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The Joshua Lederberg Papers

Title:
Letter from Joshua Lederberg to Jack Edman Annotation
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Description:
This is one of Lederberg's earliest serious correspondence. Jack Edman was Lederberg's closest friend and one of several classmates of his from Stuyvesant High School who later served in World War 2 in the Signal Corps. The format is that of a "V-gram", a cannonical mode of letter-writing during the war. For security and to save shipping weight, they were often microfilmed.
Item is a photocopy.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (147,730 Bytes)
Date:
1945-06-01 (June 1, 1945)
Creator:
Lederberg, Joshua
Recipient:
Edman, Jack
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Relation:
Metadata Record Letter from Joshua Lederberg to Jack Edman (June 1, 1945) pdf (57,894 Bytes) trs (1,951 Bytes)
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Lederberg Grouping: Correspondence A
Box Number: 6
Folder Number: 14
Unique Identifier:
BBBABI
Accession Number:
17
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
image/jpeg
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Fair
Series: Correspondence, 1935-2002
SubSeries: 1925-1947
Folder: Edman, John Henry ("Jack")
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2017-07-20
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Annotation by Joshua Lederberg:
KW: V-mail;

To save shipping space during the war; and to provide backup in
case a ship was lost, "V-mail" was the conventional mode of letter\
writing..  Scripts were microfilmed, the films sea-ported and
reprinted the other side.  Not too legible, so see accompanying
transcript.

jl 2/9/99