CSHL Archives Repository

Preserving and promoting the history of molecular biology.

Poem by student of Hermann J. Muller with accompanying drawing by Elof Carlson made for Muller's 65th Birthday Celebration


Description
Typed poem by a student of Hermann J. Muller with accompanying drawing by Elof Carlson in honor of Muller's 65th Birthday, 1955. Poems were contributed by Muller's graduate students (Elof Carlson, Seymour Abrahamson, Abraham P. Schalet, Irwin Herskowitz, Irwin Oster, Helen Unger Meyer, Margaret Edmondson, Vera Crowell, Shanta Iyengar, and Sara Helen Frye) although individual authors are unknown.
There once was a fruit-fly named Joan, / Whose affair with a brash Protozoan / Gave results aggrevating / When, soon after the mating, / All her offsrping flew off as a clone.
Archivist's Notes
Carlson, Elof Axel
HJM03_0018_003.pdf

Citation

Carlson, Elof Axel, “Poem by student of Hermann J. Muller with accompanying drawing by Elof Carlson made for Muller's 65th Birthday Celebration,” CSHL Archives Repository, Reference HJM/1/3/1.129995, accessed April 19, 2019, http://libgallery.cshl.edu/items/show/58587.