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- LP Research Notebooks, RNB 07 RE: Notes and X-ray diffraction data-the Chlorites [LP and Sidney Weinbaum] [Filed under LP Research Notebooks: Research Notebook 7: 124-130, 137-148, 151-160]
- Letter from J. A. Hyland to LP RE: Apologizes for the belated letter. Explains to LP that due to the many proofs and corrections that were made, the final print may not be available until the end of February. [Filed under: LP Books, 1930b.4]
- Letter from LP to Mr. J. A. Hyland. [Filed under: LP Books, 1930b.4].
January 9, 1930.
Mr. J. A. Hyland,
McGraw-Hill Book Co.,
370 Seventh Ave.,
New York City, N. Y.
Dear Mr. Hyland,
I am returning herewith corrected galley 80, together with copy for Appendix II to follow it. I am looking forward to receiving second galleys 69-79 and page proof soon, and assure you that I shall correct and return then at once. We realize that the delays have been occasioned by us; we felt, however, that the new material deserved to be included in the book despite this.
- Letter from LP to Mr. James S. Thompson, Vice President, McGraw Hill Book Co., RE: LP explains that Mr. Hyland had told him that the publication of the book would be delayed due to the extensive changes he and Professor Goudsmit made to the first galleys. LP requests that at least Chapters III, IV and V of the book be printed in a sufficient number of page proofs because he had planned to review these chapter during a seminar from February 1 to March 15. [J. A. Hyland's reply: January 14, 1930] [Filed under: LP Books, 1930b.4]
- AHP writes cheque to: Division of Motor Vehicles amount $3 [Filed under LP Biographical: Box #4.011, Folder #1]
- Handwritten note from LP to Dr. Noyes, RE: Discusses the results of the examination in Chemical Applications of Spectral Data and says that "Goudsmit + Pauling" won't appear until late February. Talks about his time spent there with AHP and Linus, Jr. Discusses the work he and Weinbaum have been doing. Encloses a Lebenslanf and a list of papers of Zachariasen, who would like to come there. LP makes suggestions about fellowships to offer him. Notes that Warren has not written him yet. Discusses the problem that Peterson is working on, finding the composition of nephilite. Discusses his upcoming travel and lecture plans. Explains his opposition to the Junior's travel prizes. [Filed under LP Personal Safe: Drawer 2, Folder 2.018.17]
- Letter from Albert L. Barrows, Assistant Secretary, National Research Council to LP RE: In the absence of Dr. Kellogg, Barrows acknowledges LP's application to the NRC for a grant of $900.00 to assist in investigation of the electron distribution in various crystals. [LP Science Box 14.027, Folder 2]
- Letter from J. A. Hyland to LP RE: Hyland acknowledges receipt of LP's letter from January 9th and discusses the proofs and the order in which LP should be receiving them. Finally Hyland asks that LP provide him with the number of students who will need reprints, the number of pages or chapters that should be included and finally and the date in which the reprints should arrive to LP so that they may used in his classes. [LP's letter: January 9, 1930] [Filed under: LP Books, 1930b.4]
- Letter from Hugh J. Kelly, Associate Editor, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., to LP RE: Kelly explains to LP that he must charge for the publication of the preprints for Chapters III, IV and V. [LP's reply: January 21, 1930] [Filed under: LP Books, 1930b.4]
- Letter from J. E. Mills, Chairman of the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, National Research Council to LP RE: LP's grant application has been referred to Mills. He notifies LP that the committee might be inclined to deny the request because grant funds are not usually given to support assistants as is the case with LP who wishes to hire Sturdivant. Mills requests more information about Sturdivant. [LP Science Box 14.027, Folder 2]
- Letter from LP to Mr. J. A. Hyland, McGraw- Hill Book Co. [Filed under: LP Books, 1930b.4]
January 21, 1930.
Mr. J. A. Hyland,
McGraw - Hill Book Co.,
370 Seventh Ave.,
New York City, N. Y.
Dear Mr. Hyland:
I am returning under separate cover corrected second galleys 69-79 inclusive.
In regard to the preprints of part of the book: the members of the seminar do not desire to purchase individual preprints. Hence, I wish to order six copies struck off from Chapters III, IV, V, and VI for their use. If convenient for you, those should be here by February 17. The charge for them is to be billed to me.
I am looking forward to receiving page proof soon.
- Postcard from Y. Nishina to LP RE: New Year's greetings. [Filed under N: Correspondence, Box #287.2]
- Letter from LP to Mr. James S. Thompson, Vice President, McGraw-Hill Book, Co., RE: LP suggests Figures 67 and 68 be made directly from inked tracings without sending them back to him for approval. LP hopes that he addition of the appendix will not interfere too much with the printing of the book. [Filed under: LP Books, 1930b.4]
- AHP writes cheque to: American Chemical Society amount $15 [Filed under LP Biographical: Box #4.011, Folder #1]
- AHP writes cheque to: American Physical Society amount $10 [Filed under LP Biographical: Box #4.011, Folder #1]
- AHP writes cheque to: The MacMillan Company amount $3.15 [Filed under LP Biographical: Box #4.011, Folder #1]
- Letter from J. A. Hyland, Manufacturing Dept., McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., to LP RE: Asks that LP return the revised proof of galley 80 as soon as possible. Hyland also wonders if Chapters III, IV, V and VI should wait to be printed until corrections are made, if so he will need the proofs back immediately. Otherwise they can begin printing right away ensuring they will reach LP in time for his seminar. [Filed under: LP Books, 1930b.4]
- Letter from J. A. Hyland, Manufacturing Dept., McGraw-Hill Co., Inc. To LP RE: Updates LP on the plans and deadlines for the publication of his book. [Filed under: LP Books, 1930b.4]
- Letter from W. A. Noyes to LP RE: Enclosed statement of purpose and contents of book being written by E. Bright Wilson, Jr. and requests LP's opinion on whether the book should be published. [Filed under N: Individual Correspondence, Box #279.3]
- Letter from J. A. Hyland, Manufacturing Dept, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., to LP RE: Hyland explains that they will go ahead and prepare the preprints as LP has not yet returned the corrected page proofs of Chapters III, IV, V and VI. [Filed under: LP Books, 1930b.4]
- Letter from LP to Prof. J. E. Mills, National Research Council. [Mills' letter to LP January 20, 1930; Mills' reply February 3, 1930] [LP Science Box 14.027, Folder 2]
January 31, 1930
Professor J. E. Mills
National Research Council,
Dear Professor Mills:
The grant-in-aid for which I have made application is to be used to pay half the salary of Mr. Sturdivant for the year 1930-31, during which time he will act as my assistant in carrying out the experimental determination of the electron distribution in crystals. The problem involves a very great amount of routine measurement and calculation; namely, the preparation of gnomic projections of thirty or forty Laue photographs taken with the crystal in various orientations and the assignment of indices to the Laue spots; The x-ray photometry of fifty or more spots on each photograph; and the reduction of the relative to absolute intensities and calculation of the Fourier series coefficients for several hundred terms. This laborious work must be carried out with great care, and can be done only by a man of experience and training.
In view of the importance of the problem, I consider it fortunate that Mr. Sturdivant is willing to apply himself to it. I would be willing to turn over the problem to Mr. Sturdivant, who would then carry on most of the experiment work also, in case that he were granted a fellowship for this purpose. But the apparatus which has been constructed here can not be moved, so that he would still have to remain here; and I understand that this runs counter to the policy of the Fellowship Board of the National Research Council.
In view of the progress which has been made on the problem, and also of Mr. Sturdivant's willingness to act in the capacity of an assistant, I feel that the suggested program is better.
Very truly yours,