Thank you for your comments. I was distressed to hear about the Baltimore Harbor incident. There is no telling what a wartime
menta1ity can generate. You may know that another govt. branch was going to great effort to obtain copies of German scientific
publications from European sources (Switzerland?) and was reprinting them here for the benefit of schools and research institutes!
I don't know if they attempted this for Swedish publications also, but I can find out if you have any interest,
For my part, I would ask you if there is any more detailed account of that Baltimore affair. How did you come to learn of
Of course I fully appreciate the concerns about confidentiality on the documentation of the Nobel Prizes; and 50 years will
be soon enough to use this material in a sound historical perspective. What distresses me is to learn how rapidly papers
disappear from my colleagues (and my own) files. I have run across this small 'indiscretion' (?) about Avery that
may interest you.