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James D. Watson Collection
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About this work


The Courses subseries consists of course materials, such as lecture notes (many handwritten by Watson), exams, grades, syllabi, reference lists, and problem sets. Dr. Watson taught several courses while at Harvard, including Biochemistry, Biology, and Natural Sciences, from 1958 until 1976. Although the material primarily pertains to courses taught by Dr. Watson, it also includes a small amount of material from other instructors, such as Paul Doty and K.E. Bloch.



Physical description

12 boxes

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Location of duplicates

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

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