Acquisition note

    These copies were given to the library in January 2005 by Dr Matt Ridley, and are included here in the Crick archive courtesy of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Archives.

    Ownership note

    The originals of these letters are held in James Watson's archive at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Archives.

    Location of duplicates

    A digitised copy is held by the Wellcome Library as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics.

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