Letter from Linus Pauling to Herman Branson. Page 1. October 6, 1950
Letter from Linus Pauling to Herman Branson. October 6, 1950. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

Activity Listings

  • Letter from Howard Odum, Institute for Research in Social Science, University of North Carolina, to LP RE: States that he read LP’s article in the September 1950 issue of Scientific American. Odum asks for LP’s assistance in resolving the problem of fellow sociologist who tends to take the “frame of reference” approach to theory and research. Encloses an article entitled, “Understanding Society,” by Howard W. Odum. [Letter from LP to Odum, October 25, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (O: Correspondence, 1950), #300.12]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. T. H. Davies, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, RE: Approves the draft of the appeal letter and agrees to sign it. [Letters from Davies to LP, September 27, 1950 and February 7, 1951] [Filed under LP Peace: (Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 1948-1964), Box #3.016, Folder #16.3]
  • Letter from LP to George Glockler, Chairman, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, State University of Iowa, RE: States that he plans to attend the ACS meeting and that he would be happy to take part in the symposium. Suggests that he invite Professor V. Schomaker and Dr. William N. Lipscomb. [Letters from Glockler to LP, August 1, 1950 and December 2, 1950] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1951s.15]
  • Letter from LP to Henry Allen Moe, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation RE: Hopes he continues to recover. Updates him on his life as well as the lives of Peter, Linda, and Crellin. Suggests he contact Libby about the “new-type” fellowships. [Letter from Moe to LP September 29, 1950, Letter from Moe to LP October 14, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1946-1952), Box #14.014, Folder #14.5]
  • Letter from LP to J. W. Stout, Institute for the Study of Metals, University of Chicago, RE: Provides information about the lead-thallium system that he obtained from studying it 25 years ago. Discusses Dr. Tang’s recent investigation of this system. [Letter from Stout to LP, October 28, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (S: Correspondence, 1950), #378.4]
  • Letter from LP to James H. Stack, American Chemical Society News Service, RE: Thanks him for the advance copy of the article from Pageant magazine. However, writes that he is not pleased with the article and he does not remember making the statement they attributed to him. [Letter from Stack to LP, September 27, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (American Chemical Society: Correspondence, 1950-1964), Box #14.006, Folder #6.3]
  • Letter from LP to W. H. Freeman RE: States that he received a letter from Syuzo Seki of the Faculty of Science at Osaka University saying that he received a license to translate General Chemistry in Japan. Seki also asked for LP’s portrait and a special preface for the Japanese edition. Inquires if it is okay for him to send the portrait and preface. [Letter from LP to Seki, August 3, 1950] [Filed under LP Books: 1947b6.2]
  • Letter from LP to Yoshio Nishina RE: Mentions a student working in his lab and regrets that there is a war in Korea. Thanks him for the letter. [Letter from Nishina to LP, September 25, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (N: Correspondence, 1950), #287.17]
  • Letter from N. F. Mott, University of Bristol, to LP RE: Encloses notes about some points that he wants to discuss at the Wisconsin Conference on x-ray spectra and the theory of solids. [Filed under LP Speeches: 1950s.26]
  • Letter from Robert B. Corey to F. R. Abeele, Biochemistry Department, Lilly Research Laboratories, cc. LP RE: Discusses the ash content of ACTH samples. States that he prepared more samples to be sent to Dr. Van Abeele for possible assay for ACTH activity. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Eli Lilly and Company), #111.4]
  • Telegram from Edwin J Cohn and George Satchard, Harvard Medial School to LP RE: States they are holding Gelatin Conference on October 18 and hope he can attend to inform of the present state of oxypolygelatin. [Notes at bottom: “Regret cannot attend gelatin conference. Dan Campbell might come. I suggest inviting him.” and “3-4-5-6-7 and thru Stanley Swingle, Lilly”] [Telegram from LP to Dr. Edwin J. Cohn October 3, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (Materials re: Oxypolygelatin Blood Plasma Substitute, 1945-1951), Box #6.003, Folder #3.2]
  • Telegram from LP to Dr. Edwin J. Cohn, Harvard Medical School, RE: Regrets that he cannot attend the gelatin conference but suggests inviting Dan Campbell. Gives contact information. [Telegram from Edwin J. Cohn and George Satchard to LP, October 2, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (Materials re: Oxypolygelatin Blood Plasma Substitute, 1945-1951), Box #6.003, Folder #3.2]