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Celebrating the American Record of Health and Medicine

Celebrating the American Record of Health and Medicine

Telegram from Sten Friberg to Joshua Lederberg Telegram from Sten Friberg to Joshua Lederberg. October 30, 1958. Telegram.

Sten Friberg, Rector of the Karolinska Institute, notifies American geneticist and microbiologist Joshua Lederberg of his receipt of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work in bacterial genetics. Lederberg shared the prize with George Wells Beadle and Edward Lawrie Tatum.

From the Joshua Lederberg Papers on Profiles in Science, a resource of the History of Medicine Division's Digital Manuscripts Program and the Lister Hill Center for Biomedical Communications' Digital Library Research Program.

View the Joshua Lederberg collection finding aid.

More information on manuscript holdings at NLM is available in Archives and Modern Manuscripts Program: Archives and Manuscripts.

View the online version of the 2000-2001 NLM physical exhibit Joshua Lederberg: Biomedical Science and the Public Interest.

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