Letter from Linus Pauling to Max S. Dunn. Page 1. November 21, 1949
Letter from Linus Pauling to Max S. Dunn. November 21, 1949. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

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  • Letter from Dennis Flanagan, Managing Editor, Scientific American, to LP RE: Inquires if LP would be willing to write an article for inclusion in a special issue which will review the progress of ten significant scientific disciplines during the first half of this century. States that they think that LP is the most desirable candidate to write an article about chemistry. Discusses the requirements of the article and writes that if he agrees, they would need to receive it by May 1, 1950. [Letter from LP to Flanagan, November 29, 1949 and Letter from Flanagan to LP, December 5, 1949] [Filed under LP Manuscripts of Articles: 1950a.7]
  • Letter from Dr. Paul Emmett, Mellon Institute, to LP RE: Informs LP of the best days remaining in 1949 would for him to visit, if he has an opportunity. Agrees with Dr. Dickey's explanation and includes a new table of figures for adsorption of alkyl oranges on gels prepared with various dyes. Adds that they do not have an apparatus available for measuring such low concentrations of residual indicators and as a result, will not be able to check his original work. [Letter from LP to Emmett November 17, 1949] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #109.1, file:(Emmett, Paul, 1937-1959, 1977-1982)]
  • Letter from George H. Hall, Director of Public Relations, California Institute of Technology, to Verns Orr, Jr., Verne Orr Motors, cc: Dr's L. A. DuBridge and LP, RE: States that LP will be a speaker at the Pasadena University Club meeting on January 12, 1950. Informs him that LP will speak on the subject of research that is being conducted in the chemistry division at Caltech as it relates to the field of medicine. Tells Mr. Orr to contact him if he can assist with the arrangements or provide additional information on LP. [Letter from Orr to LP, December 2, 1949] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1950s.1]
  • Letter from I. M. Kolthoff, University of Minnesota, to LP. RE: Informs him of his opinion that it would be an excellent idea for the Board of Directors to support the AAAS statement. [Filed under LP Science: American Chemical Society: Correspondence, 1949-1950: Box #14.005 Folder #5.2]
  • Letter from J.A. Leermakers, Eastman Kodak Company, to LP . RE: Leermaker has asked one of his color experts to look at the plate on color photography which LP is using in his book. The man pointed out that not all of LP's facts were correct. Leermaker is sending a reprint of a paper which summarizes the basic steps and principles involved. He also returns LP's original sketch. [Filed under LP Manuscripts of Books, 1950b1.1]
  • Letter from Prof. Robert S. Mulliken, Department of Physics, University of Chicago, to LP RE: States that the values LP asked about are coming our in the J. Chem. Phys. in a month or two; he had some other copies, but they have been exhausted. Also states that LP may have been an editor of another article that he wrote recently. Adds that he feels that the heat of sublimation of carbon is 125 kcal or not much more. [Letter from LP to Mulliken November 15, 1949] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #251.1, file:(Mulliken, Robert)]
  • Letter from Robyn Hasty, W.H. Freeman and Co., to Beatrice Wulf, RE: Hasty asks that Wulf send Dr. Malm a copy of the manuscript, now that Malm is collaborating on the manual. [Filed under LP Manuscripts of Books, 1950b1.7]
  • Letter from Roger Adams, Chairman, Board of Directors, to Alden H. Emery, Executive Secretary. RE: Agrees with his suggestion about Britton. Suggests Alter of Boston University. Mentions that it is inadvisable to select a chairman until complete membership is assured. [Filed under LP Science: American Chemical Society: Correspondence, 1949-1950: Box #14.005 Folder #5.2]
  • Letter from Walter Murphy, Editor, C &EN to Dr. C.G. King, cc: LP RE: Discusses the need for further industry support of academic chemical research, as outlined by LP. [Filed under LP Correspondence Box #70.3, file:(Chemical and Engineering News, 1947-1958, 1968-1969, 1975, 1979-1980, 1988)]