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Abstract

Personal papers of Francis Harry Compton Crick, neuroscientist and Nobel Prize winner who co-discovered the helical structure of DNA with James D. Watson. The papers document Crick's family, social and personal life from 1938 until his death in 2004 and include letters from friends and professional colleagues, family members, social acquaintances, and organizations. Important correspondents include George Gamow, Georg Kreisel, Michael McClure, Leslie Orgel, Linus Pauling, Max Perutz, James D. Watson, and Maurice H.F. Wilkins. The papers also contain photographs of Crick, his family and friends; several small pocket notebooks and numerous appointment books (1946-2004); passports, writings of Crick and others; film and television projects, miscellaneous certificates and awards; and collected memorabilia. The accession processed in 2007 contains additional general and condolence correspondence, as well as materials related to Odile Crick.

Biography

Francis Harry Compton Crick was born on June 8, 1916 in Weston Favell, a district of Northampton, in central England. Crick was the eldest of the two sons of Harry Crick (1878-1948) and Anne Elizabeth Crick (nee Wilkins) (1879-1955). His father and uncle ran the leather boot and shoe factory founded by their father, Walter D. Crick, an amateur naturalist. The elder Crick wrote a survey of local foraminifera (single-celled protists with shells), corresponded with Charles Darwin, and had two gastropods (snails or slugs) named after him.

Crick attended Northampton Grammar School and the non-conformist Protestant Congregational Church. At age 14, he won a scholarship to the Mill Hill School, a private boarding school in North London that his father and three uncles had also attended.

At age 18, Crick attended University College in London (UCL). In 1937, he was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree, second honors, in Physics with a minor in mathematics. With family financial aid, Crick began graduate study at UCL until the outbreak of World War II interrupted his studies. Crick's war work involved research on magnetic and acoustic mines for the British Admiralty. Briefly, he worked for Naval Intelligence at Whitehall in London. In 1940, he married Ruth Doreen Dodd, a UCL English Literature undergrad, and their son, Michael, was born during an air raid on November 25, 1940.

After the war, Crick decided to move from physics to study "the division between the living and the non-living,'' choosing the field of study today termed molecular biology. In 1947, he accepted work at the Strangeways Laboratory that he later described as his "apprenticeship in biology." In 1949, Crick joined the Medical Research Council (MRC) as a Cavendish Laboratory scientist and, at age 33, once again became a graduate student. Four years later, he obtained his PhD from Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.

In 1949, Crick married Odile Speed (born 8-11-1920 in King's Lynn, Norfolk, daughter of a British jeweler, Alfred Valentine Speed, and a French mother, Marie-Therese Josephine Speed (nee Jaeger)). Odile was an art student at St. Martin's School of Art in London, in Paris, and was studying in Vienna when German troops entered that city. She served as a WREN (Women's Royal Naval Service) officer whose activities included driving trucks, code-breaking, and translating German documents. She met Francis in 1945 at the Admiralty. The Cricks lived in a small flat called the Green Door above a tobacconist shop in Cambridge. Their first daughter, Gabrielle, was born in 1951, followed by Jacqueline in 1954.

In 1952, Crick began his collaboration with James Watson that resulted in establishing the structure and function of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). Later, both would share the 1962 Nobel Prize in Medicine with Maurice Wilkins for these discoveries.

The Cricks traveled frequently around the globe to symposiums and to give lectures. He was a visiting lecturer at the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, Harvard University, UC Berkeley's virus laboratory, the University of Rochester, and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Crick was also, from almost its inception, a visiting fellow at the Salk Institute of Biological Sciences in La Jolla, CA each February. In 1960, funded partly by the Lasker Foundation Prize, the Crick's visited Mont Blanc and enjoyed a month-long stay in a Tangier villa. Often Crick would then travel on alone to a scientific meeting. Later, the Cricks would travel on speaking tours to Japan, Thailand, India, and vacation in Geneva, Zurich, Paris and French Polynesia. The family took up boating when Crick bought first a half-share of a 47-foot Sparkman & Stephens yacht, then later a Bertram power boat named the "Eye of Heaven." Vacations then regularly included the Greek Islands.

The year 1962 brought honors and promotions. Crick received the Nobel Prize and the family traveled to Stockholm, Sweden to attend the festivities including dinner with King Gustaf VI. At the MRC, Crick became a joint head of the newly founded MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology.

In the 1960s, Crick, along with Paul McCartney, Graham Greene and others collaborated to urge cannabis legal reform. Unafraid of controversy, Crick, an outspoken atheist and associated with various humanist organizations, sponsored an essay contest on what might be done with the Cambridge College chapels.

Nobel fame brought television, movie and book offers. In 1968, Watson published his best seller, the Double Helix. In the 1970s, Crick and Watson agreed to participate in the making of the documentary, DNA Story. In 1984, the BBC released Life Story, a 106-minute dramatic television program which was well-received in Britain and in America. In 1971, Crick and Leslie Orgel created the hypothesis of "directed Panspermia" (the idea that genetic materials may have been purposely spread by an advanced extraterrestrial civilization). This led to one of Crick's four books: Life Itself: Its Origin And Nature (1981). Crick wrote 130 published papers as well as three other books: Of Molecules And Men (1966), What Mad Pursuit (1988), and The Astonishing Hypothesis: The Scientific Search For The Soul (1994).

1976 marked the beginning of the family's transition to California. First, Crick visited during an eight-month sabbatical and then accepted Salk's offer to become the Kieckhefer Professor at the Institute. The Cricks moved to coastal California and later bought land eighty-five miles east in the desert town of Borrego Springs where he built a house and enjoyed desert gardening.

In 1994-1995, Crick served as President of the Salk Institute but resigned after having heart surgery in 1995. In 2001, Crick was diagnosed with colon cancer. He continued to work and was able to attend many of the functions associated with the 50th Anniversary of the double helix discovery. He died at age 88 on July 28, 2004.

Among the many honors beyond the Nobel Prize, Crick was awarded the Prix Charles Leopold Meyer, the Gairdner Foundation's Award of Merit, the Warren Triennial Prize Lecture, Foreign Honorary Membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, fellowships from UCL, Churchill College, Gonville and Caius College, and U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Royal Society, French Academy of Sciences and Irish Academy memberships.

Biographies include: M. Ridley, Francis Crick: Discoverer Of The Genetic Code (2006); P. Strathern, Crick, Watson, And DNA (1999); H. F. Judson, The Eighth Day Of Creation (expanded ed. 1996) and J. D. Watson, The Double Helix (1968).

Scope and Content of Collection

Accession processed in 2006

The personal papers of Francis Crick document the personal life of a noted biochemist and Nobel Prize winner and provide a glimpse of his social life and relationships with family, friends and colleagues. Largely a collection of correspondence dating from 1947 to 2005, the papers also contain personal documents, especially certificates and awards; small notebooks and appointment books (1946-2004); photographs of Francis and Odile, his wife, as well as friends and scientific colleagues; personal business files related to property and projects; film and television projects; writings of Crick and of others; and memorabilia collected over time; announcements and invitations, poems, portraits, newspaper clippings, receipts, wine lists, menus from events, and programs from scientific and theatrical events.

The papers are arranged in ten series: 1) CORRESPONDENCE, 2) BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIALS, 3) APPOINTMENT BOOKS, 4) NOTEBOOKS, 5) PHOTOGRAPHS, 6) SUBJECT FILES, 7) FILM AND TELEVISION PRODUCTIONS, 8) WRITINGS, 9) WRITINGS OF OTHERS, and 10) ORIGINALS OF PRESERVATION PHOTOCOPIES.

SERIES 1: CORRESPONDENCE

The CORRESPONDENCE series is arranged in three subseries: A) General, B) Unidentified, and C) Letters of Condolence.

A) The General subseries, arranged alphabetically, contains letters and greeting cards that date from 1947 to 2005. Family correspondence includes letters from his children, Michael, Gabrielle and Jacqueline; his wife Odile; as well as other relatives. The series includes a photocopy of Crick's March 19, 1953 letter to his son that explained the DNA discovery prior to Crick and Watson's publication in NATURE magazine in April of 1953. Other correspondence documents Crick's involvement with various humanist associations and fellow humanists such as C.P. Snow and a letter from Winston Churchill puzzling over Crick's stance regarding the building of a chapel at Churchill College, Cambridge. Included is correspondence with Crick's friend, mathematician Georg Kreisel, poet Michael McClure, historian Robert Olby, and scientists Max Perutz and Peter Pauling. Also included are letters from Edward C. Collingwood, a Royal Society fellow and mathematician, who was Crick's naval superior during the war years, and later a mentor; and artist Howard J. Morgan who drew Crick's portrait for the National Portrait Gallery in London.

B) The Unidentified subseries contains letters that lack a surname and are filed by first name.

C) The Letters of Condolence subseries is arranged alphabetically and contains letters and condolence cards received after Crick's death in 2004. Condolences were received from scientists around the globe, from other Nobel Prize recipients, as well as friends, neighbors, family, and dignitaries.

SERIES 2: BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIALS

The BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIALS series contains early student correspondence with Cambridge University regarding Crick's acceptance into a Ph.D program, passports (1945 - 2008), award certificates and membership cards, Oxford pince nez style eyeglasses and a wallet, announcements of Crick lectures and symposia participation, visa applications, and newspaper clippings about Crick.

SERIES 3: APPOINTMENT BOOKS

The APPOINTMENT BOOKS series contains forty-nine small pocket-sized appointment books with names, addresses, telephone numbers, appointment notations, miscellaneous laid-in notes, receipts and mailing paraphernalia.

SERIES 4: NOTEBOOKS

The NOTEBOOK series contains a small collection of pocket-sized notebooks with jottings, addresses and notes.

SERIES 5: PHOTOGRAPHS

Included in the PHOTOGRAPHS series are images of Francis and Odile, studio portrait photographs of Francis' mother, father and uncle, and group photographs with family and friends. Also included is a photograph of the RNA Tie Club, an informal group founded in 1954 by George Gamow. The club included Watson and Crick among its earliest members who engaged in informal conversation about the mystery of RNA. The series also includes a print of one of the now famous A.C. Barrington Brown photographs of Watson and Crick in 1953 with their double helix model.

SERIES 6: SUBJECT FILES

The SUBJECT FILES series contains files that document property, projects and vacations. The files document Crick's decision to come to the Salk Institute; residence property transactions in both the United Kingdom and the United States; family vacations and speaking tours; Crick's participation as director, scientific advisory board member and stock option owner of SIBIA Neurosciences, Inc., a corporation established in 1981 by the Salk Institute. Also included are collected memorabilia such as invitations to attend events and Crick theme parties, menus and wine lists, newspaper clippings and magazine articles of interest to Crick, receipts, as well as advertisements in which Crick was a participant, poems, mathematical examinations, and theatrical and other event programs.

SERIES 7: FILM AND TELEVISION PRODUCTIONS

Included in the FILM AND TELEVISION PRODUCTIONS series are files regarding Crick's 1970s involvement in the filming of two documentaries (one for educational use with first year students, one for a lay audience) about DNA entitled, DNA Story. The lay audience version was later shown in the United States, on a March 7, 1976 NOVA public television broadcast entitled, The Race For The Double Helix with author Isaac Asimov as narrator. There were discussions of another unrealized film project entitled, The Genetic Code. Additional files document Crick's participation in the making of and reactions to the 1984 BBC-produced drama Life Story with Jeff Goldblum as Watson and Tim Pigott-Smith as Crick which was later marketed in the United States as The Race For The Double Helix. Another project includes a Christopher Wood screenplay and correspondence featuring legal and financial discussions with Laurence P. Bachmann regarding an unrealized film project entitled, Double Helix.

SERIES 8: WRITINGS

Included in the WRITINGS series are drafts and outlines in preparation of lectures and papers dealing with various scientific subjects including molecular biology, consciousness, neurobiology, the visual cortex, science and religion, and dream theories. Also included are Crick tributes to his friend, Sydney Brenner, notes on Jacob Bronowski, and a proposal prepared at the end of World War II regarding employing German scientists.

SERIES 9: WRITINGS OF OTHERS

The WRITING OF OTHERS series contains articles and advertisements featuring or quoting Crick including articles commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the double helix discovery in 1993, articles about Crick's family, Linus Pauling's 85th birthday celebration, Sydney Brenner's 2002 Nobel Prize, and an article about James D. Watson's tenure as head of the Human Genome Project at the National Institute of Health. The series also includes scientific reprints, a book review of Crick's What Mad Pursuit, and numerous poems mentioning or inscribed to Crick.

SERIES 10: ORIGINALS OF PRESERVATION PHOTOCOPIES

The ORIGINALS OF PRESERVATION PHOTOCOPIES series contains the originals of brittle or high acid content documents that have been photocopied.

Accession processed in 2007

The accession processed in 2007 adds correspondence to the collection, the bulk from family members and friends, as well as a small amount of additional condolence correspondence received by Odile Crick after Crick's death on July 28, 2004. Also included are two writings by Crick, a metal model in a double helix shape, portraits and photographs, and miscellaneous materials related to Odile Crick, who died on July 5, 2007.

The accession is arranged in four series: 11) CORRESPONDENCE, 12) CONDOLENCE CORRESPONDENCE, 13) MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS, and 14) ODILE CRICK MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS.

SERIES 11: CORRESPONDENCE

The CORRESPONDENCE series contains letters from four generations of the Crick family (including Crick's mother, aunts, cousins, and grandchildren) as well as from numerous long-time personal friends including: Sumi Adachi, Eprime Eshag, Jan Ellison, Pauline Finbow, John Gayer-Anderson, Patsy Lambe, Peter Lawrence and Brigitta Haraldson, Robin Marris, Francoise and Dominic Michaelis, Walter and Judy Rosenblith, Gunter and Mirji Sachs, Kirsti Simonsuuri, Vanji Thorgerson, and Edith Weisz. The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by last name.

SERIES 12: CONDOLENCE CORRESPONDENCE

The CONDOLENCE CORRESPONDENCE series contains one folder with approximately 25 sympathy cards and letters received by Odile Crick in late-2004 and 2005. The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by last name.

SERIES 13: MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS

The MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS series contains biographical materials such as Crick's alien registration card (1976); an invitation to a reception on Queen Elizabeth's yacht (1983); pen and ink portraits of Crick by his wife, Odile; photographs of Crick and others; writings by Crick; and a small metal model shaped into the double helix shape.

SERIES 14: ODILE CRICK MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS

The ODILE CRICK MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS series contains appointment calendars kept by Mrs. Crick (1953, 1990-1996, 1999-2007); a notebook of expenses associated with her art; the printed card she used to respond to the voluminous amount of condolence correspondence she received after Cricks' death, a printed memorial card (featuring one of her watercolors) and photocopied newspaper obituaries printed after her own death on July 5, 2007.

Accession processed in 2006

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CORRESPONDENCE

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Box Folder Oversize
1 1 A - Miscellaneous.
1 2 Adachi, Sumi, 1972 - 2001.
1 3 Allen, Robert F. Jr.
1 4 American Public Health Association, Inc., 1960.
1 5 Andrade, E.N. Da C., 1950 - 1968.
Former professor.
1 6 Arrhenius, Gustaf, 1986.
1 7 Azar, Mandana, 1989.
1 8 B - Miscellaneous.
1 9 Bachmann, Lawrence P., 1988 - 2002.
1 10 Barnet, Leslie M., 1983 - 2002.
1 11 Bates, David R., 1972 - 1975.
1 12 Bearman, L.
1 13 Beatty, Countess Diane, 1969 - 1970.
1 14 Bendell, Alfred G., 1990 - 2002.
1 15 Benirschke, Kurt, 1994 - 1995.
[See also First Thursday Club correspondence.]
1 16 Blackburn, Derek.
1 17 Bogen, Joseph, 1995 - 1996.
1 18 Bonnaud, Evelyne, 1988 - 1998.
1 19 Borucka, Alina, 1968.
1 20 Bouratinos, E., 1974 - 1992.
1 21 Brachet, J., 1975.
1 22 Braitenberg, Carla and Zeno, 1971.
1 23 Braxton, Maria Lang, 1972 - 2001.
1 24 British Broadcasting Corporation, 1953 - 1975.
Includes outline of the program "Genetics" with Crick.
1 25 British Humanist Association, 1963 - 1969.
Contains correspondence regarding essay prize sponsored by Crick on the subject, "What can be done with College Chapels." Includes correspondence from E.M. Forster, who consented to be a judge and urged that Crick's sponsorship not be anonymous, a typescript of the winning essay, and newspaper photographs of the winner, P.J. Lewis.
1 26 Bronowski, Jacob, 1964 - 1974.
1 27 Bruce, J., 1960.
1 28 Bryan, Felicity.
1 29 Buracas, Elena, 1997.
1 30 C - Miscellaneous.
1 31 Cambridge Humanists, 1955 - 1974.
1 32 Cambridge Philosophical Society, 1948 - 1954.
1 33 CAMBRIDGE REVIEW, 1966 - 1974.
1 34 Cambridge Sports Hall Appeal, 1971 - 1972.
1 35 Cambridge University Jewish Society, 1967.
1 36 Cameron, Marie, 1976.
1 37 Chen, Carton W., 1976 - 1977.
Contains typescript manuscript of Chen's "A Quadruplex DNA Model and its Biological Significance," an inscribed copy of a revised version entitled, "Quadruplex Models for Palindromic DNA and Recombining DNA," correspondence, and a photocopy reprint of Stewart McGavin's "Models of Specifically Paired Like (Homologous) Nucleic Acid Structures."
1 38 Chernin, L.S., 1971.
1 39 Christensen, Milane.
1 40 Chu, Barbara, 1967.
2 1 Churchhill College, Cambridge, 1960 - 1976.
Contains letter dated October 9, 1961 from Winston Churchill questioning Crick's objection to the building of a chapel at the college.
2 2 Churchland, Patricia and Paul, 1991 - 2004.
2 3 Cohen, Becky, 1992 - 2001.
2 4 Cohn, Judith D., 1974.
2 5 Colinvaux, Raoul, 1948 - 1962.
Legal correspondent of THE TIMES (London) and school friend (Mill Hill).
2 6 Collingwood, Edward, 1947 - 1966.
2 7 Cooper, Judith.
2 8 Cornish, Elizabeth, 1947 - 1977.
2 9 Cornish, Peter J., 1955 - 1989.
2 10 Cotton, Peter B., 1975.
2 11 Cowan, Pauline, 1948 - 1984.
2 12 Crick, Annie Elizabeth (mother).
Contains last will and testament and newspaper death notice.
2 13 Crick, Anthony Foster (brother), 1949 - 1959.
2 14 Crick, Anthony Foster - Estate, 1963 - 1971.
Includes correspondence and deed of settlement.
2 15 Crick, Anthony Frederick, 1978.
Contains correspondence from doctor who inadvertently received correspondence meant for Crick's brother.
2 16 Crick, Arthur (uncle), 1951 - 1955.
2 17 Crick, Bernard.
2 18 Crick, David (nephew), 1972 - 1973.
2 19 Crick, Francis.
Drafts of letters.
2 20 Crick, Gabrielle (daughter), 1963 - 2004.
2 21 Crick, Harry.
Includes funeral program, obituary note and eulogy by Rev. Owen Butler.
2 22 Crick, Jacqueline (daughter), 1967 - 2003.
2 23 Crick, Kindra (grandaughter), 2004.
Contains photograph of Francis and Kindra.
2 24 Crick, Michael Francis Compton (son), 1951 - 1984.
Contains photocopies of letters from father to son explaining DNA double helix discovery prior to its publication in NATURE.
2 25 Crick, Odile (wife), 1947 - 1959.
3 1 Crick, Odile (wife), 1960 - 1989.
3 2 Crick, Odile (wife).
Undated.
3 3 Crick, Walter Drawbridge (grandfather) (1857-1903).
Obituary note.
3 4 Crockett, Freda, 1968.
3 5 Crombie, A.C., 1961.
3 6 Crosfield, John F., 1994 - 1995.
3 7 D - Miscellaneous.
3 8 Danielli, Jim.
3 9 Darking, June, 1990.
3 10 De Sanctis, Rodolfo, 1965 - 1973.
3 11 Delbruck, Manny.
3 12 Delta Squared V Club.
3 13 Dickins, Winifred (paternal aunt), 1949 - 1985.
3 14 Dodd, Ruth Doreen (first wife), 1959 - 1996.
3 15 Dougall, Bob, 1948 - 1973.
BBC radio and television reporter.
3 16 Douglas L. January, 1952 - 1959.
Cambridge real estate agent for the purchase and sale of the Portugal Place residence and regarding land at Barton Road. [See also Residence file in Series 6 Subject Files].
3 17 Dubinin, N.P.
3 18 Duncan, Ronald, 1968 - 1978.
Contains manuscript of poem entitled, "Man (Chapter 2)," dedicated to Francis Crick. Includes correspondence with Miranda Weston-Smith, Duncan's collaborator and editor of Duncan's letters and an annotated typescript of Crick's contribution to THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF IGNORANCE entitled, "Developmental Biology."
3 19 Duthie, Graeme, 1992.
3 20 E - Miscellaneous.
3 21 Eckhart, Walter.
ca. 1970s. Contains photocopies of reprints of Harumi Kasamatsu, Donald L. Robertson and Jerome Vinogard on mitochondrial DNA.
3 22 Egon, N.R., 1950 - 1952.
3 23 Ellison, Jan, 1952.
3 24 Elworthy, Frank W., 1972.
3 25 Empedocles, Louise, 1968.
3 26 Eshag, Eprime, 1956 - 1998.
3 27 F - Miscellaneous.
3 28 Faber and Faber, Ltd., 1960.
3 29 Fairchild, B.M., 1967.
3 30 Farrar, Kent.
3 31 Fay, [?] Amy, 1947.
3 32 Few and Kester, Solicitors, 1959.
3 33 Finbow, Pauline, 1968 - 2003.
3 34 First Thursday Club, 1989 - 2004.
Contains correspondence regarding dinner and discussion group of which Crick was a founding member along with S. Lakoff, L. Orgel, E. Schneour and C. Thomas. [See also Charles A. Thomas correspondence.]
3 35 Fondazione, Carlo Erba, 1974 - 1976.
3 36 Fost, Harold and family, 1988 - 2002.
3 37 Fouracre, Ronald, 1947 - 1973.
[See also DNA STORY under Series 7 - Film and Television Productions series.]
3 38 Fox, Wilfred, 1967 - 1972.
3 39 Fraser of Londsdale, Lord, 1971 - 1973.
3 40 G - Miscellaneous.
3 41 Gamow, Geo, 1954.
3 42 Gampell, M.S., 1971.
3 43 Gayer-Anderson, John.
3 44 FB44701 Gaynor, Christopher, 1976 - 1977.
Contains photocopy of musical score entitled, "Ancestors" with inscription to Crick, dated 1977. Includes photocopy of a song entitled, "Ear-Songs" also inscribed to Crick, dated 1976.
3 45 Gold, Tommy.
3 46 Goldberg, Milton, 1970.
3 47 Golob, Paul, 1989.
3 48 Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, 1950 - 1976.
4 1 Gottesfeld, Joel, 1977.
4 2 Gray, James, 1960.
4 3 Gray, Pam, 1948 - 1974.
4 4 Green, Alfred Rozelaar, 2002.
4 5 Grey, Henrietta, 1973.
4 6 Gunn, Betty, 1952 - 1999.
4 7 Guppy, Shusha, 1967 - 1969.
Contains program of the Molecule Club's performance of "Why What Now" performed at the Mermaid Theatre, ca. 1968. The Club's aim was to stage performances "to awaken the interest of children" to science.
4 8 Gutfreund, Herbert, 1951 - 1989.
4 9 H - Miscellaneous.
4 10 Haitinger, Anne Marie, 1956 - 1958.
"Former au pair girl to the Crick family in Cambridge, probably 1955-1956" [supplied by Robert Olby].
4 11 Hamilton, Hamish, 1964.
4 12 Hamilton, Leonard D., 1967 - 1972.
4 13 Hammond, Edie, 1948.
4 14 Henderson, Judith, 1966 - 1967.
4 15 Hendler, Sheldon Saul, 1988.
4 16 Hensman, Jackson, and Chamberlain, 1949.
4 17 Hockey and Son, 1959.
4 18 Holdra, Judy, 1960.
4 19 Hollander, John, 1968.
Contains reprint of poem entitled "Five Shaped Poems," a signed and autographed typescript of "Midwinter Leaves," and "A Shape of Life" inscribed "for Francis Crick."
4 20 Houser, John, 1998 - 2000.
American painter and sculpter who sculpted bust of Crick.
4 21 Hughes, Arthur and Shirley, 1949 - 1952.
4 22 Hunt, John.
4 23 Hurter, Roxane de, 1994.
4 24 Huxley, Andrew, 1960.
4 25 Huxley, Hugh, 2000 - 2001.
Contains photocopy of newspaper article about the sale of Crick papers from the DAILY TELEGRAPH dated December 6, 2001.
4 26 I - Miscellaneous.
4 27 Institut Pasteur, 1958.
Contains program listing Crick as a presenter on "Relations entre prophage et chromosome bacterien. Transduction." In French.
4 28 International Committee for the Liberation of Dr. M. Stern.
4 29 J - Miscellaneous.
4 30 JBS Associates Limited, 1974.
4 31 Jagannathan, Suchitra, 1987 - 1988.
4 32 Johnston, Kimball, 1968.
4 33 Jonak, Jim.
Undated.
4 34 Jukes, Thomas H., 1971 - 1996.
4 35 Jumsai, Sumet, 1985 - 2000.
4 36 K - Miscellaneous.
4 37 Kapitza Club, 1951 - 1957.
4 38 Karstens, Renee, 1960 - 1963.
"French au pair for the Cricks in Cambridge." [supplied by Odile Crick].
4 39 Kendrew, John, 1951 - 1977.
4 40 Kent, R.L., 1972.
4 41 Khorana, Har Gobind, 1989 - 1995.
4 42 Kings College, Cambridge, 1961 - 1974.
4 43 Kingscote-Billinge, L., 1974.
4 44 Kirkpatrick, Susan, 1999.
4 45 Kirsti-Simomsuuri, Kiti, 1981 - 2004.
4 46 Klima, Ed and Ursula Bellugi-Klima, 1982.
4 47 Klug, Aaron, 1976 - 1977.
Part 1. Includes correspondence, handwritten notes, memorandum, diagrams, and photographs regarding the structure of chromatin (a complex of DNA and protein found inside the nuclei of eukaryotic cells.)
5 1 Klug, Aaron, 1977 - 2004.
Part 2. Contains correspondence, photographs, memorandum, and reprint photocopies. Includes Klug's Heineken Prize Lecture dated April 28, 1979 and reprint of Klug's "The Discovery of the DNA Double Helix," published in the JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, January 2004, with Crick's typescript comments.
5 2 Kornberg, Arthur, 1996.
5 3 Kreisel, Georg, 1947 - 1955.
5 4 Kreisel, Georg, 1956 - 1980.
5 5 Kreisel, Georg, 1981 - 1988.
5 6 Kreisel, Georg, 1990.
5 7 Kreisel, Georg, 1991.
5 8 Kreisel, Georg, 1992.
5 9 Kreisel, Georg, 1993.
5 10 Kreisel, Georg, 1994.
6 1 Kreisel, Georg, 1995.
6 2 Kreisel, Georg, 1996.
January - June.
6 3 Kreisel, Georg, 1996.
July - December.
6 4 Kreisel, Georg, 1997.
6 5 Kreisel, Georg, 1998.
6 6 Kreisel, Georg, 1999 - 2003.
6 7 Kreisel, Georg.
Undated.
6 8 L - Miscellaneous.
6 9 La Jolla Country Day School, 1982 - 1983.
Contains photocopy of newspaper article regarding Crick's appearance at the school.
6 10 Lane, Miriam, 1973.
6 11 Lappi, Darlene and Doug, 1984 - 1995.
6 12 Lawrence, Peter and Birgitta Haraldson, 1985 - 1995.
6 13 Leicester Secular Society, 1972 - 1973.
6 14 Leith, Peter, 1972.
6 15 Levitt, Michael, 1977.
Contains correspondence regarding Levitt's computational work on the structure of DNA including graphs and tables.
6 16 Lewis, Carol M., 1968.
6 17 Little, Barbara and Bert.
6 18 Logothetis, Nikos and Yanna.
ca. 1990s.
7 1 Loulken, Sheila, 1951.
7 2 Luskin, Marla B., 1986 - 1999.
7 3 Luzzati, Vittorio.
7 4 M - Miscellaneous.
7 5 Maddox, John, 1973 - 1974.
7 6 Marr, David, 1978 - 1979.
Contains handwritten and carbon copy typescripts of Crick replies.
7 7 Marrian, D.H., 1972.
7 8 Marris, Robin, 1991 - 1994.
7 9 Maskell, Jennifer, 1968 - 1970.
Former secretary at MRC Laboratory, Cambridge [supplied by Odile Crick].
7 10 Matthews, M., 1972.
7 11 May, Mona, 1958.
7 12 McClure, Michael, 1965.
Contains "Dream Table."
7 13 McClure, Michael, 1969.
Contains a poem entitled "The Surge," a bound book signed for Francis Crick.
7 14 McClure, Michael, 1970 - 1971.
Includes a photocopy of the poem "Xes" with the first page inscribed to Crick.
7 15 McClure, Michael, 1974.
Contains correspondence regarding a symposium on McClure, a handwritten and typewritten paper by Crick on McClure entitled, "The Poetry of Michael McClure: A Scientist's View" and a copy of MARGINS that contains the symposium papers.
7 16 McClure, Michael.
Undated. Includes photocopy of the poem "We."
7 17 McClure, Michael.
Undated. Includes broadside poem entitled, "Oh Accident."
7 18 McClure, Michael.
Undated. Includes photocopy of the poem "Listen, Lawrence, It's Time to Re-Figure."
7 19 McClure, Michael, 1978 - 2005.
Contains typescript of "Antechamber" inscribed to Francis Crick.
7 20 McClure, Michael, 1978.
Contains pamphlet poem entitled, "Letter."
7 21 McClure, Michael, 1979 - 1980.
Contains correspondence and announcements of poetry readings.
7 22 McClure, Michael, 1980.
Contains broadside poem entitled, "Little Ode."
7 23 McClure, Michael, 1981.
Contains printed copy of POETRY FLASH, No. 94, featuring a photograph of Gregory Corso and Michael McClure from the Bandaged Poet Series.
7 24 McClure, Michael, 1986 - 1987.
Contains photocopy of broadside entitled, "Miracle or Crime: The Whole Man Swears, 'I'm here and Born of Fear that Wears the Teeth of Bravery'."
7 25 McClure, Michael, 1987 - 1991.
7 26 FB44701 McClure, Michael, 1988.
Oversized material. Contains broadside entitled, "Berkeley Song" with inscription to Francis and Odile Crick.
7 27 McClure, Michael.
Undated. Contains a flyer announcement of a McClure and Ray Manzarek poetry reading.
7 28 McClure, Michael, 1992.
Contains pamphlet poem entitled, "Rain Haiku" with an additional handwritten poem and McClure's signature.
7 29 McClure, Michael, 2000.
Contains announcement of reading at La Jolla Cultural Society.
7 30 McClure, Michael, 2003 - 2005.
Contains correspondence and copy of poem entitled, "Double Moire: for Francis Crick," and broadside of poem, "November Hillside."
7 31 MC00602 McClure, Michael, 1958 - 1972.
Oversized materials. Contains broadside of "Peyote Poem," photocopy of article "Moments Freed from Time," published in PERSPECTIVES (1998), a poetry reading annoucement for "Polymorphous Pirates" at the Magic Theatre in Berkeley, and a broadside poem entitled, "A Canon for Francis Crick," authored and signed by Michael C. Ford.
7 32 McQuillen, Kenneth, 1962 - 1974.
7 33 Medawar, Peter, 1967.
7 34 Medical Research Council, 1951 - 1995.
7 35 Miller, Elaine, 1968.
7 36 Mitchison, Graeme, 2003 - 2004.
Contains reprint of article entitled, "Theory in Biology: Happy days here again?" for CURRENT BIOLOGY that Mitchison wrote and Crick's reply.
7 37 Mitchison, Murdoch, 1950 - 1953.
7 38 Moore, Ruth, 1960 - 1976.
7 39 Mor, Antonio, 1949 - 1950.
7 40 Morgan, Howard, 1980 - 1999.
Contains correspondence regarding Morgan's portrait of Crick, a gallery exhibition program, invitations, and brochures.
7 41 Morison, Patt, 1994.
8 1 Mosley, John, 1972 - 1995.
8 2 N - Miscellaneous.
8 3 Narda, Fatimah, 1976.
8 4 National Human Genome Research Institute, 2003.
Contains email and agendas regarding Crick's involvement in "Scientific Symposium: From Double Helix to Human Sequence - and Beyond," and "Bringing the Genome to You."
8 5 Neville, Helen, 1988 - 1993.
8 6 Nobel Prize Committees. Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences, 1967.
8 7 Noll, Christopher J., 1972.
8 8 Noll, Hans, 1972 - 2003.
8 9 Nottingham and Notts Humanist Group, 1967.
8 10 O - Miscellaneous.
8 11 Olby, Robert, 1970 - 2003.
Contains photocopy of a June 23, 1970 letter from Linus Pauling commenting on facts in an Olby article draft and two photographic prints of the "198A repeat" by Zalin and Spei [?].
8 12 Oppenheimer, Steve, 1988.
8 13 Orgel, Alice, 1959 - 1975.
8 14 Orgel, Leslie, 1963 - 1971.
8 15 Orion Society.
8 16 Orr, M.H.L., 1961.
8 17 Oster, Gerald, 1986 - 1992.
8 18 O'Sullivan, Valerie, 1991 - 1998.
8 19 P - Miscellaneous.
8 20 Parnes, Vera, 1972.
8 21 Paterson, David.
8 22 Pauling, Linus, 1954 - 1961.
8 23 Pauling, Peter, 1993 - 2000.
8 24 Perham, Richard, 1967 - 1974.
8 25 Perutz, Max and family, 1958 - 2003.
Contains reprint from the NEW YORKER dated October 7, 1993 of Perutz' review of book on Leo Szilard and correspondence from Perutz' daughter, Vivien, and son, Robin, after his death.
8 26 Petitto, Laura, 1987 - 1990.
8 27 Petrova, Marina, 1971.
8 28 Pfeiffer, John, 1959.
8 29 PLAYBOY MAGAZINE, 1968 - 1971.
8 30 Plowden, Julian.
8 31 Pohl, William, 1977 - 1981.
8 32 Pollen, Dan, 1995.
8 33 Pontecorvo, G., 1957 - 1971.
8 34 Pope, Frances L., 1989.
8 35 Popham, Theresa.
8 36 Popper, Karl, 1976.
8 37 Prezenick, George.
8 38 R - Miscellaneous.
8 39 Raacke, Dorothea, 1961.
8 40 Raacke, I.D., 1977.
Contains photocopied typescript entitled, "Protein Hormones and the Eukaryotic Genome," and a reprint of "The Die is Cast: I am Going Home: The Appointment of Herbert McLean Evans as Head of Anatomy at Berkeley."
8 41 RELEASE, 1972.
Cannibis law reform organization.
8 42 Rich, Alexander, 1967.
8 43 Ridley, Matt and Anya, 1994 - 2002.
Crick biographer.
8 44 Rinaldini, Luis M., 1950 - 1999.
8 45 Robertson, A.J., 1976.
8 46 Rodley, G.A., 1977.
9 1 Roller-Massar, Ann, 1957 - 1974.
9 2 Rosenblith, Walter, 1960 - 1971.
9 3 Roskies, Adina, 1989 - 1995.
9 4 Rothschild, Lord, 1973.
9 5 Royal Society, 1972 - 1978.
9 6 S - Miscellaneous.
9 7 Saint-Phalle, Niki de, 1997 - 2001.
9 8 Salk, Jonas, 1964.
Contains telegram advising Crick of Leo Szilard's death.
9 9 Sanderson, Ruth and Barbara, 1947 - 1948.
9 10 Savidis, George, 1951 - 1954.
9 11 Schneefuss, Fanny, 1956.
9 12 Schubert, Dave, 1996.
9 13 Sejnowski, Beatrice and Terry, 1990.
Includes manuscript draft prayer for wedding service by Crick.
9 14 Sharman, C. (aunt), 1960.
9 15 Shoma, Luu.
9 16 Siegelmann, Hava, 1996 - 2000.
9 17 Simonsuuri, Kirsti, 1973 - 1988.
9 18 Simonsuuri, Kirsti, 1989 - 2003.
9 19 Sirtori, Carlo, 1986 - 1991.
9 20 Snow, Charles P. (Lord and Lady), 1959 - 1973.
Contains annotated carbon copy typescript of Snow's "The Two Cultures: Another Look," dated August 15, 1963 and the 1959 reprint of "The Two Cultures and The Scientific Revolution."
9 21 Solomon, A.K., 1972.
9 22 Society for Visiting Scientists, 1948 - 1949.
9 23 Southwell, Corinna Clover Felicity, 1959.
9 24 Speed, Marie-Therese (Odile's mother), 1949 - 1951.
9 25 Speed, Philippe and Marguerite (Odile's brother), 1993.
9 26 St. Catharine's Cumberland Lodge, 1961 - 1967.
9 27 Starr, Chuck M., 1971 - 1972.
9 28 Stein, Jean, 1994.
Editor of GRAND STREET, poetry magazine founded in 1981 by Ben Sonnenberg and ceased publication in 2004.
9 29 Steiner, Ursula and Ted, 1974.
9 30 Stent, Gunther Siegmund, 1959 - 1998.
9 31 Stoffel, Max, 1960.
9 32 Stoker, Michael G.P., 1971.
10 1 Stranton, Betty, 1978 - 1990.
10 2 Suginoma, Yukiko, 1988.
10 3 T - Miscellaneous.
10 4 Taylor, Geoffrey.
10 5 Temberly, Neville, 1959.
10 6 Thomas, Charles A., 1985 - 1995.
[See also First Thursday Club correspondence].
10 7 Thompson, W.D.R., 1971.
10 8 Thornton, Helene, 1987 - 1994.
Contains photographs of her artwork.
10 9 TIMES, THE, 1973 - 1976.
Contains correspondence from various journalists and article photocopies in regard to a future obituary of Maurice Wilkins for which Crick comments were solicited.
10 10 Tirado, Lidia, 1987.
10 11 Todd, Alexander.
10 12 Tomlin, E.W.F.
10 13 Tonegawa, Mayumi Yoshinari, 1995 - 1996.
10 14 Trudgian, Jenny, 1967 - 1972.
10 15 Tsaner, R., 1971.
10 16 Tupp, Sue Ervin, 1960.
10 17 U - Miscellaneous.
10 18 Union Society, Cambridge, 1967 - 1975.
10 19 University College London, 1949 - 1968.
10 20 University of Cambridge, 1953 - 1976.
10 21 University of Leicester, 1972.
10 22 University of York, 1973.
10 23 Unwin, Janet, 1972 - 1993.
10 24 V - Miscellaneous.
10 25 Vick, Elizabeth, 1957 - 1975.
10 26 Vidman, D.B., 1949.
10 27 Vokes, Rachel, 1992 - 1994.
10 28 W - Miscellaneous.
10 29 Walden, Leonard, 1972.
10 30 Waring, Mike J., 1978.
10 31 Wassmuth, James, 1977.
10 32 Watson, James D., 1953 - 2003.
Includes typescript photocopy of nominations of Seymour Benzer, Sidney Brenner, and Charles Yanofsky for the Nobel Prize written by Watson and a March 12, 1970 typescript nominating Sydney Brenner for the Gregor Mendel Medal, possibly written by Crick.
10 33 Webb, Sarah Mae, 1971 - 1972.
10 34 Wiggins, Jim.
10 35 Wilkins and Darking, Ltd., 1968.
10 36 Wilkins, Ethel M. (aunt), 1949 - 1971.
10 37 Wilkins, June (cousin).
10 38 Wilkins, Maurice H.F., 1954 - 2004.
10 39 Wilkins, Michael, 1951 - 1956.
10 40 Wilkins, Philip (cousin), 1969.
10 41 Williams, Carl, 1973.
10 42 Williams, Hans, 1966.
10 43 Williams, Ronald, 1971 - 1994.
10 44 Winhart, Olive, 1950.
10 45 Wittet, Peggy, 1948 - 1994.
10 46 Wolfenden, Joan, 1994.
10 47 Wolkonsky, Peter, 1995.
10 48 Wright, Alex, 1995.
10 49 Wright, H. Dudley, 1988.
10 50 Wulff, Erich, 1964.
Contains correspondence from doctor who was a member of West German medical mission in Vietnam.
10 51 Yates, Elaine, 1980.
10 52 Yianilos, Kerry, 1993.
10 53 Yoon, Myong G., 1977.
Includes curriculum vitae and research plans.
11 1 Z - Miscellaneous.
11 2 Zelenin, Alexander.
11 3 Zhang, Shuguang, 2003 - 2004.

Unidentified

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11 4 A - Firstname.
11 5 B - Firstname.
11 6 C - Firstname.
11 7 D - Firstname.
11 8 E - Firstname.
11 9 F - Firstname.
11 10 G - Firstname.
11 11 H - Firstname.
11 12 J - Firstname.
11 13 K - Firstname.
11 14 L - Firstname.
11 15 M - Firstname.
11 16 N - Firstname.
11 17 O - Firstname.
11 18 P - Firstname.
11 19 R - Firstname.
11 20 S - Firstname.
11 21 V - Firstname.
11 22 Unidentified.

Letters of Condolence

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11 23 Condolence letter list, 2004.
Contains list used by Odile Crick to respond to condolences.
11 24 A - Miscellaneous.
Contains correspondence from Bruce Alberts, President, National Academy of Sciences; John Allman, California Institute of Technology neuroscientist; Gustaf Arrhenius, Scripps Institution of Oceanography oceanographer; and Professor Jan Atkinson, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College, London.
11 25 B - Miscellaneous.
Contains correspondence from Horace Barlow, British visual neuroscientist; Seymour Benzer, neuroscientist, California Institute of Technology; May Brenner (wife of longtime friend and scientific collaborator, Sydney Brenner); and Mark Bretscher, cell biologist, Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge.
11 26 C - Miscellaneous.
Contains correspondence from Melvin Cohn, Salk Institute founding and resident Fellow; Edythe Crosfield (widow of John); and John Cairns, physician, molecular biologist and director of the Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory (1963 - 1968).
11 27 D - Miscellaneous.
Contains correspondence from Derek Denton, physiologist, educator and research director of the Howard Florey Institute of Experimental Physiology and Medicine; Paul Doty, Mallinckrodt Professor of Biochemistry, Harvard; and William F. Dove, George Streisinger Professor of Experimental Biology, University of Wisconsin, McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research.
11 28 E - Miscellaneous.
Contains correspondence from Gerald Edelman, 1972 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for work on the immune system.
11 29 F - Miscellaneous.
Contains correspondence from United States Senator Diane Feinstein of California.
11 30 G - Miscellaneous.
Contains correspondence from the Gairdner Foundation; Francoise Gilot-Salk; Richard Gregory, Emeritus Professor of Neuropsychology at the University of Bristol; and Roger Guillemin, 1977 Nobel Prize for Medicine for discoveries concerning hormone peptide production in the brain.
11 31 H - Miscellaneous.
Contains correspondence from Dr. Leonard D. Hamilton; Robert Haselkorn, Chemistry, University of Chicago; neuroscientist Stephen Heineman; Mahlon Hoagland, molecular biologist and co-discoverer of transfer RNA; Robin Holliday, discoverer of the RNA-related Holliday Junction; David H. Hubel, 1981 Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning the visual system; and Hugh Huxley, British biologist and humanist.
11 32 I - Miscellaneous.
Contains correspondence from Vernon M. Ingram, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, known as the "father of molecular medicine."
11 33 J - Miscellaneous.
Contains correspondence from Francois Jacob, 1965 Nobel Prize for discoveries of the genetic control of enzyme and virus synthesis; and Sumet Jumsai, Thai architect and author. Includes photocopies of photographs of Crick and film director Roman Polanski at a dinner party in Thailand, ca. 1981.
11 34 K - Miscellaneous.
Contains correspondence from Dr. Harvey J. Karten; Jerome Kohlberg, Chairman, Salk Institute; Arthur Kornberg, 1959 Nobel Prize for discovery of the mechanisms in the biological synthesis of DNA and RNA; Crick's longtime friend and mathematician Georg Kreisel; and Samuel Krimm, Department of Physics and Biophysics, University of Michigan.
11 35 L - Miscellaneous.
Contains correspondence from Doug Lappi, University of California, San Diego biologist; Peter A. Lawrence, Medical Research Council, Cambridge; E.S. Lennox, Ludwig Institute of Cancer Research; and Richard Lerner, President, Scripps Research Institute.
12 1 M - Miscellaneous.
Contains correspondence from author Brenda Maddox; Dr. Nina V. and Dominic Michaelis; mathematician Graeme Mitchison with typescript of article, "Francis Crick (1916-2004): Recollections by Graeme Mitchison," published in the JOURNAL OF GENETICS, 2005; and artist Howard J. Morgan.
12 2 N - Miscellaneous.
Contains correspondence from Peter M. Narins, University of California, Los Angeles Auditory Science Lab; and psychoanalyst Dr. Maryam Razavi and husband Howard Newman.
12 3 O - Miscellaneous.
Contains correspondence from George A. Ojemann, Professor of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Steven B. Oppenheimer, Center for Cancer and Experimental Biology, California State University, Northridge.
12 4 P - Miscellaneous.
Contains correspondence from Richard Perham, Master, St. John's College, Cambridge; Robin and Vivien Perutz, son and daughter of Max Perutz; and Salk Institute fellow, Tony Hunter, Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory.
12 5 R - Miscellaneous.
Contains correspondence from ecological artist, Aviva Rahmani; Dr. Joe W. Ramsdell, Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Crick personal physician; Matt Ridley, Crick biographer; Professor Judy Rosenblith (widow of Massachustts Institute of Technology provost and brain researcher Walter A. Rosenblith); and Dr. Adina Roskies, Dartmouth neurophilospher.
12 6 S - Miscellaneous.
Contains correspondence from mathematician and photographer Gunter Sachs; author and neurologist Oliver Sacks; Jonathan and Peter Salk (sons of Jonas); brain theorist Gordon Shaw; Elie A. Shneour, President, Biosystems Research Institute; and Salk Institute senior member Larry Swanson, and wife, Neely, romance language scholar and translator.
12 7 T - Miscellaneous.
Contains correspondence from Dr. Charles A. Thomas, Jr., Mayo Clinic; Glauco P. Tocchini-Valentini, Institute of Cell Biology, National Research Council of Italy; and artist Millicent Tomkins.
12 8 V - Miscellaneous.
12 9 W - Miscellaneous.
Contains correspondence from Geoffrey M. Wahl, Salk Institute's Gene Expression Laboratory with Dr. Barbara Parker, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Rebecca and John Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego; and author Gina Wright.
12 10 Z - Miscellaneous.
Contains correspondence from neurobiologist Semir Zeki, University College, London; and Shuguang Zhang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center of Biomedical Engineering.

BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIALS

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12 11 80th Birthday Celebration, 1996.
12 12 FB44701 Announcement, Brain Sciences, 1983.
Oversized material. Printed announcement of Crick lecture entitled, "Thinking About the Brain" as part of the Distinquished Lecture Series in the Brain Sciences offered by Whitaker College of Health Sciences, Technology and Management, held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on September 22, 1983.
12 13 Announcements and invitations, 1948 - 1989.
Part 1. Contains announcement for a Cambridge speech Crick gave in the 1950s (prior to receiving his Ph.D.) and a memorial program for Alfred Valentine Speed (Odile Crick's father).
12 14 Announcements and invitations, 1990 - 2003.
Part 2. Contains memorial program for Jonas Salk.
12 15 Cambridge College, 1948 - 1952.
Contains applications, library card, and Ph.D program and thesis acceptance. [See also C - Miscellaneous in Correspondence (Series 1A) regarding various Cambridge-related organizations].
12 16 Certificates and identity, admission and membership cards, 1939 - 1974.
12 17 Commander of the Order of the British Empire, 1963.
Contains correspondence regarding Prime Minister Harold MacMillan's offer to submit Crick's name for appointment and Crick's handwritten draft of his refusal.
12 18 Curriculum vitae.
Includes publication list.
12 19 Driving License, Great Britain, 1973 - 1976.
12 20 Eyeglasses - Oxford pince-nez style with case.
Undated. Case marked, "Thom. Podiwinsky, Optiker."
12 21 Institut de France, Academie des Sciences, 1962.
Correspondence regarding Crick's receipt of the Charles Leopold Mayer prize. In French.
12 22 FB44701 Institut de France, Academie des Sciences, 1962.
Oversized material. Contains Charles Leopold Mayer prize certificate evidencing Crick's receipt of the Mayer prize. In French.
12 23 Memorial program, 2004.
Includes a list of speakers and a short biography of Crick. Program was distributed at the Salk Institute memorial held on August 3, 2004.
12 24 Newspaper clippings.
Part 1. Contains articles about Crick and his work.
12 25 MC00601 Newspaper clippings.
Part 2. Contains articles about Crick and his work.
13 1 Order of Merit Award (Buckingham Palace), 1991 - 2003.
Contains correspondence regarding Crick's acceptance and participation in the prestigious British Order of Merit (O.M.) recognizing achievement in the arts, sciences and literature.
13 2 Passport, British, 1945 - 1955.
Includes photocopy of laid-in newspaper article regarding DNA discovery from the NEW YORK TIMES, dated June 13, 1953.
13 3 Passport, British, 1953 - 1963.
Includes health vaccination certificate booklet.
13 4 Passport, British, 1963 - 1973.
13 5 Passport, British, 1968 - 1978.
13 6 Passport, British, 1978 - 1988.
13 7 Passport, British, 1988 - 1998.
13 8 Passport, European Union, 1998 - 2008.
13 9 Questions in the Air, 1956.
Program for a radio broadcast.
13 10 Salk Institute, 1975 - 1981.
Correspondence regarding decision to accept Kieckhefer Professorship, contract negotiations, press releases, resignation from the MRC and handwritten notes. Includes official offer to extend contract for additional three years dated January 21, 1981.
13 11 Salk Institute Fellowship, 1961 - 1966.
Contains correspondence, expense notes, air tickets and honorarium information.
13 12 Social Security card and brochure, 1954.
Restricted Material. Contains original card, government brochure and 1976 application completed upon move to the United States.
Restrictions Apply
13 13 United States visa and alien registration material, 1976.
Contains photocopies of applications, correspondence with the United States Embassy in London, handwritten notes and an application for a social security card for Odile. Also includes telex from Crick stating he had lived continuously in the United States since September 10, 1976.
13 14 University of California, Berkeley, 1959.
Contains employment form for Crick's visit to the virus laboratory.
13 15 Wallet.
13 16 Wedding announcment, 1949.
Contains printed invitation from Odile's parents to Francis Crick, the "bridegroom."

APPOINTMENT BOOKS

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13 17 Appointment Book pages, 1981 - 2004.
Restricted materials. Contains pages removed from appointment books due to restriction of social security numbers of Crick and others.
Restrictions Apply
14 1 Appointment Book, 1946.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
14 2 Appointment Book, 1949.
Contains loose pages with handwritten notes.
14 3 Appointment Book, 1952 - 1953.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
14 4 Appointment Book, 1954 - 1955.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
14 5 Appointment Book, 1955 - 1956.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
14 6 Appointment Book, 1956 - 1957.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes and laid-in receipt.
14 7 Appointment Book, 1957 - 1958.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
14 8 Appointment Book, 1959.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
14 9 Appointment Book, 1959 - 1960.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
14 10 Appointment Book, 1960 - 1961.
Copy 1. Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
14 11 Appointment Book, 1960 - 1961.
Copy 2. Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes and laid-in receipts.
14 12 Appointment Book, 1961 - 1962.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes. Includes laid-in card and note with addresses.
14 13 Appointment Book, 1962 - 1963.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
14 14 Appointment Book, 1963 - 1964.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
14 15 Appointment Book, 1964 - 1965.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
14 16 Appointment Book, 1965 - 1966.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
14 17 Appointment Book, 1966 - 1967.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
14 18 Appointment Book, 1967 - 1968.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
14 19 Appointment Book, 1972 - 1973.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
14 20 Appointment Book, 1973 - 1974.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
14 21 Appointment Book, 1974 - 1975.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
14 22 Appointment Book, 1975 - 1976.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
14 23 Appointment Book, 1979.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
14 24 Appointment Book, 1980.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
14 25 Appointment Book, 1981.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes and laid-in note.
14 26 Appointment Book, 1982.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes and laid-in note.
14 27 Appointment Book, 1983.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes and laid-in notes.
14 28 Appointment Book, 1984.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes for July through December only.
14 29 Appointment Book, 1985.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes and laid-in note.
14 30 Appointment Book, 1986.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes. Includes laid-in contact information, lists, stamps and mailing paraphernalia.
14 31 Appointment Book, 1987.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes and laid-in notes and receipt.
14 32 Appointment Book, 1988.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten and laid-in notes.
14 33 Appointment Book, 1989.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
15 1 Appointment Book, 1990.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten and laid-in notes.
15 2 Appointment Book, 1991.
Copy 1. Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes and laid-in ticket stub.
15 3 Appointment Book, 1991.
Copy 2. Contains bound notebook with handwritten and laid-in notes.
15 4 Appointment Book, 1992.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes. Includes laid-in business card and handwritten notes.
15 5 Appointment Book, 1993.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes. Includes laid-in business cards.
15 6 Appointment Book, 1994.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten and laid-in notes.
15 7 Appointment Book, 1995.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten and laid-in notes.
15 8 Appointment Book, 1996.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten and laid-in notes.
15 9 Appointment Book, 1997.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten and laid-in notes.
15 10 Appointment Book, 1998.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
15 11 Appointment Book, 1999.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten and laid-in notes.
15 12 Appointment Book, 2000.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
15 13 Appointment Book, 2001.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
15 14 Appointment Book, 2002.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
15 15 Appointment Book, 2003.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.
15 16 Appointment Book, 2004.
Contains bound notebook with handwritten notes.

NOTEBOOKS

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16 1 Notebook, 1945 - 1946.
Contains a bound notebook with handwritten notes, including a list of Russian words, addresses, poem drafts, and notes on a lecture.
16 2 Notebook, 1953 - 1955.
Contains three pages with addresses and loose pages with handwritten notes mentioning RNA and DNA and refers to published works of various scientists.
16 3 Notebook, 1956 - 1958.
Contains loose pages with handwritten notes on DNA and RNA.
16 4 Notes - miscellaneous.
16 5 Weekly Organizer, 1948.
May - November.
16 6 Weekly Organizer, 1969 - 1971.

PHOTOGRAPHS

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16 7 Bernal, John Desmond (J.D.).
Undated.
16 8 Crick, Anne Elizabeth (nee Wilkins) (mother), 1938.
16 9 Crick, Arthur (paternal uncle).
Undated.
16 10 Crick, Francis.
ca. 1935-1937. At Trelawn Park, Mill Hill, London.
16 11 Crick, Francis, 1953.
With James Watson and DNA double helix model. Photograph by A. C. Barrington Brown.
16 12 Crick, Francis, 1986.
With Linus Pauling at the Caltech celebration of Pauling's 85th birthday.
16 13 Crick, Francis, 1955.
With members of the RNA Tie Club including Alex Rich, Leslie Orgel and Jim Watson.
16 14 Crick, Francis.
ca. 1960s. At home of John Mosely and with Elizaberth Mosley.
16 15 Crick, Francis, 1977.
With miscellaneous unidentified groups, one at the Salk Institute.
16 16 Crick, Francis.
ca. 1990s. With Odile at a wedding party.
16 17 Crick, Francis.
Undated. Contains photographs and slides of Crick.
16 18 Crick, Harry (father).
Studio portrait of Crick's father as a young man.
16 19 Crick, Odile (nee Speed) (wife).
ca. 1944-1945. Wearing a Women's Royal Naval Service (WREN) uniform.
16 20 Crick, Odile.
Undated.
16 21 Miscellaneous photographs, 1939.
Contains photographs of Crick's laboratory at University College London.
16 22 Perutz, Max and Sydney Brenner, 1979.
Upon Perutz' (right) handing over the Medical Research Council (MRC) laboratory directorship to Brenner.
16 23 Watson, James D., 1954.
Photographic print originally published in VOGUE magazine's August issue.
16 24 Wilkins, Maurice H.F.
ca. 1955. With scientific apparatus.
16 25 Unidentified friends and family members.

SUBJECT FILES

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16 26 FB44701 Advertisement.
ca. 1986. Oversized printed advertisement captioned, "Look What 350 Days of Sunshine Has Done to Our Brains" featuring Crick and others, to promote the City of San Diego.
16 27 Advertisement, 1988.
Glossy brochure featuring Crick endorsing the Weck all-disposable hemoclip applier. In Japanese.
16 28 Brochures, 1980 - 1982.
Miscellaneous scientific and charitable.
16 29 Cavendish Laboratory brochure, 1953.
16 30 French Polynesia - Vacation, 1984.
Contains receipts and brochures.
16 31 Hot Air Balloon, 1992.
Contains correspondence and certificate commemorating March 8 flight.
16 32 International Summer School on Molecular and Cell Biology, 1972 - 1974.
Contains information regarding Crick's teaching at this school in Spetsai, Greece.
17 1 Invitations, 1970 - 1989.
Contains formal and informal invitations to both private and public events.
17 2 Invitations to Crick parties in Cambridge.
ca. 1960s-1970s. Includes invitations to a "South Seas Party" and to a "Flower Party."
17 3 Japan - India Speaking Tour, 1981.
Contains itineraries, maps, receipts and correspondence regarding trip that included Thailand and Hong Kong.
17 4 Kiwi (yacht), 1963 - 1967.
Materials related to the purchase of the yacht.
17 5 Knowles Gallery, 1985.
Contains postcards and business card regarding exhibition of Odile Crick's watercolor and pastel paintings.
17 6 "Life and Work of Linus Pauling (1901 - 1994): A Discourse on the Art of Biography", 1995.
Program. Includes biography of Crick as keynote speaker and recipient of the Distinquished Achievement Award presented by Oregon State University.
17 7 London - Geneva - Zurich - Paris - Vacation, 1981.
Contains itineraries, receipts and correspondence.
17 8 Mathematics examinations.
17 9 Menus, 1958 - 1989.
Includes "40th Anniversary of the Double Helix" menu incorporating Crick residence names into dish titles and a menu from the "Watson and Crick Cafe" dated September 11-15, 1989.
17 10 Miscellaneous materials, 1948 - 2003.
Part 1. Contains reprints, receipts, a Bedales School prospectus (1948), brochures and advertisements.
17 11 Miscellaneous materials, 1948 - 2003.
Part 2. Contains photocopy of Keats' "Ode on a Grecian Urn" from which Crick garnered his book title, WHAT MAD PURSUIT, photocopies and printed articles about sound equipment by recording engineer John Mosely, and a reprint of Allama Mashrigi's pamphlet entitled, "The Human Problem," ca. 1955.
17 12 Morocco - Vacation, 1960 - 1961.
17 13 Morocco - Vacation, 1974 - 1975.
18 1 Newspaper clippings, 1980.
Miscellaneous articles regarding helixes and Nobel prize winners.
18 2 Nobel Prize Dinner, 1962.
Mimeograph copy of the order of procession for the Nobel Festival Dinner.
18 3 Notes and business cards.
18 4 Pasadena Conference on the Structure of Proteins - List of participants, 1953.
September 21-26.
18 5 FB44701 Portrait, 1995.
Oversized material. Pencil drawing of Crick as a patient by unknown artist.
18 6 Portrait entitled, "Decoding Canabis Changed my Life", 2001.
Pen and crayon portrait by Guillaume de Saint Phalle (relative of artist Niki de Saint Phalle) [supplied by Odile Crick].
18 7 Postcards (blank).
18 8 Programs, 1950 - 1977.
Part 1. Contains miscellaneous programs for scientific and theatrical events.
18 9 Programs, 1978 - 1981.
Part 2. Contains miscellaneous programs for scientific and theatrical events.
18 10 Programs, 1982 - 1983.
Part 3. Contains miscellaneous programs for scientific and theatrical events.
18 11 Programs, 1984 - 1997.
Part 4. Also contains undated programs.
18 12 Receipts.
18 13 Refusal cards.
ca. 1960s. Contains printed cards created by Crick as a joke to respond to the many requests he received. Includes cards sent back to him with humorous additions to the list of activities Crick declined invitation to.
18 14 Residence, Borrego Springs, California.
ca. 1990. Hand-drawn floor plan and correspondence with Andy Palleson, home construction contractor.
18 15 Residence, Portugal Place, Cambridge.
ca. 1970s. Contains description of residence for purposes of sale by realtors January and Partners. Includes newspaper advertisement with photograph of residence.
19 1 SIBIA Neurosciences, Inc, 1996 - 1998.
Includes press releases, announcements and correspondence regarding Crick's participation on scientific advisory board and as a director of corporation originally established by the Salk Institute in 1981. Also includes correspondence regarding Crick's stock option ownership and SIBIA's initial public offering.
19 2 SOMA, 1967.
Contains drafts of advertisement, with handwritten annotations, advocating cannabis legal reform later published in THE TIMES (London newspaper) on July 24, 1967.
19 3 Thailand - India trip, 1987.
Contains itineraries and brochures.
19 4 Travel brochures.
19 5 Travel maps.
19 6 Travel reimbursement and receipts, 1980 - 1984.
Contains correspondence with Salk Institute, original receipts and handwritten notes.
19 7 Valentine's Day cards.
19 8 Wine lists.

FILM AND TELEVISION PRODUCTIONS

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19 9 DNA STORY film project, 1970 - 1974.
Part 1. Contains correspondence regarding production of two educational films, one for students and one for the public. Includes correspondence with Ronald Foreacre of Rebel Productions Limited (1970-1971) and VSM Productions Limited which took over the project in September, 1971.
19 10 DNA STORY film project, 1970 - 1974.
Part 2. Contains correspondence, handwritten notes on story outlines and typescript screenplay drafts.
19 11 DNA STORY film project, 1970 - 1974.
Part 3. Contains correspondence, reactions of test viewers, draft outlines, and discussions of an unrealized film project entitled THE GENETIC CODE.
19 12 DOUBLE HELIX film project, 1981 - 1983.
Part 1. Contains correspondence with producer Laurence P. Backman of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Film Co., Crick and Watson's theatrical agent, Lee Rosenberg, James D. Watson, and attorneys.
20 1 DOUBLE HELIX film project, 1985.
Part 2. Contains correspondence and typescript screenplay by Christopher Wood based on the book by James D. Watson.
20 2 LIFE STORY television project, 1984 - 1987.
Part 1. Contains correspondence, audience reactions, advertisements, and reviews. This BBC made-for-tv film was later released in the United States as the "RACE FOR THE DOUBLE HELIX."
20 3 FB44701 LIFE STORY television project, 1987.
Part 2. Contains an oversized copy of the British Broadcasting Corporation's RADIO TIMES entitled, "Gene Geniuses: They're brash, they're brillant - and they're racing to unravel the secret of life."
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20 4 Bronowski, Jacob.
ca. 1974. Crick's handwritten notes about Bronowski as a scientist and friend.
20 5 "Cambridge and the Code", 2002.
Article in THE SCIENTIST Special Supplement to mark the 75th birthday of Sydney Brenner. Includes articles by Phillip Tobias, Leslie Orgel, Paul Berg, Jonathan Karn, Jonathan Hodgkin, Y.H. (Chris) Tan, Roger Brent and Horace Freeland Judson.
20 6 "Consciousness and Neuroscience", 2001.
Contains handwritten notes and typescript drafts in folder annotated "Prolegomenon to the Study of Consciousness."
20 7 "An Information-processing Approach to Understanding the Visual Cortex", 1979 - 1980.
Part 1. With D.C. Marr and T. Poggio. Published in THE ORGANIZATION OF THE CEREBRAL CORTEX, edited by E.O. Schmitt, F.G. Worden and G.S. Denis, MIT Press Cambridge, MA, 505-533, 1980. Contains handwritten notes, photographs, and lecture notes entitled, "Woods Hole Meeting" dated May 4, 1979.
20 8 "An Information-processing Approach to Understanding the Visual Cortex", 1979 - 1980.
Part 2. With D.C. Marr and T. Poggio. Contains handwritten and photocopied notes and graphs.
20 9 Notes on biocomputing, 1981.
Contains handwritten notes and Salk VAX/VMS Newsletter, Vol. 1.81, No. 1.
20 10 Notes on molecular Biology, 1970.
Handwritten notes including notes annotated "plan for book," dated August 24.
20 11 Notes on neurobiology, 1981.
Contains handwritten notes and typescript annotated drafts regarding neural nets.
20 12 Notes on science and religion.
ca. 1970s. Contains miscellaneous handwritten notes on existence of God, efficacy of prayer, what science has revealed, character outlines, and notes on modern culture.
20 13 "Proposal to employ German Technicians recruited from the British zone in postwar Berlin".
Typescript.
20 14 Rem Sleep Theory, 1982.
Part 1. Contains handwritten notes, correspondence with Graeme Mitchinson, and handwritten outline of letter to William Dement, Stanford University sleep researcher.
20 15 Rem Sleep Theory, 1982.
Part 2. Contains correspondence, referee comments and responses, editorial comment from NATURE editors, and handwritten and printed research notes regarding "The Function of Dream Sleep," by Francis Crick and Graeme Mitchinson, published in NATURE, July, 1983,
20 16 Visual system.
ca. 1996. Miscellaneous handwritten notes and diagrams on the visual cortex, consciousness and qualia. Includes "Note for Mind-Brain Talk," handwritten draft entitled, "Consciousness, Where are We Now?," dated July 1996, and outline entitled, "My Talk at Resner [?] Meeting."

WRITINGS OF OTHERS

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20 17 FB44701 "ADN: les 40 ans de la double helice", 1993.
Oversized article in newspaper LE QUOTIDIEN DU MEDECIN regarding 40th Anniversary of double helix discovery. In French.
20 18 Anderson, E.S. "Up the Krick with Watson" - Poem.
20 19 Angell, Roger, 1981.
Printed copy of poem entitled, "Greeting Friends" published in the December issue of THE NEW YORKER that mentions Crick.
20 20 Baum, Rudy, 1986.
Contains article entitled, "Caltech Celebrates Pauling's 85th Birthday" in CHEMICAL AND ENGINEERING NEWS, with photograph of Pauling and Crick.
20 21 Bradford, Robert, 2003.
Article entitled "A Man, a Worm, and a Nobel" published in SALK SIGNALS about Sydney Brenner's receipt of the 2002 Nobel Prize quoting Crick, his longtime friend and scientific collaborator.
20 22 Calvin, William H., 1988.
Book review entitled, "Gene Genius" of Crick's WHAT MAD PURSUIT: A PERSONAL VIEW OF SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY, published in the SEATTLE WEEKLY, on November 9.
20 23 Casement, Richard, 1980.
Article entitled "How to Get a Bright Idea" published in THE ECONOMIST and includes a biography of Crick and a crossword puzzle based on his life and work.
20 24 FB44701 "Challenge Spirit", 1987.
Oversized full-page newspaper article featuring Crick. In Japanese.
20 25 Chohan, N. Anubhava, 1979.
Photocopy of poem entitled, "Magic."
20 26 FB44701 "Constellation".
Undated, unsigned broadside [possibly associated with composer Christopher Gaynor].
20 27 "Dream Kitchen".
Undated and unidentified poet. Includes poem entitled, "The Park."
21 1 Hofstader, Douglas R., 1976.
Contains typescript of working outline entitled, "Godel, Escher, Bach" and musical score and dialogue entitled, "Crab Canon."
21 2 Kung, Chiang, 1981 - 1984.
Contains photocopies of ten scientific papers and abstracts regarding Kung's research into ion channels in Paramecium.
21 3 Melnechuk, Theodore, 1983.
Article entitled, "Dreaming: A Startling New Analysis from the Man Who Brought You DNA" published in PSYCHOLOGY TODAY as the cover story regarding Crick and Mitchinson's dream theory.
21 4 "People at Home", 1965.
Article in the NORTHAMPTON AND COUNTY INDEPENDENT regarding the Dickens family. Crick's paternal aunt was Mrs. Arnold (Winifred) Dickens.
21 5 Poems.
Undated. Contains two typescript poems by unidentified authors.
21 6 Rothschild, Victor (Lord).
Undated magazine interview mentioning Crick.
21 7 "Salk has New President, CEO", 1995.
Copy of SALK INSTITUTE NEWSLETTER article announcing official election of Crick as president and Charles L. Massey as chief executive officer.
21 8 SCIENTIFIC OUTLOOK: Proceeding 'B' of the Sixth Indian Congress of College Going Scientists, 1983.
Article entitled, "Scientists Mystify Science" quoting Crick from his book, OF MOLECULES AND MEN.
21 9 Woodis, Roger, 1977.
Contains photocopy of poem entitled, "Howl of Anquish : (After Browning), originally published in THE NEW STATESMAN alluding that Crick's move to America was prompted by Britain's high taxes.
21 10 Wright, Robert, 1990.
Contains article entitled, "Achilles' Helix: Mr. Huxley, Mr. Darwin: Meet Dr. Watson," originally published in THE NEW REPUBLIC, July 9 and 16, regarding James D. Watson's appointment as head of the Human Genome Project at the National Institute of Health.

ORIGINALS OF PRESERVATION PHOTOCOPIES

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21 11 Originals of preservation photocopies.

Accession processed in 2007

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CORRESPONDENCE

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22 1 A - Miscellaneous.
22 2 Adachi, Sumi, 1978 - 2004.
22 3 B - Miscellaneous.
22 4 Bergelin, Marthe (Odile's cousin), 1951.
22 5 Bergelin-Mettai, Elaine (Odile's cousin), 1977 - 2001.
22 6 Bhargava, Manorama, 1981 - 2007.
22 7 Binkley, Nick, 1999 - 2006.
22 8 Bonnaud, Evelyn, 1981 - 2004.
22 9 Boulesteix, Guiton and Mado (Odile's maternal aunts), 1951 - 1988.
22 10 Boulesteix, Madeline (Odile's cousin), ca. 1990s - 2007.
22 11 Boulesteix, Michel (Odile's cousin), 1987 - 2002.
22 12 Braitenberg, Elizabeth, 1978 - 2001.
22 13 C - Miscellaneous.
22 14 Cash, Howard, ca. 2000s.
22 15 Cohen, Becky, 1991 - 2007.
22 16 Crick, Annie Elizabeth (Francis' mother), 1954.
22 17 Crick, Camberley (granddaughter), 1990 - 2003.
22 18 Crick, Elizabeth (Mrs. Alfred) (Francis' aunt), 1948 - 1950.
22 19 Crick, Gabrielle (daughter), 1978 - 2007.
22 20 Crick, Michael (son), 1954 - 1980.
22 21 Crick, Odile (wife), 1951 - 2007.
22 22 Crick - Langdon, Kindra (granddaughter), 2001 - 2005.
22 23 Crick - Nichols, Jacqueline (daughter), 1976 - 2007.
22 24 D - Miscellaneous.
22 25 Darking, Sue (Francis' cousin), 1985 - 1992.
22 26 Delach, John, 1953 - 2003.
22 27 E - Miscellaneous.
22 28 Eshag, Eprime, 1978 - 1999.
23 1 Ellison, Jan, 1976 - 1985.
23 2 F - Miscellaneous.
23 3 Finbow, Pauline, 1989 - 2005.
23 4 Fost, Harold and Doreen, 1999 - 2006.
23 5 G - Miscellaneous.
23 6 Gayer - Anderson, John, 1977 - 1992.
23 7 H - Miscellaneous.
23 8 Hansen, Aase, 1991 - 1995.
23 9 Hurt, John and Tammy, ca. 1970s - 2006.
23 10 J - Miscellaneous.
23 11 Jumsai, Sumet, 1987 - 2003.
23 12 K - Miscellaneous.
23 13 Karstens, Peter and Renee, 1985 - 2007.
23 14 L - Miscellaneous.
23 15 Lambe, Patsy, 1979 - 2003.
23 16 Lawrence, Peter and Brigitta Haraldson, 1991 - 2007.
23 17 Lyons, Francoise (nee Speed - Odile's niece), 1980 - 2006.
23 18 M - Miscellaneous.
23 19 Malrick, Mary Ann (nee Crick - Francis' niece) and Ward, 1976 - 2006.
23 20 Marris, Robin, 1988 - 2003.
23 21 Masnell, Jennifer, 1991 - 2007.
23 22 Michaelis, Francoise and Dominic, 1987 - 2007.
23 23 Morgan, Howard, 2000 - 2007.
23 24 N - Miscellaneous.
23 25 O - Miscellaneous.
23 26 P - Miscellaneous.
23 27 R - Miscellaneous.
23 28 Ramsay, Linda, 1995 - 2006.
23 29 Rosenblith, Walter and Judy, 1982 - 2004.
23 30 S - Miscellaneous.
24 1 Sachs, Gunter and Mirji, 1980 - ca. 2000s.
24 2 Sarrud, Lawrence (nee Bergelin - Odile's cousin), 1992 - 2002.
24 3 Seuss, Alisse, 1989 - 2004.
24 4 Simonsuuri, Kirsti, 1976 - 2006.
24 5 Speed, Alain (Odile's nephew), 1999 - ca. 2000s.
24 6 Speed, Bruno (Odile's nephew), 1973 - 2006.
24 7 Speed, Maria-Therese (Odile's mother), 1949 - 1951.
24 8 Speed, Philippe and Marquerite (Odile's brother), 1977 - 2006.
24 9 Southgate, Peter and Monica, ca. 2000s.
24 10 Southwell, Clover, 1981 - 2002.
24 11 Stapp, Monique, 1979 - 1999.
24 12 Sugden, Marian, 1954 - 2000.
24 13 Swanson, Larry and Neely, ca. 2000s.
24 14 T - Miscellaneous.
24 15 Thorgerson, Vanji, 1977 - 2006.
24 16 Tomkins, Millicent, 1987 - 2006.
24 17 U - Miscellaneous.
24 18 Unwin, Nigel and Janet, 1995 - 2006.
24 19 V - Miscellaneous.
24 20 Vandenbergh, Nancy (nee Scott ?), 1979 - 2004.
24 21 Vaughan, Debbie, 1976 - ca. 2000s.
24 22 W - Miscellaneous.
24 23 Wadey, Kay, 1982 - 2002.
24 24 Watson, Jim and Liz, 2000 - 2004.
24 25 Weisz, Edith, 1999 - 2006.
24 26 Wilkens, Esther (Francis' aunt), 1954.
24 27 Y - Miscellaneous.
24 28 Zhang, Shuguang, 2003 - 2006.
24 29 Unidentified.

CONDOLENCE CORRESPONDENCE

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24 30 Condolence letters, 2004 - 2005.

MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS

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24 31 Alien registration card, 1976.
24 32 Churchill College - Fortieth Anniversary Messages from the Founding Fellows, 1980.
Printed copy of the CHURCHILL REVIEW with Crick remembrances of the chapel incident and the issue of allowing women to dine at High Table.
24 33 Consciousness.
ca. 2002. Handwritten notes on consciousness and a handwritten draft of a letter discussing a paper to be entitled, "A Framework for Consciousness," (later published with Christof Koch in NATURE NEUROSCIENCE, February, 2003).
25 1 DNA modeling material.
Undated. Metal modeling material in a double helix shape.
26 1 Invitation, 1983.
Printed invitation from Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh to a reception on board the yacht, H.M. Britannia, at San Diego, February 26, 1983, at 10 pm.
26 2 Landscape and gardening notes, ca. 1990s.
Handwritten notes on desirable plants, sketches of landscaping schemes for the desert house, and watering schedules.
26 3 Miscellaneous materials.
Poems, newspaper articles, and a photocopied typescript of "Love is a Fallacy," by Max Shulman.
26 4 FB47301 Portrait.
Undated pen and ink drawing by Odile Crick of Francis Crick in various postures sitting in a chair reading.
26 5 FB47301 Portrait.
Undated pen and ink drawing by Odile Crick of Francis Crick at a desk writing.
26 6 Photographs.
ca. 1930s - 2004. Photographs of Francis and Jim Watson, Odile as a young woman, three of Odile's paintings, Francis with Odile and others, and May Brenner.
26 7 "A Structure for DNA".
ca. 1950s. Undated, handwritten draft on blue note paper with annotations.

ODILE CRICK MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS

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26 8 Book-lending notebook, 1962 - 1973.
Hard-bound notebook listing book titles borrowed from the Cricks' home library, with borrowers' names and return dates.
26 9 Calendar, appointments, 1953.
8" x 12" hardbound "Scribbling Diary" with handwritten annotations with attached string and pencil.
26 10 Calendar, appointments, 1987.
"At-a-glance" printed calendar with handwritten annotations.
26 11 Calendar, appointments, 1988.
"At-a-glance" printed calendar with handwritten annotations.
26 12 Calendar, appointments, 1989.
"At-a-glance" printed calendar with handwritten annotations. Includes small "Engagements" calendar.
26 13 Calendar, appointments, 1990.
"At-a-glance" printed calendar with handwritten annotations.
26 14 Calendar, appointments.
1990, 1992. Small (3 1/8" x 4") leather-bound calendars with handwritten annotations.
27 1 Calendar, appointments, 1991.
"At-a-glance" printed calendar with handwritten annotations.
27 2 Calendar, appointments, 1992.
"At-a-glance" printed calendar with handwritten annotations.
27 3 Calendar, appointments, 1993.
"At-a-glance" printed calendar with handwritten annotations.
27 4 Calendar, appointments, 1993 - 1994.
Small (3 1/8" x 4") leather-bound calendars with handwritten annotations.
27 5 Calendar, appointments, 1994.
"Weekly-minder" printed calendar with handwritten annotations.
27 6 Calendar, appointments, 1995.
"At-a-glance" printed calendar with handwritten annotations.
27 7 Calendar, appointments.
1995-1996, 1999. Small (3 1/8" x 4") leather-bound calendars with handwritten annotations.
27 8 Calendar, appointments, 1996.
"At-a-glance" printed calendar with handwritten annotations.
27 9 Calendar, appointments, 1997.
"At-a-glance" printed calendar with handwritten annotations.
27 10 Calendar, appointments, 1998.
"At-a-glance" printed calendar with handwritten annotations.
28 1 Calendar, appointments, 1999.
"At-a-glance" printed calendar with handwritten annotations.
28 2 Calendar, appointments, 2000 - 2001.
5" x 8" "Week-at-a-glance" bound printed calendars with handwritten annotations.
28 3 Calendar, appointments, 2002 - 2003.
5" x 8" "Week-at-a-glance" bound printed calendar with handwritten annotations and laid-in lists.
28 4 Calendar, appointments.
2002, 2004. Small (3 1/8" x 4") leather-bound calendars with handwritten annotations.
28 5 Calendar, appointments, 2004 - 2005.
5" x 8" bound "Weekly Desk Planner" with handwritten annotations.
28 6 Calendar, appointments, 2005 - 2006.
Small (3 1/8" x 4") leather-bound calendars with handwritten annotations.
28 7 Calendar, appointments, 2006 - 2007.
5" x 8" bound "Weekly Desk Planner" with handwritten annotations.
28 8 Condolence thank you card, 2004 - 2005.
Printed card Odile used to reply to the large amount of correspondence she received after the death of Crick.
28 9 Dinner notebook, 1976 - 1983.
Part 1. Spiral notebook listing dinner guests, meals served, and comments on successfulness, quantities, food preferences, etc.
28 10 Dinner notebook, 1983 - 1996.
Part 2. Spiral notebook listing dinner guests, meals served, etc.
28 11 Family transactions book, 1974 - 1986.
Handwritten notations of loans and other financial transactions among the family.
29 1 Ledger - art expenses, 1982 - 1989.
Printed accounting book with handwritten annotations.
29 2 Memorial card, 2007.
Proofs and final printed card the Crick family sent out after Odile's death. Includes a reproduction of one of her watercolors.
29 3 Name and address books.
ca. 1990s. Printed books with handwritten annotations.
29 4 NUCLEIC ACID BASED THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES, 2005.
Soft-bound book by Joacim Elmén, with handwritten dedication, "To Odile, Thank you, Best regards, Joacim."
29 5 Passport, 1969 - 1979.
British passport of Odile Crick.
29 6 Passport, 1978 - 1988.
British passport of Odile Crick.
29 7 Passport, 1988 - 1998.
British passport of Odile Crick.
29 8 Obituaries, 2007.
Photocopies of Odile Crick obituaries that appeared in the NEW YORK TIMES, WASHINGTON POST, UK INDEPENDENT and the ASSOCIATED PRESS.


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