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The Christian B. Anfinsen Papers

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Telegram from Elliot L. Richardson, United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare to Christian B. Anfinsen pdf (54,868 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Telegram from Elliot L. Richardson, United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare to Christian B. Anfinsen
Description:
Health, Education, and Welfare Secretary Elliott Richardson congratulates Anfinsen on being named for the 1972 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (54,868 Bytes)
Date:
1972-10-20 (October 20, 1972)
Creator:
Richardson, Elliot L.
United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
Recipient:
Anfinsen, Christian B.
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Awards and Prizes
Exhibit Category:
Molecular Engineering and Affinity Chromatography, 1959-1972
Box Number: 41
Folder Number: 18
Unique Identifier:
KKBBMF
Document Type:
Telegrams
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Personal and Biographical, 1939-1999
SubSeries: Awards, Honors, and Lectures, 1963, 1980; n.d.
Folder: Congratulatory correspondence [Nobel Prize], October-November 1972
Transcript:
Dear Dr Anfinsen it gives me great pleasure to learn that you have been named to share the 1972 Nobel Prize for Chemistry. Your brilliant research achievements have been recognized in the world wide scientific community. Now this has been kept by the highest professional honor that the world knows. All of us in the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare take the deepest pride in your work. Your career represents public service at its best.
I know that in addition to your own achievements you have also given generously of yourself in fostering and encouraging the education and research of others both in and beyond the National Institute of Health. Please accept my warmest congratulations on this singular and eminently deserved award sincerely
Elliot L Richardson Secretary Dept of Health Education and Welfare
(915P Oct 20 1972)
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