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The Oswald T. Avery Collection

Title:
[Certificate of Appreciation awarded to Oswald Avery from the United States War Department] pdf (73,765 Bytes) transcript of pdf
[Certificate of Appreciation awarded to Oswald Avery from the United States War Department]
Description:
During World War II, Avery and many of his colleagues at the Rockefeller Institute were pressed into service as part of the war effort. Avery was a member of the Influenza Board and the Army Epidemiology Board. This certificate is signed by Surgeon General Norman Thomas Kirk, General Brehon Somervell, and Secretary of War Robert D. Patterson.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (73,765 Bytes)
Date:
1945-12-07 (December 7, 1945)
Creator:
United States. Department of War
Source:
Original Repository: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Oswald T. Avery Papers
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Exhibit Category:
DNA as the "Stuff of Genes": The Discovery of the Transforming Principle, 1940-1944
Unique Identifier:
CCGMDJ
Document Type:
Certificates
Awards
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Transcript:
The
War Department
expresses its appreciation for patriotic
service in a position of trust and
responsibility
to
Doctor Oswald T. Avery
Consultant to the Secretary of War
Member of the Army Epidemiological Board
Washington, D.C. 7 December 1945
N T Kirk, Major General, The Surgeon General
Brehon Somervell, General, Commanding General, Army Service Forces
Robert D. Patterson, Secretary of War
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2008-06-17
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