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Letter from Bill Thomson to Joshua Lederberg pdf (100,312 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Bill Thomson to Joshua Lederberg
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1952-08-01 (August 1, 1952)
Thomson, Bill
Queen's University. Department of Bacteriology
Lederberg, Joshua
Courtesy of Joshua Lederberg.
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Lederberg Grouping: Correspondence B
Box Number: 8
Folder Number: 88
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Letters (correspondence)
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Series: Correspondence, 1935-2002
SubSeries: 1947-1953
Folder: Thomson, Bill
Bacteriology Dept.
Queen's University
Kingston Aug 1, 1952
Dear Dr. Lederberg,
The above address is the only one which I can give you and it is good only for a few months. We are now in a sublet waiting to get a business deal completed so that we can move into a new house on Aug 15.
We've been so busy travelling around and house hunting that I haven't been getting much work done at the lab.
Max and I have been expecting you and Mrs. Lederberg to come by this way on your trip around the end of August. For the first few weeks in out new house we will be "camping" until we can get some furniture, but we do have beds and we can grill steaks and roast corn in the back yard.
Kingston is an interesting historic place since it was one of the first military establishments in Canada and old Fort Henry here is quite a show place.There are also daily motor launch
trips through the Thousand Islands. So plan to stay overnight with us and see the country around Kingston.
Please thank Larry for the maps. Dorothy was going to send WG10 and WG15 mutants. During the fall I would also like to have E coli strains 58-161 and W1177[?] for a demonstration of crossing, - if and when it is most convenient for you to send them.
Our regards to Phyllis, Dorothy, Larry and the others. Please don't let this moving business interfere with your plans if you can come to Kingston. We're getting quite used to the moving ourselves and we'll do our best to look after you. Just phone the lab 4384 or if after 5 p.m. phone 2-4311 or drop us a line.
Bill Thomson
P.S. You letter arrived before I had posted this. Will be glad to get slants[?] and hope to see you Bill T.
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