AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, addressed "Dear Stacey", on University of London King's College, Department of Biophysics, Head of Dept., stationary, London, "Dec. 1, 001".

WILKINS, Maurice Hugh Frederick (1916-2004).

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One page. Holograph letter signed. AUTOGRAPH LETTER FROM WRITTEN BY NOBEL PRIZE WINNER. Written toward the end of his life and just two weeks before his eighty-fifth birthday, his handwriting showing age with an unsteady hand. Text: "Dear Stacey, This is antique note paper â" the lab was moved to Guys Hospital. Notebooks of Laureates disappear into archive. Best wishes, Maurice Wilkins." I have not been able to verify who "Stacey" is though there is a British sociologist Margaret Stacey (1922-2004) who published many books. However this name bears no known association to Wilkins based on a brief search. More work needs to be done! Another possible is Ralph Stacey, a co-founder of the British Biophysics Society. Wilkins (1916 â" 2004), CBE FRS, was a New Zealand-born English physicist and molecular biologist, and Nobel Laureate whose research contributed to the scientific understanding of phosphorescence, isotope separation, optical microscopy and X-ray diffraction, and to the development of radar. He is best known for his work at King's College London on the structure of DNA. In recognition of this work, he, Francis Crick and James Watson were awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, "for their discoveries concerning the molecular structure of nucleic acids and its significance for information transfer in living material." In 1960 he was presented with the American Public Health Association's Albert Lasker Award, and in 1962 he was made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE). See: Wilkins, The Third Man of the Double Helix, 2003. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, addressed "Dear ...
Publisher: University of London King's College, 2001.
Publication Date: 2001

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