Letter from Francis Crick to James D. Watson (and notes concerning Watson's book, "The Double Helix")


Title:
Letter from Francis Crick to James D. Watson (and notes concerning Watson's book, "The Double Helix")
Description:
In his notes Crick's detailed his critical reaction to Watson's manuscript account of their collaboration, a reaction that did not change and led to a temporary alienation between the two. Crick eventually reconciled himself to the publication of The Double Helix, after concluding that the book's portrait of himself was much more favorable than that of the author himself, and after observing the book's literary success.
Extent:
16 pages
Date Created:
31 March 1966
Creator:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Recipient:
Watson, James D. (James D. Watson)
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/
Subject:
DNA, Ethics, Professional, and Writing
Profiles in Science ID:
SCBBLQ
NLM ID:
101584582X157
Genre:
Letters (correspondence) and Notes
Language:
English
Format:
Text
Location:
Box: 75. Folder: PP/CRI/I/3/8/4