Letter from Francis Crick to James D. Watson


Title:
Letter from Francis Crick to James D. Watson
Creator:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Recipient:
Watson, James D., 1928-
Date:
10 March 1966
Description:
In this letter Crick expressed his critical reaction to the manuscript of Watson's account of their discovery of the double helix. Crick regarded the book as a betrayal of their friendship, an invasion of his privacy, and a distortion of the scientific methods used in their discovery.
Original Repository:
The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers
Location:
Box: 26. Folder: PP/CRI/D/2/45
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. and http://library.wellcome.ac.uk/
Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Drafts (documents)
Subject:
DNA and Writing
Format:
Text
Extent:
2 pages
Language:
English
Legacy Source Citation:
Original Repository. Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers. 11646. URL. http://archives.wellcome.ac.uk/
Legacy ID:
SCBBHR
NLM ID:
101584582X103
Profiles Collection:
The Francis Crick Papers
Story Section:
The Discovery of the Double Helix, 1951-1953