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The Oswald T. Avery Collection

Title:
Letter from Oswald T. Avery to Fred E. Wright, National Academy of Sciences pdf (47,116 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Oswald T. Avery to Fred E. Wright, National Academy of Sciences
Description:
In this letter to Wright, Avery acknowledges his election 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 (47,116 Bytes)
Date:
1933-05-02 (May 2, 1933)
Creator:
Avery, Oswald T.
Recipient:
Wright, Fred E.
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
Source:
Original Repository: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Oswald T. Avery Papers
Rights:
Courtesy of the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
URL: http://www.tennessee.gov/tsla/Exit
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Exhibit Category:
Biographical Information
Relation:
Metadata Record Letter from Fred E. Wright, National Academy of Sciences to Oswald T. Avery (April 26, 1933) pdf (43,865 Bytes) transcript of pdf
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Unique Identifier:
CCGMDG
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Transcript:
May 2, 1933
Dear Sir:-
It gives me great pleasure to acknowledge your letter of April 26th informing me of my election to the National Academy of Sciences. In signifying my acceptance of this election, I desire to express to you personally and to the other officers and members of the Academy my deep sense of appreciation of the honor of being enrolled as a member of this distinguished Society.
With grateful appreciation,
Sincerely yours,
Oswald T. Avery
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2008-06-17
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