Letter from Francis Crick to Andrew Poggenpohl, National Geographic Magazine


Title:
Letter from Francis Crick to Andrew Poggenpohl, National Geographic Magazine
Creator:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Recipient:
Poggenpohl, Andrew and National Geographic Magazine
Date:
19 August 1974
Description:
In this letter regarding a portrait of Watson and Crick commissioned by National Geographic magazine, Crick mentioned that the parts of their original model of the double helix "were dispersed long ago," and sought to dispel popular misconceptions about the size of DNA molecules.. Crick was never knighted, but in 1991 was appointed to the Order of Merit, the highest recognition bestowed by the queen for distinguished service in science.
Original Repository:
The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers
Location:
Box: 1. Folder: PP/CRI/A/1/2/6
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. and http://library.wellcome.ac.uk/
Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Subject:
DNA
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:
SCBBJT
NLM ID:
101584582X124
Profiles Collection:
The Francis Crick Papers
Story Section:
The Discovery of the Double Helix, 1951-1953