Letter from James D. Watson to Francis Crick


Title:
Letter from James D. Watson to Francis Crick
Creator:
Watson, James D., 1928-
Recipient:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Date:
2 August 1960
Description:
Watson wrote to Crick in preparation for the ceremony at which he, Crick, and Wilkins were awarded the 1960 Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research "for their contribution in revealing the structure of the DNA molecule." The Award was presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association in San Francisco, November 3, 1960. He also revealed that "I continue to live and sleep messenger RNA."
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 James D. Watson.
Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Subject:
Awards and Prizes
Format:
Text
Extent:
1 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:
SCBBHX
NLM ID:
101584582X108
Profiles Collection:
The Francis Crick Papers
Story Section:
Biographical Information