Note to Self by Linus Pauling. Page 1. February 18, 1942
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Activity Listings

  • Letter from LP to Arthur B. Lamb, Editor, JACS, RE: Sends comments on the manuscript entitled "X-Ray Examination of Crystalline Forms of Anhydrous Sodium Stearate at Room Temperature" by McBain and Brettville. Recommends that the paper not be published in the JACS or elsewhere. Includes extensive comments. [Letter from Lamb to LP December 26, 1941] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #191.1, file:(Journal of the American Chemical Society)]
  • Letter from LP to the Committee of the Physical Science Division on the Bachelors Degree, University of Chicago, RE: Sends information regarding the chemistry program at Cal Tech. Addresses his concerns at the University of Chicago Senate's decision to shorten the chemistry program their to two years. (Note in top margin: "Hogness") [Letters from Hogness to LP February 13, 1941, February 23, 1941] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #162.5, file:(Hogness, Thorfin)]
  • Letter from Laurence Saunders, W.B. Saunders Company, to LP . RE: Saunders has read Behnke's report of his conversation with LP and is delighted to hear that LP has nearly completed his General Chemistry text. He looks forward to receiving the text, and says that either he or Behnke will be in correspondence with LP. [Filed under LP Manuscripts of Books, 1947b5.17]
  • Letter from Prof Hugh S. Taylor, Dept of Chemistry, Princeton University, to LP RE: States the Mr. W. C. Orr has already accepted a position elsewhere. Describes the less than desirable experiences of a number of Princeton students at Cal Tech and states they will not be recommending any more students to Cal Tech until they are positive they have found a proper fit, both academically and personally. Suggests they discuss it further when they meet after the Guggenheim meeting. Written in the left margin: "something personal?" Printed double sided. [Letters from LP to Prof Hugh S. Taylor February 11, 1942, February 24, 1942] [Filed under LP Correspondence: #405.6]
  • Letter from Prof. M. J. Murray, Acting Chair, Department of Chemistry, Illinois Institute of Technology, to LP RE: Informs LP of a position opening in their chemistry staff and requests he recommend a candidate. [Letter from LP to Murray February 25, 1942] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #255.9, file:(M: Correspondence, 1942)]
  • Letter from R. P. Briscue, Commander, U. S. N., to T. K. Sherwood, Technical Aide, Division B, National Defense Research Committee. RE: Informs him that his request is difficult to answer because of lack of specific information about the actual instrument. Estimates that six or eight more could be profitably applied to work. Informs him that an instrument which did not require leveling and could be used shipboard would have wider uses. Summarizes the estimated need of the Navy. Two copies. [Letter from Sherwood to various, January 15, 1942] [Filed under LP Science: Scientific War Work - Materials re: the Pauling Oxygen Meter, 1940-1947: Box #13.001 Folder #1.2]
  • Note for LP from LP RE: Reminds LP to examine publications made by Dr. Max Landau and make a statement. [Letter from LP to State Department April 18, 1942] [Filed under California Institute of Technology: Materials re: Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 1933-1963, No Date: Box #1.024, Folder 24.9]
  • Receipt for transmitting classified letter and work orders from LP to R. H. Ewell. [Filed under LP Science: Scientific War Work - Materials re: the Pauling Oxygen Meter, 1940-1947: Box #13.001 Folder #1.2]