The Marshall W. Nirenberg Papers
Letter from Lisa Sherman to Marshall W. Nirenberg
This letter from a nine year old student from New York is the product of a letter writing club listing Nirenberg as a "noteworthy
person" to write to. The author requests a letter and a photo and congratulates him on his election to the National Academy
Item is handwritten.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (91,259 Bytes)
1967-05-24 (May 24, 1967)
Nirenberg, Marshall W.
Reproduced with permission of Lisa Sherman-Cohen.
Neuroblastoma Research, 1967-1976
Box Number: 4
Folder Number: 39
Series: Series II: Correspondence, 1953-1993
Folder: General, 1953-1977
Transcript: 184 Elmwood Street
Valley Stream, N.Y
May 24, 1967
Dear Mr. Nirenberg,
I belong to a Letter Writing Club and I chose you to write to from a list of noteworthy people. I hope I recive [sic] a letter
and a picture of you wich [sic] I will put in my album
I am nine years old.
Congratulation for being elected to the National Academy of Science
My father is a doctor. Was it hard getting the Academy? Were you scared? Happy Memorial Day. What Collige [sic] did you go
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