Letter from Francis Crick to Aaron Klug


Title:
Letter from Francis Crick to Aaron Klug
Creator:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Recipient:
Klug, Aaron
Date:
4 April 1959
Description:
In this letter Crick discussed symmetry in virus structure, and expressed hope that Klug, a crystallographer and former collaborator of Rosalind Franklin at Birkbeck College, would join the Medical Research Council's planned Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge. Klug did move there when it opened in 1978, and became Crick's long-time friend and collaborator.
Original Repository:
The Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. Francis Harry Compton Crick Papers
Location:
Box: 23. Folder: PP/CRI/D/2/18
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:
Viruses
Format:
Text
Extent:
2 pages
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:
SCBBPL
NLM ID:
101584582X214
Profiles Collection:
The Francis Crick Papers
Story Section:
Deciphering the Genetic Code, 1958-1966