In 1945, the Royal Society of London presented the Copley Medal to Avery "in recognition of his success in introducing
chemical methods in the study of immunity against infective diseases." Less than eighteen months after being elected to
the Royal Society, Avery was presented with this prestigious award.
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1945-11-30 (November 30, 1945)
Royal Society of London
Original Repository: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Oswald T. Avery Papers
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After the Discovery: The Transforming Principle's Reception by the Scientific Community
List of Proposed Foreign Members [to the Royal Society] 1944: Oswald Theodore Avery (b. 1877) 
Letter from Colin M. MacLeod, Mary MacLeod to Oswald T. Avery [18-19 July 1944]
Letter from Percival Hartley to Henry Dale (September 1, 1944)
Address of the President: Sir Henry Dale, O.M., G.B.E., at the Anniversary Meeting, 30 November 1945 (February 12, 1946)
Oswald T. Avery and the Copley Medal of the Royal Society [Summer 1996]
The Copley Medal
for the year 1945 has been awarded by the
The Royal Society
Doctor Oswald Theodore Avery
For. Mem. R. S.
in recognition of his success in introducing chemical methods in the study of immunity against infective diseases.