Letter to Pontecorvo from Professor Salome Gluecksohn Waelsch relating to the certificate accompanying the medal awarded to him at the Mendel Symposium, Brno, in 1965

Scope and Content

While Waelsch was in Prague she received Pontecorvo"s certificate from the artist Dana Hblobilova relating to the Mendel Symposium medal and enclosed with this letter.

Administrative / Biographical History

Waelsch was a German born geneticist and co-founder of Developmental Genetics who worked at Columbia University and as Professor of Anatomy at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.