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

  • Check from LP to American Academy of Arts and Sciences for $7.50. [Filed under LP Biographical: (Business and Financial: Bank Statements and Canceled Checks, September 1950-December 1952), Box #4.021, Folder #21.2]
  • Letter from Dr. Emil Ott, Chairman, Committee on the Financing of ACS Publications to Alden H. Emery, Executive Secretary, American Chemical Society, cc: LP RE: Answers Emery’s questions regarding the minutes and writes a more clarified form of them. Explains that the committee should be considered discharged. [Letter from Emery to Ott September 25, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (American Chemical Society: Materials re: Committees and Awards, 1944-1949), Box #14.009, Folder #9.4]
  • Letter from Frances V. Benner, Special Assistant, American Chemical Society, to LP RE:
  • Letter from LP to Dr. David E. Green, Institute for Enzyme Research, University of Wisconsin, RE: Discusses his travel plans and states that he will be able to spend November 13th in Madison. Inquires about the type of lecture he would like LP to give and suggests a few ideas, in particular, “The Structure of Antibodies and the Nature of Serological Reactions.” [Letters from Green to LP, September 12, 1950 and October 9, 1950] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1950s.26]
  • Letter from LP to Joseph S. Lukesh, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, General Electric Company, RE: States that he does not have any good ideas about the graphite superstructure that Lukesh observed at this time. States that it is an interesting observation and that he hopes that Lukesh continues to study the graphite problem. [Letter from Lukesh to LP, June 16, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Lukesh, Joseph S.), #218.9]
  • Letter from LP to Victor Reynolds, Cornell University Press, RE: Thanks Reynolds for sending him copies of the unauthorized Japanese printings of The Nature of the Chemical Bond. [Letter from Reynolds to LP September 26, 1950] [Filed under LP Books 1960b5.2]
  • Letter from LP to William Cochran, Crystallographic Laboratory, Cavendish Laboratory, RE: States that they would be glad to have Cochran visit their laboratory and discusses the potential visit. [Letters from Cochran to LP, September 25, 1950 and April 3, 1951] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (C: Correspondence, 1950), #74.18]
  • Letter from M. H. Trytten, General Chairman, Scientific Committees, to Major General Lewis B. Hershey, Director, Selective Service System, RE: Writes that the six Scientific Advisory Committees have reviewed the recommendations and with some minor changes, unanimously reaffirmed these recommendations and urge the early adoption of these policies, which are enclosed. [Filed under LP Science: (American Chemical Society: Correspondence, 1950-1964), Box #14.006, Folder #6.3]
  • Letter from N. A. Parkinson, Assistant to the Editor, Chemical and Engineering News, to LP RE: Asks LP to suggest a qualified person to prepare a review of the book, Verstandliche Elemente der Wellenmechanik, by Karl Jellinek. [Letter from LP to Parkinson, October 25, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Chemical and Engineering News), #70.3]
  • Letter from Professor M. L. Vest, Department of Mathematics, West Virginia University, to LP RE: Invites LP to present the principal address at the next annual meeting of the West Virginia Academy of Science, April 27-28, 1951 at Marshall College in Huntington, West Virginia. Discusses related matters. [Letter from LP to Vest, October 26, 1950] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1951s.10]
  • Letter from Richard H. McCoy to LP RE: Thanks LP for the recommendation of Dr. Emmett for the position of Head of the Chemistry Department at the University of Pittsburgh. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Emmett, Paul) #109.1]
  • Letter from Theoda Johnson, W. H. Freeman & Co., to LP RE: Requests to borrow Figure 30-1 of College Chemistry to lend to Spanish translators. [Letter from LP to Johnson October 9, 1950] [Filed under LP Books: 1950b.2]
  • Letter from Thomas P. Singer, Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Western Reserve University, to LP RE: Asks LP for his opinion about the paper and confirms his corrections on the manuscript he had previously sent to LP. [Letters from Singer to LP, September 29, 1950 and Letter from LP to Singer, October 6, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (S: Correspondence, 1950), #378.4]
  • Note from Gary Pickering, St. Mary’s Hospital, to LP RE: Assures him that October 16 would best fit his needs. [Letter from Pickering to LP, July 27, 1950 and Letter from LP to Pickering, October 10, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (P: Correspondence, 1950), #312.15]
  • Writes with two possible itineraries for LP’s lecture tour in the Iowa-Nebraska-South Dakota region depending on whether he will speak on a topic different from the two announced for the Ames, Iowa section. Also asks if he will be willing to speak before the South Dakota Academy of Science? [Letter from Wulf to Benner, October 27, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (American Chemical Society: Correspondence, 1950-1964), Box #14.006, Folder #6.3]