Letter from Francis Crick to Warren Weaver


Title:
Letter from Francis Crick to Warren Weaver
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.
Extent:
1 pages
Date Created:
6 July 1964
Creator:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Recipient:
Weaver, Warren (Warren Weaver)
Source:
Original Repository. Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers. 11646. URL. http://archives.wellcome.ac.uk/
Original Repository:
The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers
Right Type:
Permission Granted - No Conditions
Right Statement:
Reproduced with permission of the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. and http://library.wellcome.ac.uk/
Profiles in Science ID:
SCBBKD
NLM ID:
101584582X132
Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
Text
Location:
Box: 5. Folder: PP/CRI/C/1/2