Letter from Francis Crick to James D. Watson


Title:
Letter from Francis Crick to James D. Watson
Creator:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Recipient:
Watson, James D., 1928-
Date:
10 October 1966
Description:
After his first careful reading of the manuscript of Watson's account of their collaboration, Crick in this letter objected to the account as unscholarly and misleading. He also charged that it did a disservice to science, because it would serve to discourage other scientists from collaborating.. NOTE: The original photocopy is slightly faded.
Original Repository:
The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers
Location:
Box: 75. Folder: PP/CRI/I/3/8/4
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, Ethics, Professional, and Writing
Format:
Text
Extent:
2 pages
Relation:
Letter from James D. Watson to Francis Crick, 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:
SCBBLM
NLM ID:
101584582X154
Profiles Collection:
The Francis Crick Papers
Story Section:
The Discovery of the Double Helix, 1951-1953