Letter from Francis Crick to Jacques Monod


Title:
Letter from Francis Crick to Jacques Monod
Description:
In this letter Crick appraised the contributions made by Maurice Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin to the discovery of the double helix, stating that "the data which really helped us to obtain the structure was mainly obtained by Rosalind Franklin." In addition, Crick claimed credit for James Watson and himself for stimulating recent crystallographic studies of virus structures, studies the two first undertook when Watson returned to the Cavendish for a second extended visit in 1955.. Finally, Crick mentioned the beginning of his affiliation with the Salk Institute of Biological Studies in La Jolla.
Extent:
2 pages
Date Created:
31 December 1961
Creator:
Crick, Francis, 1916-2004
Recipient:
Monod, Jacques
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
Profiles in Science ID:
SCBBFW
NLM ID:
101584582X67
Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
Text
Location:
Box: 82. Folder: PP/CRI/H/3/5/1