Memorandum from Linus Pauling to Charles Newton. Page 1. October 23, 1950
Memorandum from Linus Pauling to Charles Newton. October 23, 1950. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

Travel: Philadelphia, PA

Activity Listings

  • Check from LP to Peter Pauling for $15.00. [Filed under LP Biographical: (Business and Financial: Bank Statements and Canceled Checks, December 1948-November 1950; 1960-1962), Box #4.019, Folder #19.2]
  • Itinerary: Leave Los Angeles, arrive in Philadelphia at 10:25 PM; stay at Benjamin Franklin Hotel [Filed under LP Travel: Box #1.001, Folder 1.8]
  • Letter dictated by LP to George Baitsell, Society of the Sigma Xi, RE: Declines the invitation to attend the next meeting for the Society of Sigma Xi. States that he has to give a speech at the Institute and, therefore, cannot be present for the committee meeting. [Letter from Baitsell to LP, October 31, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Sigma Xi), #375.2]
  • Letter from A.M. Zarem, Director of Stanford Research Institute, L.A. Division to LP. RE: Enclosing a check for LP’s services as a consultant to the Institute in the field of air pollution for September 1950. [Filed under LP Biographical: (Business and Financial: Tax Documents, 1930-1956), Box #4.001, Folder #1.5]
  • Letter from Beatrice Wulf to Dr. W.W. Rubey, USGS RE: Explains that Latimer felt LP is more knowledgeable about Dr. Sterling Hendricks’ work in Chemistry and so asked him to write the summary for Hendricks’ dual nomination to the geology and chemistry sections of the National Academy of Sciences. Informs him that LP is on an eastern trip and asked her to forward the information to Rubey, agrees to send more copies if needed. [Letter from Latimer to LP August 9, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (National Academy of Sciences, 1945-1951), Box #14.019, Folder #19.3]
  • Letter from Chelsea O. Inman to LP. RE: Thanks him for his letter to Selective Service Board helping Jack apply for draft deferment. [Reply to LP October 6, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: ( I: Correspondence, 1950) #185.11]
  • Letter from D. Stewart, Chairman, Hamilton Local Section, Chemical Institute of Canada, to LP RE: States that the Hamilton Section is pleased to have LP address them on November 4th. Discusses arrangements for his visit. [Filed under LP Speeches: 1950s.24]
  • Letter from Jarvin R. Heiman to LP RE: Asks LP to write a reference letter for him because he is applying to Washington University School of Medicine. Discusses his studies, in particular chemistry classes, while a student at Caltech. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (H: Correspondence, 1950), #166.1]
  • Letter from Karl Lark-Horovitz, Head of the Department of Physics, Purdue University, RE: States that he talked with the editorial board of Science and they are glad that LP has agreed to write the article about quantum mechanics for the special issue of Science, “50 Years of Quantum Theory.” Discusses the style of the article and due date. [Letters from LP to Lark-Horvitz, October 9, 1950 and November 13, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (L: Correspondence, 1950), #230.16]
  • Letter from L.O. Brockway, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan, to LP RE: Confirms their telephone conversation arranging for LP to speak in Ann Arbor on December 8th in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the local section of the American Chemical Society. Asks that LP send him an exact title for his lecture on the topic of biochemistry. Discusses travel arrangements. [Letter from LP to Brockway, November 20, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Brockway, Lawrence O.), #31.11 and Speeches: 1950s.28]
  • Letter from LP [Signed by Beatrice Wulf] to Professor E.B. Wilson, Editor, Proceedings of the National Academy RE: Offers his opinion of the publication, states that it does fall short of its intended purpose. Explains how the Comptes Rendus for French scientists publishes approximately 8 times as many articles a month as the Proceedings but that the US has more scientific activity going on than the French. Believes that it should become more of a journal like the Proceedings of the Royal Society from England. Suggests writing a proposal explaining these things and listing ideas on how to improve the publication and then have the board members vote on it. [Note from Wilson to LP October 18, 1950, Note from Wilson to LP November 2, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (National Academy of Sciences, 1945-1951), Box #14.019, Folder #19.3]
  • Letter from LP to George Pickering, St. Mary’s Hospital, RE: Informs him of their planned trip to Europe next summer. Encourages him to ask for help if he needs more assistance. [Letter from Pickering to LP, October 19, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (P: Correspondence, 1950), #312.5]
  • Memo from LP to President DuBridge, Caltech, RE: On behalf of George Pickering, thanks President DuBridge for visiting with him and states that he felt it was an “illuminating experience.” [Filed under LP Correspondence: (P: Correspondence, 1950), #312.5]
  • Newspaper Clippings: “New Attack by McCarthy”, “Pauling Calls Peace His Aim”, New York Times, October 24, 1950. [Filed under LP Biographical: (Civil Liberties — House Un-American Activities Committee, 1948-1960. (House Committee on Un-American Activities)), Box #2.040, Folder #40.4]