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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.
For a monk Gregor Mendel was odd, / Quitting cloisters to work with the sod. / Thus no treatise on ethics / But the laws of genetics / Were told off by the peas from his pod.
Archivist's Notes
Carlson, Elof Axel
HJM03_0018_004.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/1/3/1.129996, accessed June 24, 2019, http://libgallery.cshl.edu/items/show/58588.