CSHL Archives Repository

Preserving and promoting the history of molecular biology.

1912/2011
The Memorabilia and Ephemera series consists of artifacts and ephemera gathered and saved by James D. Watson during his life and travels. This series includes postcards, pamphlets, awards, certificates, plaques, degrees, framed photographs, and other…

Location
Collection JDW: James D. Watson Collection (1870-2012)
Section JDW/2: Personal Papers (1895-2012)

1962/2009
The Audiovisual Media series includes a variety of media (VHS, Betamax, DVD, etc.) collected by James D. Watson and the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Department of Public Affairs. The series primarily document Watson

Location
Collection JDW: James D. Watson Collection (1870-2012)
Section JDW/2: Personal Papers (1895-2012)

1939/2009
The Reprints series is an extensive collection consisting of over 2,000 offprints and reprints, mostly signed by James Watson (some annotated), some inscribed and signed by various scientific authors. Also included are galley proofs, and photocopies…

Location
Collection JDW: James D. Watson Collection (1870-2012)
Section JDW/2: Personal Papers (1895-2012)

1989
The Human Genome Grant Applications subseries consists of 5 folders of grant applications and one folder documenting a 1989 meeting to review the applicants.

The 5 folders of grant applications are restricted due to sensitive information. Please…

Location
Collection JDW: James D. Watson Collection (1870-2012)
Section JDW/2: Personal Papers (1895-2012)
Series JDW/2/9: Human Genome Project (1965-2005)
Subseries JDW/2/9/4: Human Genome Grant Applications (1989)

1982/1999
The Articles and Clippings subseries is a collections of clippings from various publications regarding the Human Genome Project. They are arranged chronologically.

Location
Collection JDW: James D. Watson Collection (1870-2012)
Section JDW/2: Personal Papers (1895-2012)
Series JDW/2/9: Human Genome Project (1965-2005)

1986/2001
The Intact Magazines and Publications subseries consists of various publications (government reports, scientific journals, magazine, newsletters) related to the Human Genome Project. The subseries is arranged chronologically.

Location
Collection JDW: James D. Watson Collection (1870-2012)
Section JDW/2: Personal Papers (1895-2012)
Series JDW/2/9: Human Genome Project (1965-2005)

1965/2005
The General Files subseries consists files related to Watson's tenure leading the Human Genome Project in the United States. It includes correspondence, reports, and material related to the many meetings and conferences held regarding the project. …

Location
Collection JDW: James D. Watson Collection (1870-2012)
Section JDW/2: Personal Papers (1895-2012)
Series JDW/2/9: Human Genome Project (1965-2005)

1968/2003
The Requests subseries contains correspondence from institutions requesting Dr. Watson speak at conferences, university convocations, and other events from 1968-1993. It also includes requests from media companies for interviews. The subseries is…

Location
Collection JDW: James D. Watson Collection (1870-2012)
Section JDW/2: Personal Papers (1895-2012)
Series JDW/2/8: Lectures, Speeches, Interviews (1953-2012)