The Oswald T. Avery Collection
Letter from Wendell M. Stanley to Maclyn McCarty
In this letter, Stanley thanked McCarty for presenting at the April 1946 meeting of the American Chemical Society in Atlantic
City, New Jersey.
Item is a photocopy.
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1946-04-16 (April 16, 1946)
Stanley, Wendell M.
Reproduced with permission of Wendell M. Stanley Jr.
After the Discovery: The Transforming Principle's Reception by the Scientific Community
Relation: Letter from Oswald T. Avery to Wendell M. Stanley (January 5, 1946)
Letter from Wendell M. Stanley to Oswald T. Avery (January 9, 1946)
Letter from James T. Grady to Maclyn McCarty (February 28, 1946)
Letter from Thomas M. Rivers to the New York District Medical Office (April 10, 1946)
Chemical Nature and Biological Specificity of the Substance Inducing Transformation of Pneumococcal Types: Abstract (April
Chemical Nature and Biological Specificity of the Substance Inducing Transformation of Pneumococcal Types (April 12, 1946)
Box Number: 4
Folder Number: 1
Series: Research and Discovery of the Transforming Principle, 1912-1999
SubSeries: Succeeding Research
Folder: 1943-1944, 1979
Transcript: April 16, 1946
Dear Dr. McCarty:
This is just a note to thank you for presenting your work on the substance inducing transformation of pneumococcal types at
the ACS meeting on Friday. Your presentation of this important work was the first direct report which has been heard by a
great many of the audience, and I am sure that they were all greatly impressed.
With many thanks and with kind regards, I am,
W. M. Stanley
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