CSHL Archives Repository

Preserving and promoting the history of molecular biology.

1908/2011
The correspondence series includes handwritten and typed letters, carbon copies, invitations, postcards and notes dating from 1946 to 2011.

The bulk of the material covers Watson

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

1948/2010
This series contains published and unpublished biographies of James D. Watson. It also includes some autobiographical writings, as well as Watson

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

1895/2012
The Personal Papers of the James D. Watson Collection is composed of a wide variety of material, including correspondence, manuscripts, laboratory notebooks, teaching files, clippings, reprints and offprints, speeches and lecture notes, memorabilia,…

Location
Collection JDW: James D. Watson Collection (1870-2012)

1952/2011
The Miscellaneous series consists of various photographs that do not fit in any of the other series in the Photographs record group. These includes scientific photographs, photos of Watson playing tennis, and photographs of Watson's RNA tie.

Location
Collection JDW: James D. Watson Collection (1870-2012)
Section JDW/1: Photographs (1870-2011)

1908/2011
The Friends, Colleagues, and Other Scientists series consists of photographs of various scientists and other people who have worked with Watson over the years. It includes several photographs that were considered for use in Watson's 2001 memoir…

Location
Collection JDW: James D. Watson Collection (1870-2012)
Section JDW/1: Photographs (1870-2011)

1977/1981
The DNA Story series includes photographs used in the 1981 book The DNA Story, by Watson and John Tooze.

Location
Collection JDW: James D. Watson Collection (1870-2012)
Section JDW/1: Photographs (1870-2011)

1952/2002
The James D. Watson and Francis H. Crick series includes photographs of the two scientists from 1952 to 2002.

Location
Collection JDW: James D. Watson Collection (1870-2012)
Section JDW/1: Photographs (1870-2011)

1949/2010
The Travel series consists of photographs documenting Watson's travels around the globe.

Location
Collection JDW: James D. Watson Collection (1870-2012)
Section JDW/1: Photographs (1870-2011)

1957/2010
The Special Events series is an extensive collection of photographs documenting a wide array of events attended by Watson. Events include celebrations surrounding the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the double helix structure, Watson's 60th…

Location
Collection JDW: James D. Watson Collection (1870-2012)
Section JDW/1: Photographs (1870-2011)

1970/2009
The Public Appearances series consists of photographs of various events, including book signings, awards galas, and building dedications.

Location
Collection JDW: James D. Watson Collection (1870-2012)
Section JDW/1: Photographs (1870-2011)