Letter from Linus Pauling to Walter Gordy and J.H. Saylor. Page 1. April 1, 1942
Letter from Linus Pauling to Walter Gordy and J.H. Saylor. April 1, 1942. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

Activity Listings

  • Letter from A.N. Clark, D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., to LP . RE: The Company is very interested in the mimeographed general chemistry text which LP is using in his classes. They ask that he send a copy for their study, and assure him that they would be pleased to work with him on the matter of publishing the text in book form. [Filed under LP Manuscripts of Books, 1947b5.21]
  • Letter from Dr. Henry P. Treffers, College of Physicians and Surgeons, to LP. RE: Declines LP's offer because of financial and work obligations. [Letter from Treffers to LP March 28, 1942, Letter from LP to Treffers April 8, 1942] [Filed under LP Science: Materials re: Antibody and Antigen Research; the Nature of Serological Reactions, 1940-1947, 1950-1952, 1973, 1986: Box #7.001 Folder #1.1]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Arthur F. Scott, Acting President, Reed College, RE: States he has written to Mr. David P. Shoemaker and suspects he will accept the position at M.I.T. Discusses the other possibilities of work Shoemaker could have at Cal Tech, and mentions the likelihood that he would soon be transferred to war work and would be deferred. [Letters from Arthur F. Scott to LP March 31, 1942, April 20, 1942] [Filed under LP Correspondence: #363.3]
  • Letter from LP to Mr. Vannevar Bush, Director of the Office of Scientific Research and Development. Accepts appointment as Official Investigator in connection with the contract No. 402 between the Office of Scientific Research at CIT. Returns the two signed copies of the Pledge of Secrecy. LP Safe: Drawer 2, Folder 2.004
  • Letter from William Seifriz, Botanical Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, to LP RE: Sends a copy of the Monograph on the Structure of Protoplasm and suggests LP read the introduction and page 271. [Letter from LP to Dr. William Seifriz April 13, 1942] [Filed under LP Correspondence: #361.5]
  • Record of LP's diet while ill with nephritis. Breakfast: 1 orange, 1/3 c cream, 1 egg, 2 p toast / Lunch: 5/8 c milk, soup, 1 p toast, 3 prunes / Supper: rice, etc [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #3.1, file:(Record of LP's diet while ill with nephritis kept by Ava Helen Pauling, 1941-1942.)]