ID# 1682:
Albert F. Blakeslee memo about procedures for answering mail after closure of the Eugenics Record Office
Circa 1940
Pages: 1 of 1
Cold Spring Harbor, ERO, Genetics Record Office -- Misc.

1682. [centered] Carnegie Institution of Washington Department of Genetics Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island, N. Y. [at left]Station for Experimental Evolution Genetics Record Office Memorandum regarding mail addressed to the Genetics Record Office (formerly Eugenics Record Office). Attention is called to the paragraph checked below as a reply to your recent communication. = Dr. H. H. Laughlin, Assistant Director of the Department of Genetics in immediate charge of the Genetics Record Office, resigned January 1, 1940. Personal mail for Dr. Laughlin should be sent to his present address, 201 West Normal Avenue, Kirksville, Missouri. =Mail for the Eugenical News should be sent to Mr. R. C. Bertheau of the editorial office, 50 West 50th Street, New York, N. Y. = Mail for the Association for Research in Human Heredity (formerly Eugenics Research Association) should be sent to the Secretary, Frederick Osborn, 60 East 42nd Street, New York, N. Y. =The Genetics Record Office has discontinued, for the present at least, the sending out of [crossed out type] schedule [crossed out type][handwritten]blanks including the RFT.[end handwritten] =It is not in position to furnish information regarding genealogy, marriage advice, nore to assist students in preparation of themes on eugenics. =Information about genealogy may be obtained from the [handwritten]following:-[end handwritten] Institute of American Genealogy, Mr. F. A. Virkus, Director, 440 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois. =Advice regarding marriage may be obtained from Dr. Paul Popenoe, Director, Institute of Family Relations, Los Angeles, California, or, in regard to pathological traits with which he has worked, from Dr. William [crossed out, written over]Allan, Family Record Office, Medical Building, 306 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, Virginia. Sincerely yours, Albert F. Blakeslee, Director, Department of Genetics AFB: GK [end]
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