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George W. Beadle
George E. Burch
Dan H. Campbell
William B. Castle
Robert B. Corey
Charles D. Coryell
Lee A. DuBridge
Vernon M. Ingram
Harvey A. Itano
Karl Landsteiner
Alfred E. Mirsky
Robert M. Nalbandian
James V. Neel
A. A. Noyes
Ava Helen Pauling
Linus Pauling
Walter A. Schroeder
S. Jonathan Singer
Stanley M. Swingle
Arne Tiselius
Warren Weaver
Ibert C. Wells
Paul L. Wolf
Emile Zuckerkandl

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Portrait of Lee A. DuBridge.
Portrait of Lee A. DuBridge. 1948.
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Lee A. DuBridge

1901-1994

Lee A. DuBridge Papers, 1932-1986
Location: Caltech Institute Archives
Address: Mail Code 015A-74, Caltech, Pasadena, California 91125
Size: 102 linear feet
Finding Aid: http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt8w1014rz
Phone: 626-395-2704  Fax: 626-793-8756
Email: archives@caltech.edu  Web: http://archives.caltech.edu/

 

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"As to the Chemical-Biology building, we hope very much that Mr. Norman Church will make provisions so that we can start work on it in the near future. As Kirkwood has no doubt told you, Mr. Church has pledged himself to provide $1,500,000 for a Chemical-Biology building....It was the greatest good fortune, indeed, that he offered this gift just at the time when the Rockefeller gift came through."

Lee DuBridge. Letter to Linus Pauling. May 24, 1948.

"To my surprise, I recieved the Nobel Peace Prize. I was at my home here in Salmon Creek, and I got back to Pasadena a couple of days later, and I was shown a copy of the Los Angeles Times where the president of the institute, Lee DuBridge said, 'It's really remarkable that any person should get two Nobel prizes, but there is much difference of opinion about the value of the work that Professor Pauling has been doing.' That's the work for world peace, you know. Well, I thought, that's a little too much so I decided to resign from the institute....DuBridge's statement caused me to make that decision."

Linus Pauling. "An Interview with Linus Pauling." Chemistry Education, 73, 1 (January 1996): 29-32. April 1, 1994.

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