C. Metz letter to H. Laughlin, about albinism
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C. Metz letter to H. Laughlin, about albinism

[marginalia]A:124-29[end marginalia] Carnegie Institution of Washington Department of Embryology Wolfe and Madison Streets Baltimore ... Maryland May 25, 1938 Dr. H. H. Laughlin Eugenics Record Office Carnegie Institution of Washington Cold Spring Harbor Long Island, New York Dear Laughlin: Dr. Frank B. Walsh, of the Wilmer Institute here in the Hopkins Hospital, has been turning up some interesting pedigrees of human inheritance in connection with his work, and I have suggested that he communicate with you and Dr. Davenport concerning them. He published a short note last year on a case of cataract and this year has found a very interesting case of albinism which acts like a sex-linked dominant except that the father, who should be albino, is not. Dr. Thomason, working with him, has an interesting pedigree of aniridia. I suggested that she send you folks the full pedigree and told her that you would see to it that names of members of the families were not made public. I should think that she could very well publish this pedigree as it stands omitting, of course, the actual names. In any event I hope there will be something here to interest you and Dr. Davenport. With best wishes to all, Sincerely yours, [signed] C.W. Metz CWM:GC

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