Contains over 380,000 online documents from Nobel laureates' James D. Watson's and Sydney Brenner's personal collections. These collections consist of correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, laboratory notebooks, administrative records, teaching files & memorabilia.
The repository and metadata were created in part, through a two-year grant funded collaboration with the Wellcome Library's Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics digitization project.
The Sydney Brenner Collection consists of over 300 manuscript boxes of materials documenting the life and career of Dr. Sydney Brenner, co-recipient…
The James D. Watson Collection consists of over 500 manuscript boxes of materials documenting the life and career of James D. Watson, co-recipient of…
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Greeting card from the Beadle family: Greeting card sent from Nobel Prize winning geneticist George Wells Beadle to Watson.
Portraits of Watson in his Harvard classroom taken by Time Life, Inc. for their publication The Scientist.
Various photographs of the 1962 Nobel Prize Banquet. Includes James D. Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins, John Kendrew, Max Perutz, and John…
In this letter Watson explains his reasons for leaving Copenhagen and moving to Cambridge to study the structure of DNA.