Letter from Linus Pauling to Arthur B. Lamb. Page 1. July 18, 1941
Letter from Linus Pauling to Arthur B. Lamb. July 18, 1941. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

Travel: Chicago

Activity Listings

  • Letter (copy) from Franklin D. Roosevelt, The White House, to Dr. Jewett, President, National Academy of Sciences. RE: Informs him that he has recently established an Office of Scientific Research and Development within the Office for Emergency Management. Has appointed Dr. Bush as the Director. Requests that the Academy help the new office in every way possible. Informs him that his services are essential to defense. [Filed under LP Science: National Academy of Sciences, 1939-1944: Box #14.018 Folder #18.2]
  • Letter from Reuben E. Wood to Commander J. H. Poppen, Bureau of Aeronautics. RE: Informs him that two oxygen meters were delivered to the Naval Research Laboratory. Suggests that he inspect the instruments and inquire as to the results of any tests that have been made on them. Asks questions that they wold like to know if they were to make an instrument for them. Informs him of the cost per instrument. [Filed under LP Science: Scientific War Work - Materials re: the Pauling Oxygen Meter, 1940-1947: Box #13.001 Folder #1.2]
  • Note: “That wicked Paddy! Dinner at the Millikens. He even drank some beer when I wasn't looking.” [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #3.1, file:(Record of LP's diet while ill with nephritis kept by Ava Helen Pauling, 1941-1942.)]
  • Record of LP's diet while ill with nephritis. Breakfast: 1 c orange juice, 2 shredded wheat, ½ c milk, ½ c cream, 4 T cream, 2 sq butter, 4 t sugar / Lunch: 2 egg omelette, 1 c milk, 1 sq butter, coca-cola / Dinner: 25 cherries, ½ c peas, 1 piece rye crisp, mushrooms, ½ c potato, 1/4 oz sweet breads, 1 tomato, lettuce, gelatin dessert with egg white.