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The Marshall W. Nirenberg Papers

Letter from Roger Harris to Marshall W. Nirenberg pdf (43,505 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Roger Harris to Marshall W. Nirenberg
This letter requests Nirenberg's autograph as part of a "collection of autographs of prominent persons." The author also requests that Nirenberg reply with either a photo or a response to what he thinks his greatest contribution has been.
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1963-05-14 (May 14, 1963)
Harris, Roger
Nirenberg, Marshall W.
Courtesy of Marshall W. Nirenberg.
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Exhibit Category:
Public Reactions to the Genetic Code, 1961-1968
Box Number: 4
Folder Number: 34
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Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Physical Condition:
Series: Series II: Correspondence, 1953-1993
Folder: General, 1953-1977
May 14, 1963
My dear Dr. Nirenberg
I should like to compile a collection of autographs of prominent persons.
I hope you do not mind my imposing upon you and will permit me to include you to include you in my collection as I sincerely believe that you, through your inspiring efforts and outstanding contributions, are endearing yourself to many people.
If you would be so kind as to autograph the enclosed card, I shall be very grateful. A stamped, return envelope is included for your convenience.
If you have a photograph available that you could autograph, it would please me immensely.
I would be interested in knowing, Dr. Nirenberg, what you consider your greatest satisfaction thus far during your career.
With cordial best wishes, Sir, for continued success and much happiness,
Respectfully yours,
Roger Harris
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