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General Files

Part of:
James D. Watson Collection
  • Archives and manuscripts

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About this work


The General Files subseries consists files related to Watson's tenure leading the Human Genome Project in the United States. It includes correspondence, reports, and material related to the many meetings and conferences held regarding the project. The subseries is arranged chronologically.



Physical description

140 folders

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 Copyright of material created by persons other than Watson, published or unpublished, is retained by its original author or rightsholder.

Location of duplicates

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

Terms of use

Open and available at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Library and Archives.

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