CSHL Archives Repository

Preserving and promoting the history of molecular biology.

1957/1972
The Harvard University series primarily consists of portraits of Watson taken while he was a professor at Harvard University. It also contains a number of photographs of his students and lab associates posing in front of the rhinoceros statue…

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

1945/1954
The College, Grad, and Post-Doc series documents Watson's time at the University of Chicago, the University of Indiana, Copenhagen, and the Cavendish at the University of Cambridge.

Location
Collection JDW: James D. Watson Collection (1870-2012)
Section JDW/1: Photographs (1870-2011)
Series JDW/1/3: College, Grad, and Post-Doc

1967/2005
The Elizabeth L. Watson and Children series contains photographs of Watson's wife, Elizabeth Lewis Watson, and his two children, Rufus and Duncan.

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

1870/1995
The Family and Childhood series consists of photographs of the Watson family, dating back to the 1870s. Included are portraits, family vacation photographs, class pictures, and holiday snapshots. Subjects include his great grandparents,…

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