Letter from Linus Pauling to David Shoemaker. Page 1. August 26, 1949
Letter from Linus Pauling to David Shoemaker. August 26, 1949. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 4 pp.  View Transcript

Activity Listings

  • Letter from LP from Prof. George B. Kistiakowsky, Department of Chemistry, Harvard University, RE: Sends information on their current staff, as requested by LP. Asks for a list of the best physical chemists under 34 years of age. Notes that Bright Wilson may be sending a similar query. Adds in a post-script that he is not convinced by LP's statements on the low heat of sublimation of carbon. [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #198.14, file:(Kistiakowsky, George B.)]
  • Letter from Unknown to LP. RE: Is disturbed to learn that he is a sponsor of the “Peace Congress.” Affirms his right as an individual to express his opinion. Informs him that the general public has a hard time differentiating between individual opinion and the Society's position. Requests that he withdraw his sponsorship, not attend the event, or resign as president of ACS. [Filed under LP Science: American Chemical Society: Correspondence, 1949-1950: Box #14.005 Folder #5.1]
  • Letter from W.H. Freeman, W.H. Freeman and Co., to LP . RE: Freeman says that he hasn't deleted anything from the marked copy of the manuscript- he is only suggesting changes for LP to make. [Filed under LP Manuscripts of Books, 1950b.1]
  • Letter to LP from Dave of the Roscoe B. Jackson Memorial Laboratory who states that he is almost done with his draft on 5-aziosophthalate ion, which he will send and he goes on to list his findings with antibodies and the kidney. He also goes on to discuss appointments he has been seeking.