Letter from Oswald T. Avery to Roy Avery

Title:
Letter from Oswald T. Avery to Roy Avery
Description:
In this rather lengthy letter to his brother, Oswald Avery explains that his retirement plans have been placed on hold due to the war and the recent developments of his research on pneumococcal transformation. The second part of this letter provides a rather thorough introduction to the history of research on the transforming principle and describes the results of experiments conducted by Avery, MacLeod, and McCarty and the role of DNA as carrier of genetic information.
Extent:
14 pages
Date Created:
[13, 26 May 1943]
Creator:
Avery, Oswald Theodore, 1877-1955
Recipient:
Avery, Roy C. (Roy Crowdy), 1885-1971
Source:
Original Repository. Tennessee State Library and Archives. Oswald T. Avery Papers. 361
Original Repository:
Tennessee State Library and Archives. Oswald T. Avery Papers
Right Type:
Rights Could Not Be Determined - Release
Right Statement:
Courtesy of the Tennessee State Library and Archives. and http://www.tennessee.gov/tsla/
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Profiles in Science ID:
CCBDBF
NLM ID:
101584575X519
Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
Text
Location:
Box: 1. Folder: 3