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")
Creator:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Recipient:
Watson, James D., 1928-
Date:
31 March 1966
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.
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)
Notes
Subject:
DNA, Ethics, Professional, and Writing
Format:
Text
Extent:
16 pages
Relation:
Letter from James D. Watson to Francis Crick, 1966
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:
SCBBLQ
NLM ID:
101584582X157
Profiles Collection:
The Francis Crick Papers
Story Section:
The Discovery of the Double Helix, 1951-1953