Letter from Linus Pauling to Joseph Halle Schaffner. Page 1. November 13, 1947
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  • Letter from Dr. R. E. Rundle, Atomic Research Institute, Iowa State College, to LP RE: Sends LP the paper on interstitial compounds and discusses his opinion on the lengths of bonds. [Letters from LP to Dr. R. E. Rundle October 23, 1947, November 19, 1947] [Filed under LP Correspondence: #336.12, two copies]
  • Letter from Dr. Richard Dodson to LP RE: Sends a draft manuscript of a report on Harbottle's work with thallium to be submitted to the JACS. [Letter from LP to Dodson November 18, 1947] [Filed under LP Correspondence Box: #96.5, file:(Dodson, Richard, 1936, 1939-1940, 1942, 1947, 1954, 1956)]
  • Letter from E. Everet Minett, Acting Executive Director and Assistant Secretary Treasurer, Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists, to Frederick M. Thomas, CC: LP, RE: Replies that Dr. Einstein will be unable to write the requested preface. Sends comments on the enclosed chapter. Suggests that Thomas contact LP, a trustee of the Committee, to whom he is sending a copy of the manuscript. [Letters from Thomas to Einstein September 30, 1947, from LP to Einstein December 2, 1947] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #107.1, file:(Einstein, Albert)]
  • Letter from J. W. Barker, Society of the Sigma Xi, to LP RE: States Prof. Albert O. C. Nier will cover the eastern portion of the Northwestern Tour, leaving the central portion for Dr. Zechmeister. Inquires about LP taking a sabbatical so he could visit each of the Northwestern Tour campuses for multiple days, and a talk before high school students. Asks LP to look at the Sigma Xi yearbook, which is being sent. [Letters from LP to Dr. J. W. Barker November 4, 1947, December 5, 1947] [Filed under LP Correspondence: #375.2]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Martin D. Kamen, School of Medicine, Washington University, RE: Sends a copy of the letter from Dr. Alfred N. Richards, President of the National Academy of Sciences. Suggests Kamen write him directly. [Letters from Theben to LP November 13, 1947, from Richards to LP November 11, 1947, from Kamen to LP November 15, 1947] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #197.2, file:(Kamen, Michael)]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. T.W.J. Taylor, President, University College of the West Indies, RE: States that he has heard Eberhardt did not receive the appointment to the chemistry department. Informs him of his travel plans for the coming year. Recommends to him George Pepper as an administrative assistant, listing his work history and qualifications. [Note from Taylor to LP July 24, 1947, Letter from LP to Eberhardt August 14, 1947] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #106.3, file:(Eberhardt, William H., 1946, 1947, 1949-1951, 1953, 1955-1956, 1961-1963, 1971, 1981, 1983, 1991)]
  • Letter from LP to Ruth Weinberger, Hunter College, RE: LP thanks Weinberger for her letter, and is sorry that she cannot use "General Chemistry" as a text for her students. He informs her that a friend of his, Professor James E. Bell of Rollins College, is using the book for average students and omitting the parts that were too difficult for them. [Filed under LP Manuscripts of Books, 1947b5.1]
  • Letter from LP to Thomas Sherwood RE: Sends the patent number for Air-Wick, mentioning that it also appears in full-page add in a November issue of Life. [Letter from Sherwood to LP August 25, 1947] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #8.2, file:(Air-Wick, 1944, 1947)]
  • Letter from LP to W.H. Freeman, W.H. Freeman and Co., RE: LP thanks Freeman for his letter, and is pleased that Freeman thinks well of his book. He was also very glad to have the list of suggestions and errors. [Filed under LP Manuscripts of Books, 1947b5.1]
  • Note from Dr. Thomas Addis to AHP RE: Sends lab results from their visit. Praises LP's new chemistry text for its readability. Asks her to tell LP that he will see Bill Kerr on December 3rd, and is enclosing a draft of the history of his clinic, hoping that it might help others to see the value of their work. [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #2.2, file:(Addis, Thomas 1946-1947)]
  • Note from M.R. Card, Temporary Chair, Desert Water Association to LP RE: Requests he come and talk to the newly formed group on the use of atomic energy for water purification. [Letter from LP to Card November 18, 1947] [Filed under LP Correspondence Box: #74.15, file:(C: Correspondence, 1946)]
  • Notice from Dr. Paul Gombas, Prof. in the ordinary on the Technical University, director of the Physical Institute, RE: States that Mr. Camille Sándorfy is working in Paris with M. Louis dr. Broglie. Describes the work that Sándorfy did in Hungary. [Notice from K. Laki s.k. November 15, 1947] [Filed under LP Correspondence: #357.2]
  • Telegram from LP to Sir Alfred Egerton RE: “Greatly pleased but unable to be present Dev XXX December one.” [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #112.13, file:(E: Correspondence, 1947)]