May 9, 1947
Obverse of circular medal features portrait of Theodore Richards with inscription "Theodore William Richards Medal 1868-1928" circling the portrait. Reverse reads "Awarded for conspicuous achievement in chemistry by the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society, Inc. to Linus Pauling." [Gold original, silver copy]
Awarded by The American Chemical Society. Northeastern Section.
Name: American Chemical Society, Northeastern Section