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The Joshua Lederberg Papers

Title:
Memorandum from Norman H. Horowitz to Joshua Lederberg [on back-contamination and the goals of exobiological research] Annotation pdf (76,217 Bytes) ocr (1,892 Bytes)
Memorandum from Norman H. Horowitz to Joshua Lederberg [on back-contamination and the goals of exobiological research]
Number of Image Pages:
1 (76,217 Bytes)
Date:
1960-02-06 (February 6, 1960)
Creator:
Horowitz, Norman H.
Recipient:
Lederberg, Joshua
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of Norman H. Horowitz.
Relation:
Lederberg Grouping: Correspondence C
Box Number: 11
Folder Number: 54
Unique Identifier:
BBAJOA
Accession Number:
13
Document Type:
Memorandums
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Correspondence, 1935-2002
SubSeries: 1953-1960
Folder: Horowitz, Norman H.
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2005-07-12
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Annotation by Joshua Lederberg:
KW: Columbus; syphilis;


Europe might have been deterred from new world exploration if
it could have foreseen syphilis.  dubious about planetary quarantine;

resturn samples should be primary objective of exobiological research.


jl 11/8/98 [what if Europe had understood the price of pandemic
to native populations - obviously not in mind]