James Dewey Watson (b. 1928)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2010-0954]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1960

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2010-0954

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Summary

James Dewey Watson (b. 1928) was co-winner of the Nobel prize in 1962 (with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins) for discovery of the structure of DNA. This photograph was distributed by Harvard University News Office in 1960 when the three men received the Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award for their work revealing the double helical structure of DNA. Watson was then an Associate Professor of Biology at Harvard.

Subject

  • Watson, James Dewey 1928-
  • Harvard University

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2010-0954

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1960

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Topic

  • Nobel Prizes
  • Medicine
  • DNA
  • Biology
  • Physiology

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2010-0954]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 4.5x 6.5

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