Correspondence concerning the offer of post at the Cancer Research Institute, New England Deaconess Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Includes corrrespomdence with Dr Shields Warren. Ferguson-Smith was invited to consider a post at the Institute in 1963. He visited Boston later that year and in 1964 accepted appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor. However, further negotiation regarding terms of employment proved unsatisfactory and as Glasgow had put forward proposals to expand medical genetics there, he decided to stay in the UK.