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Lectures, Speeches, Interviews

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James D. Watson Collection
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


The Lectures, Speeches, Interviews series primarily consists of material related to the many lectures, speeches, talks, and panel discussions which Watson has participated in throughout his career. Additionally, the series contains a smaller number of interviews conducted with Watson, most of which were published in popular periodicals. The series is divided into four subseries: Lectures (1953-2012), Interviews (1970-2011), Requests (1968-2003), and Presentation Files (1999-2010).

For additional interviews please see: Institutional Records: Office of Public Affairs (JDW/3/11).

For additional lectures on the Human Genome Project please see: Personal Papers: Human Genome Project (JDW/2/9).

For additional framed and oversized posters advertising Watson’s lectures see: Personal Papers: Memorabilia (JDW/2/12).



Physical description

23 boxes kk

Copyright note

Please note that CSHL holds copyright in writings by Watson that are held within Watson's archive in the CSHL Library and Archives, but does not hold copyright in Watson's writings held outside the CSHL Library and Archives. Copyright of material created by persons other than Watson, published or unpublished, is retained by its original author or rightsholder.

Terms of use

The majority of papers are open and available at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Library and Archives unless otherwise stated. Please see individual items for access conditions.

Location of duplicates

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


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Location of original

The original material is held at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Library and Archives. This catalogue is held by the Wellcome Library as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics.

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