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Letter from A. R. Gopal-Ayengar to Joshua and Esther Lederberg pdf (107,495 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from A. R. Gopal-Ayengar to Joshua and Esther Lederberg
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1958-02-04 (February 4, 1958)
Gopal-Ayengar, A. R.
Lederberg, Joshua
Lederberg, Esther
Courtesy of Joshua Lederberg.
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Lederberg Grouping: Correspondence C
Box Number: 10
Folder Number: 135
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Letters (correspondence)
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Series: Correspondence, 1935-2002
SubSeries: 1953-1960
Folder: Gopal-Ayengar, A. R.
February 4 1958
Dear Josh and Esther,
I have been intending to write you for several weeks, but what with one thing or another have put off the effort. Anyway now that I am here for the meetings of the U.N. Scientific Committee on Atomic Radiation I am trying to redeem myself by writing to my friends in between temporary lulls in the meetings.
I must apologise to you for not having mailed the [ . . . ] you bought in Bombay. However I have brought the parcels with me and they are in my safe custody here. I am not sure if I will be able to come over to Madison -- (this irksome foreign exchange situation you know) -- but if you are likely to be in New York in the near future I shall gladly
hand over this stuff to you. Alternatively I could send it by post. Please let me know how you wish me to dispatch the goods. The meetings of this U.N. Scientific Committee are expected to last until the end of the month. After that I am trying to extend my stay in the country for another two weeks or so -- I have had one or two invitations in the west coast -- but haven't quite decided about final arrangements. Anyway I shall let you know after these are finalized.
I am sorry to be so boring and abrupt -- but there is a call for the resumption of the meeting and I must go. Will write again after I hear from you
With best regards,
Yours Sincerely,
(A.R. Gopal-Ayengar)
P S I have just learnt that Dr. Crow from Madison will be coming as U.S. Consultant for the discussion on the Genetics Chapter of U.N. Scientific Committee report. If so, I could send your Bombay purchase with him. Will you please find out from him and let me know [ . . . ]! In great hurry.
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