Papers of M H F Wilkins: copy letter from Wilkins to Francis Crick on the progress of DNA research at King’s College London

  • Wilkins, Maurice, 1916-2004
Date:
1953
Reference:
K/PP178/3/5/7
Part of:
Wilkins, Maurice Hugh Frederick (1916-2004)
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Papers of M H F Wilkins: copy letter from Wilkins to Francis Crick on the progress of DNA research at King’s College London. Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0). Source: Wellcome Collection.

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The original material is held at King’s College London, Archives and Special Collections. This catalogue is held by the Wellcome Library as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics.

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Photocopies of a personal letter from Wilkins to Francis Crick (subsequently dated by Wilkins ‘March 1953’), including reference to Rosalind Franklin’s imminent departure from King’s College London and how close the King’s team are to drawing a conclusion from their DNA research. One photocopy stapled to a photocopy of Wilkins’ letter suggesting changes to Crick and Francis Watson’s draft Nature article, later in Mar 1953 (see also K/PP178/3/5/8), a photocopy of Wilkins’ postcard to Crick from Brazil, 1952 (see also K/PP178/3/5/1), and photocopy sketches of DNA base pairings, with related calculations, [1953].

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1953

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King's College London

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Available at King’s College London, Archives and Special Collections, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

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

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The original material is held at King’s College London, Archives and Special Collections. This catalogue is held by the Wellcome Library as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics.

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