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The Joshua Lederberg Papers

Title:
Letter from James D. Watson to Joshua Lederberg pdf (53,555 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from James D. Watson to Joshua Lederberg
Description:
Item is handwritten.
Number of Image Pages:
2 (53,555 Bytes)
Date:
1957-05-02 (May 2, 1957)
Creator:
Watson, James D.
Recipient:
Lederberg, Joshua
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of James D. Watson.
Relation:
Lederberg Grouping: No Epoch
Box Number: 71
Folder Number: 12
Unique Identifier:
BBGJDX
Accession Number:
74
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Research
SubSeries: Genetics
SubSubSeries: University of Wisconsin
SubSubSubSeries: Correspondence
Folder: Harvard University, 1957-1958
Transcript:
May 2, 1957
Dear Joshua,
I am very sorry that you will not come to Harvard. But I can understand your desire to remain in an environment where you are already content -- I am sure, however, that if you do have a change of heart that something both definite and good can be arranged here. You probably know that Cy Levinthal is coming to MIT -- so with Bernie Davis, the outlook for microbiology seems good. Nevertheless this department must soon find someone to teach microbiology in Harvard College -- It is remarkable how few good
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people there are to choose among.
Again I am very sorry that you will not come
my best regards to Esther
Jim
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2006-11-29
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