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The Marshall W. Nirenberg Papers

Letter from Jean Jadot to Marshall W. Nirenberg pdf (56,438 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Jean Jadot to Marshall W. Nirenberg
Jadot informs Nirenberg that Pope Paul VI has nominated him for membership in the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. Congratulations are offered along with a request that the news be kept confidential until published in Rome. He thanks Nirenberg for the "valuable contributions to the welfare of mankind" that he made through his research.
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1974-07-01 (July 1, 1974)
Jadot, Jean
Nirenberg, Marshall W.
Reproduced with permission of the Most Reverend Gabriel Montalvo, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States.
Exhibit Category:
Beyond the Laboratory: Professional, Personal, and Political Life, 1967-2002
Box Number: 129
Folder Number: 40
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Letters (correspondence)
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Series: Series VI: Professional Activities, 1951-2002
SubSeries: Professional Organizations, 1960-1992
Folder: Pontifical Academy of Sciences, 1974
July 1, 1974
Dear Doctor Nirenberg:
I am pleased and honored to inform you that His Holiness, Pope Paul VI, has nominated you for membership in the Pontifical Academy of Sciences.
The announcement of your nomination will be published in the July 4th issue of the Osservatore Romano which will appear in Rome on Thursday afternoon. Until that time, the news of your nomination is to be kept confidential.
Within a few days, you will receive formal notification of your nomination. Meanwhile, may I respectfully request that you acknowledge receipt of this letter. If you wish to do so by telephone, the number of the Apostolic Delegation is (202) 333-7121.
I wish to offer my personal congratulations on your nomination to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. It is a fitting recognition of the valuable contributions to the welfare of mankind that you have made through your scientific research.
With cordial regards and best wishes, I remain
Sincerely yours,
Jean Jadot
Apostolic Delegate
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