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The Joshua Lederberg Papers

Title:
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to Donald Kennedy pdf (70,444 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to Donald Kennedy
Description:
Item is handwritten. Item is a photocopy.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (70,444 Bytes)
Date:
1980-09-26 (September 26, 1980)
Creator:
Lederberg, Joshua
Recipient:
Kennedy, Donald
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Relation:
Lederberg Grouping: Correspondence E
Box Number: 38
Folder Number: 56
Unique Identifier:
BBAQVM
Accession Number:
81
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Correspondence, 1935-2002
SubSeries: 1978-1984
Folder: Whitehead Medical Institute
Transcript:
Don Kennedy
[stamped, SEP 26 1980]
Whitehead Institute
-- personal --
The visit with you and Ken last month was certainly very productive.
You should know that David Baltimore is far and away the front runner as director-apparent, and he will have a major role in further choices and discussions. My assay of site preferences at this time -- and this is subject to modulation by other aspects of a concordat -- is:
[diagram]
We (RU) will, I am sure, make some offer to Jack and Dave that will at least roughly match what we discussed for
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Stanford. But the different valuation of real estate makes it hard to generate [?] a symmetrical perspective. Obviously much will hinge on what Dave can get from MIT that would match his preferences. But I think he would seriously consider alternatives if that doesn't work out.
So don't let this get to be torpedoed at Stanford -- for the wrong reasons -- as happened last time.
Yours,
Joshua.
The important goal is to be sure that 150M plus dollars does come to biomedical research, no matter where.
cc: Ken Mehnon
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