Letter from Francis Crick to John T. Edsall, Fogarty International Center


Title:
Letter from Francis Crick to John T. Edsall, Fogarty International Center
Creator:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Recipient:
Fogarty International Center and Edsall, John T.
Date:
29 March 1971
Description:
In his letter Crick called for "constructive approaches" to research on the interaction of heredity and environment in the formation of intelligence, an issue brought to the forefront of public debate in the late 1960s by the writings of William Shockley and Arthur Jensen. In particular, Crick called for more research on identical twins separated at birth.
Original Repository:
The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers
Location:
Box: 22. Folder: PP/CRI/D/2/14
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:
Genetics and Environment
Format:
Text
Extent:
2 pages
Relation:
Letter from John T. Edsall, Fogarty International Center to Francis Crick, 1971
Letter from John T. Edsall, Fogarty International Center to Francis Crick, 1971
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:
SCBBNK
NLM ID:
101584582X194
Profiles Collection:
The Francis Crick Papers
Story Section:
Embryology and the Organization of DNA in Higher Organisms, 1966-1976