Letter from Linus Pauling to Leonor Michaelis. Page 1. October 19, 1942
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Activity Listings

  • Entry in research notebook by W. H. Eberhardt, National Research Defense Committee, on NDRC-11. [Filed under LP Science: Materials re: Non-Pauling War Work, 1942-44: Box #13.007 Folder #7.1]
  • Letter from Arthur F. Scott, Acting President, Dept. of Chemistry, Reed College, to LP RE: Explains that a number of senior chemistry students will be graduating in January and asks if they could do any graduate work at Cal Tech in the spring. Lists and recommends a number of candidates. [Letter from LP to Dr. Arthur F. Scott October 26, 1942] [Filed under LP Correspondence: #339.4]
  • Letter from Emil Ott, Director of Research, Hercules Powder Company to LP RE: Informs that Hercules cannot send a representative to the West Coast this year, but are interested in hiring a number of Ph.D.'s and would like recommendations and applications. [Letter from LP to Ott October 27, 1942] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #300.5, File: (O: Correspondence, 1942)]
  • Letter from LP to F.A. Gilfillan, Dean, Oregon State University, RE: Informs him of Cal Tech's need for several researchers in connection with war projects. Describes the positions, including a senior investigator in immunochemistry. Requests Gilfillan recommend suitable candidates. [Letters from Gilfillan to LP October 30, 1942, from Gilbert to LP November 24, 1942] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #136.10, file:(Gilfillan, F.A.)]
  • Letter from LP to Henry Allen Moe, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. RE: Shall be pleased to serve as a member of the Committee of Selection. [Filed under LP Science: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1925-1945: Box #14.013 Folder #13.17]
  • Letter from LP to Professor E. Bright Wilson, Jr., Department of Chemistry, Harvard University RE: Says that he spoke to Patterson immediately with the offer of $2400 which was accepted, explains that he sent the telegram before knowing Patterson's duties and so discussed them with Patterson, reports that Patterson agreed and gives Lucas' recommendation of Patterson as a careful man. Gives the details of the work of Dr. Williams, and says that his work on using lucite to give plastic a protective coating is much like theirs in their own lab. [Telegram from LP to Wilson October 19, 1942, letter from Wilson to LP October 26, 1942] [Filed under LP Correspondence: 438.5]
  • Letter from LP to Ralph DeVault RE: Informs him that while the Chemistry department has no need for a mechanic, he suggests that LP send an application to the men in charge of the national defense project at Cal Tech. [Letter from LP to Devault, Don October 19, 1942] [Filed under LP Correspondence Box #93: file:(DeVault, Don, 1937, 1939-1942, 1945, 1957-1961, 1965, 1969, 1976, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987)]
  • Letter from S. S. Prentiss, Technical Aide, Section B-7, National Defense Research Committee, to LP. RE: Informs LP that he should produce a meter and send it to the Bureau of Aeronautics for inspection and testing. Gives some details of the instrument. [Filed under LP Science: Scientific War Work - Materials re: the Pauling Oxygen Meter, 1942-1950: Box #13.002 Folder #2.1]