TLS, 1976 April 27 : the Salk Institute, San Diego, CA, to Jakie L. Pruett.

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Salk, Jonas, 1914-1995. TLS, 1976 April 27 : the Salk Institute, San Diego, CA, to Jakie L. Pruett.

TLS, 1976 April 27 : the Salk Institute, San Diego, CA, to Jakie L. Pruett.

Salk here writes to the Principal of a school in Texas, describing his early career choice to be a lawyer in order to "go to Washington to pass laws that would correct injustices I felt existed ..." When he later became interested in medicine, "more specifically clinical research--I found I could reduce or prevent still other injustices ..."

1 p. ; 28 x 21.5 cm. (and 1 black & white photo of Salk, 25.5 x 21 cm.)

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Salk, Jonas Edward, 1914-1995

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Biochemical researcher and physician. Salk was an alumnus of City College, Class of 1934. From the description of Memorabilia, [ca. 1934-1965] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155503820 Noted physician, virologist, and humanitarian, best known for development of the first poliomyelitis vaccine. Founder of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California. Served on the faculty of the Univ. of Michigan (1942-1963...