Memorandum from Linus Pauling to Hans Kuhn. Page 1. October 31, 1946
Memorandum from Linus Pauling to Hans Kuhn. October 31, 1946. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

Activity Listings

  • Entry in Calendar: “ACS Meeting supper” [Filed under LP's Daily Calendar of Events, 1946, 1958-1966, 1968-1970, 1973-1979: Box #5.012, Folder 12.1]
  • Letter from H. B. Hass, Head, Department of Chemistry, to Alden H. Emery, Executive Secretary. RE: Finds the new situation to be satisfactory. [Filed under LP Science: American Chemical Society: Materials re: Committees and Awards, 1938-1950: Box #14.008 Folder #8.3]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Niel E. Gordon, Department of Chemistry, Wayne University, RE: Thanks him for the invitation to speak at the Chemical Forum at Wayne, but regrets that he will be unable to attend. [Letters from Gordon to LP October 23, 1946, November 8, 1946] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #140.10, file:(G: Correspondence, 1946)]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Werner Nowacki RE: Thanking Nowacki for sending his congratulations for receiving the Gibbs Medal. LP hopes that he will visit Pasadena soon. [Filed under: LP Speeches, 1946s.8]
  • Letter from LP to Prof. Frank H. Spedding, Atomic Research Institute, Iowa State College, RE: States that they are currently working on structures of metals and alloys, and requests samples of samarium and cerium compounds, preferably chloride or oxide). Asks if they (Iowa State) have done any work on the crystal structure of rare earth metals and alloys so Cal Tech won't repeat any work that has just not yet been published. [Memo from J. H. Sturdivant to LP October 31, 1946, letter from Frank H. Spedding to LP November 7, 1946] [Filed under LP Correspondence: #367.3]
  • Letter from LP to William H. Freeman, W. H. Freeman and Company RE: Tells how his trip East went, explains that he visited Wheland in Chicago to suggest he write a first-year organic text from the modern view, tells how Wheland was not interested for three reasons, which includes his satisfaction with Lucas' book. Mentions that Wheland said he has a good set of lecture notes on second year-chemistry that he continues to revise, and feels that they might be ready for publishing in three or four more years as a solo endeavor. Believes it would be well worthwhile to find someone who would write an elementary organic text from the modern view. [Filed under LP Correspondence: 439.4]
  • Letter from R. K. Summerbell, Chairman, Jury of the Willard Gibbs Medal Award, to LP. RE: Informs him that they have not received his vote for the Gibbs medal yet. Requests that it be sent promptly. [Filed under LP Science: American Chemical Society: Materials re: Committees and Awards, 1948-1951, 1967: Box #14.010 Folder #10.7]