Letter from Francis Crick to Marshall W. Nirenberg


Title:
Letter from Francis Crick to Marshall W. Nirenberg
Creator:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Recipient:
Nirenberg, Marshall W.
Date:
21 April 1966
Description:
In this letter Crick demonstrated his characteristic concern for maintaining social conventions of openness, collegiality, and expeditiousness in communicating scientific ideas among researchers. Only if such conventions were maintained, Crick repeatedly insisted, could priority of scientific discoveries be established, and personal credit and professional esteem be granted accordingly.
Original Repository:
The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers
Location:
Box: 10. Folder: PP/CRI/D/1/1/14
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:
Genetic Code
Format:
Text
Extent:
2 pages
Relation:
Letter from Marshall W. Nirenberg to Francis Crick, 1966
Letter from Francis Crick to Marshall W. Nirenberg, 1966
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:
SCBBBY
NLM ID:
101584582X13
Profiles Collection:
The Francis Crick Papers
Story Section:
Deciphering the Genetic Code, 1958-1966