Series XI: Francis Crick (SB/11), 1949-1982
Scope and Contents
This series contains material that belonged to Francis Crick, but was stored with Sydney Brenner's papers after Crick left MRC. The material is divided into 8 subseries: Correspondence, Candidates/Recommendations, Subjects, Photographs, Writings - By Crick, Manuscripts - By Others, Reprints, and Scientific Notes. Of note is a series of correspondence between Crick and Maurice Wilkins dating from the discovery of the Double Helix structure (Correspondence subseries), and a rolled document with sketches of base pairs that contributed Crick's "wobble hypothesis" (Scientific Notes suberies).
Language of Materials
Virtual access to most material from this collection is availabe freely online, via the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Digital Archives Repository.
Physical access is given only by appointment, 8:00a.m. to 4:45p.m., Monday through Friday. Certain restrictions to material apply to both virtual and physical collections. Contact archivist for details.
19 boxes (8 linear feet)