Linus Pauling Note to Self [re: revoked invitation to speak at a University of Hawaii chemistry building dedication]. Page 1. May 26, 1951
Linus Pauling Note to Self [re: revoked invitation to speak at a University of Hawaii chemistry building dedication]. May 26, 1951. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 2 pp.  View Transcript

Activity Listings

  • Check from AHP to Aletha Courtney for $36.90. [Filed under LP Biographical: (Business and Financial: Bank Statements and Canceled Checks, September 1950-December 1952), Box #4.021, Folder #21.2]
  • Enrollment Agreement at Chadwick School for Crellin Pauling for the 1951-1952 school year. [Filed under LP Biographical: Personal & Family: (Family Correspondence: Edward Crellin Pauling, 1930-1995, No Date.), Box #5.048, Folder #48.3]
  • Letter from C.K. Parks, Property Accountant to Lieutenant H.V. Marcum, Research Property Officer, Office of Naval Research, cc: LP RE: Draws his attention to a memo from LP discussing the labeling of some research equipment as permanent capital equipment. Explains that LP feels that is the wrong classification because its usefulness could end quickly; requests that classification be deleted. Note at bottom of page explains that Marcum and Parks talked, and Marcum felt that it would save his office a lot of work if they did not delete the classification, but instead waited for the tube to burn out, and then the Navy will survey it from the record. Handwritten note in top right corner: “DPS Please return for my files. BW.” [Memo from LP to Parks May 18, 1951, Letter from Rice to Parks May 25, 1951] [Filed under LP Science: (Office of Naval Research: Correspondence, Contract Status Reports and Project Status Reports, 1947-1962), Box #14.031, Folder #31.14]
  • Letter from David R. Goddard, Botanical Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, to LP RE: Lists the names of the individuals who are under consideration for the Chairman position of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at his university. Asks for LP’s advice in the matter of finding a chairman. [Letter from LP to Goddard, June 8, 1951] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (G: Correspondence, 1951), #140.15]
  • Letter from Else L. Schulze, The Procter & Gamble Company Technical Library, to LP, RE: Informs LP that Dr. J.V. Harry has nominated Dr. Bilger for the next Garvan Medal award. Asks if LP could write to the Secretary of the ACS on the behalf of Dr. Bilger by June 1st. [Filed under LP Biographical: Political Issues: (Correspondence re: University of Hawaii, 1950-1954.), Box #2.005, Folder #5.2]
  • Letter from Howard A. Meyerhoff, Chairman, Editorial Board, American Association for the Advancement of Science, to LP RE: Writes that Arnold Sommerfeld was killed recently in an automobile accident and that they would like to include a short obituary in Science. Inquires if LP would be willing to prepare the obituary. [Letter from LP to Meyerhoff, August 6, 1951] [Filed under LP Manuscripts of Articles: 1951a2.7]
  • Letter from LP to Allan Zalkin RE: Responds with information about post-doctorate fellowships sponsored by the Office of Naval Research at Caltech. Suggests that it wold be worthwhile for Zalkin to fill out and return the enclosed form. [Letter from Zalkin to LP, May 22, 1951] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Z: Correspondence, 1951), #468.8]
  • Letter from LP to Barbara W. Low, University Laboratory of Physical Chemistry, Harvard University, RE: Says that Corey’s models are still in the design stage, but that he will have Corey let her know when the models are available. [Letter from Low to LP, May 21, 1951] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Low, Barbara), #218.3]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. J.H. Means, Massachusetts General Hospital RE: Expresses pleasure at being able to participate in the dedication of the new Research building and is looking forward to visiting it again in December. Notifies him that the bulk of his expenses were paid by DuPont but informs him of the portion that was not for reimbursement purposes. [Letter from LP to Dr. Means May 8, 1951, Letter from LP to Dr. Means May 25, 1951] [Filed under LP Science: (Massachusetts General Hospital - Scientific Advisory Committee, 1949-1957), Box #15.008, Folder #8.3]
  • Letter from LP to Paul Emmett, Mellon Institute of Industrial Research, RE: Says that he cannot recommend anyone for Emmett’s catalytic group. Informs Emmett that he and AHP are leaving for Hawaii for ten days. [Letters from Emmett to LP May 15, 1951, June 5, 1951] [Filed under LP: Correspondence: (Emmett, Paul) #109.1]
  • Letter from LP to the Members of the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, RE: Tells them that he has asked Professor Zechmeister to serve as a member of the Graduate Committee of their Division for the coming year to take the place of Professor Kirkwood. Says that he also asked Dr. Schroeder to serve as the Chemistry representative on the Library Committee in place of Dr. Hughes. [Filed under LP Biographical: Academia: (CIT: Materials re: Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 1946-1956.), Box #1.020, Folder #20.5]
  • Letter from Roger E. Clapp to LP RE: Encloses an article that he is writing on proteins and asks for his reaction. [Letter from LP to Clapp, May 8, 1951] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (C: Correspondence, 1951), #74.19]
  • Note from Mata Prasad to LP RE: Discusses the magnetic susceptibilities of aromatic compounds and says that he will inform LP of his exact arrival date in Pasadena. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (P: Correspondence, 1951), #312.16]