- Letter from LP to Henry Allen Moe, Guggenheim Foundation. RE: Returns his letters. Encloses a statement prepared at CIT, and copies of the letters of submission. Informs him that the statement expresses his opinion on the matter. [Filed under LP Science: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1925-1945: Box #14.013, Folder #13.19]
- Letter from LP to Homer Smith RE: Explains that several people in the area signed the letter of November 13th and will not be signing the letter to President Truman. States that he signed both, but now regrets having signed the second due to the inclusion of support for the social sciences. [Letter from Smith to LP December 19, 1945] [Filed under Correspondence: Box #34.3, file:(Correspondence, Notes re: Science -- The Endless Frontier; A Report to the President, 1945)]
- Letter from LP to Secretary, ACS. RE: Nominates Dr. Verner Schomaker for the Award in Pure Chemistry. Explains why. Encloses seven additional copies, and a biographical sketch. [Filed under LP Science: American Chemical Society: Materials re: Committees and Awards, 1944-1949: Box #14.009 Folder #9.5]
- Letter from LP to W. Albert Noyes, Jr. [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #279, Folder #5]
December 27, 1945
Professor W. Albert Noyes, Jr.
Chariman, Department of Chemistry
The University of Rochester
Rochester 3, New York
First let me congratulate you on your choice as President-elect of the American Chemical Society. I contributed my bit by voting for you.
With respect to your letter of December 21, about openings as Instructor or Assistant Professor in Inorganic, Organic, or Physical Chemistry at The University of Rochester, could you say whether you can wait until summer, or need the man right away? We shall have some good people available in a few months, I believe.
P.S. Let me say now that we have one man who is a very active and effective worker, and who would, I think, be interested in an Assistant Professorship of Organic Chemistry at a reasonably good salary (we now pay him $3600 per year as Senior Fellow in Research, on year to year appointment). This man is Dr. David Pressman, who studied at U.C.L.A. and Cal. Tech., and who for about five years has been Research Fellow and Senior Fellow in Research, in connection with our program of Immunochemistry. His field of research is Physical Organic Chemistry—he was trained by Bill Young at U.C.L.A. and Howard Lucas here. He is writing a laboratory manual of Organic Chemistry, as co-author with Professor Lucas. He is an excellent teacher, and a very energetic, able, and effective research man. I think that he plans to continue with research in Organic Chemistry,
- Letter from Secretary to LP, to Professor George W. Beadle, Stanford University. RE: Asks for the full names of those people who have been working under the sub-contract who should be mentioned in the historical summary. [Filed under LP Science: Assorted LP War Work, 1940-1946: Box #13.006 Folder #6.4]
- Manuscript, Notes: Introduction of Colonel Evans Carlson. [Filed under: LP Speeches, 1945s.8]
- Telegram from LP to S.S. Prentiss. RE: Will proceed with publication of the two oxygen meter manuscripts unless they hear from him. [Filed under LP Science: Scientific War Work - Materials re: the Pauling Oxygen Meter, 1940-1947: Box #13.001 Folder #1.2]