Letter from Francis Crick to Warren Weaver


Title:
Letter from Francis Crick to Warren Weaver
Creator:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Recipient:
Weaver, Warren, 1894-1978
Date:
6 July 1964
Description:
Weaver, an American mathematician and one of the founders of communication theory, directed the Rockefeller Foundation's Natural Science Division from 1932 to 1955, and in this capacity exercised considerable influence over the direction of basic research in the United States and abroad during the 1930s and 1940s. He is considered the first person to propose using electronic computers for the translation of natural languages.
Original Repository:
The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers
Location:
Box: 5. Folder: PP/CRI/C/1/2
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. and http://library.wellcome.ac.uk/
Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Format:
Text
Extent:
1 pages
Relation:
Letter from Warren Weaver to Francis Crick, 1964
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:
SCBBKD
NLM ID:
101584582X132
Profiles Collection:
The Francis Crick Papers
Story Section:
Deciphering the Genetic Code, 1958-1966