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The Oswald T. Avery Collection

Title:
Letter from Fred E. Wright, National Academy of Sciences to Oswald T. Avery pdf (43,865 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Fred E. Wright, National Academy of Sciences to Oswald T. Avery
Description:
This brief letter informed Avery that he had been elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences. The NAS was created in 1863 during the Civil War to serve to "investigate, examine, experiment, and report upon any subject of science or art" whenever called upon to do so by any department of the government. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors that can be accorded a scientist.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (43,865 Bytes)
Date:
1933-04-26 (April 26, 1933)
Creator:
Wright, Fred E.
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
Recipient:
Avery, Oswald T.
Source:
Original Repository: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Oswald T. Avery Papers
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of the Archives of the National Academies.
Exhibit Category:
Biographical Information
Relation:
Metadata Record Letter from Oswald T. Avery to Fred E. Wright, National Academy of Sciences (May 2, 1933) pdf (47,116 Bytes) transcript of pdf
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Unique Identifier:
CCGMDF
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Transcript:
April 26, 1933
Sir:
I have the honor to inform you that you were elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences at its Annual Meeting held in Washington, April 24 to 26, 1933. The Academy thus desires to express its high appreciation of your services to science, and trusts you will signify your acceptance of this election.
In due course a diploma signed by the officers of the Academy will be sent to you.
Assuring you of my personal pleasure in counting you as one of our members, I am
Very respectfully yours,
Fred E. Wright
Home Secretary
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2008-09-09
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