Letter from Linus Pauling to Leonard Rack. Page 1. March 30, 1955
Letter from Linus Pauling to Leonard Rack. March 30, 1955. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

Travel: Sacramento, CA; transit to Berkeley, CA

Activity Listings

  • Itinerary: Berkeley, Alumni House (on campus) "Problems of Mountain Altitudes" symposium [Filed under LP Travel: Box #1.002, Folder 2.1]
  • Letter from Col. T.A. Clark to LP RE: Wonders if LP believes there is a connection between the bomb explosions in Nevada and the off-season cold wave that caused so much damage to crops in the south. [Letter from LP to Clark April 7, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (C: Correspondence, 1921-1957), #74.23]
  • Letter from David Resnick, President, United Inventors and Scientists of America, to LP RE: Encouraged by the article in the Los Angeles Times, citing that LP predicted that there will be no World War III. Congratulates LP on receiving the Nobel Prize. Informs him that Dr. Robert Millikan was a member of the United Inventors and Scientists of America's National Board of Directors. Invites LP to accept a Life Membership in the organization. Invites LP to fill the post left vacant by Millikan's passing. Encloses literature regarding the organization. [Letter from de Forest to LP March 22, 1955, Letter from LP to Resnick April 7, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (R: Correspondence, 1955-1959), #341.1]
  • Letter from Dean Frank R. Kille, Carlton College, to LP RE: Has received a second grant from the Hill Family Foundation which will enable them to invite distinguished teachers and scholars for a semester's residence as guest professors during the next three years. Wonders if they could have LP for one of the four semesters of the academic years 1956-1957 and 1957-1958. Informs that the teaching load would be six hours and the financial arrangements can be made attractive. [Letter from LP to Kille April 7, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (K: Correspondence, 1936-1956), #200.20]
  • Letter from Dr. David Pressman, Director of Cancer Research in Biochemistry, Roswell Park Memorial Institute, to LP RE: Inquires whether LP will be available on April 18th. Plans to pass through Los Angeles on his return from the Federated Societies Meetings in San Francisco. Wonders if LP knows he is ineligible for the Lasker Award since winning the Nobel Prize. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (P: Individual Correspondence. (Polunin - Pritikin)), #309.7]
  • Letter from Henry Allen Moe, John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, to LP RE: Informs LP that his letter about H.R. Snyder came after the meeting of the Committee of Selection so Snyder is not on the list of nominees. Plans to talk to Snyder when he can get to Urbana. [Letter from LP to Moe March 29, 1955] [Filed under LP Science: (John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1953-1975), Box #14.015, Folder #15.3]
  • Letter from Joe K. Adams, Secretary-Treasurer, Society of the Sigma Xi, Bryn Mawr College, to Beatrice Wulf, Secretary to LP, RE: Pleased that LP and AHP will arrive at Bryn Mawr on April 28. Planned an informal dinner in their honor for 6:30 PM, with the lecture beginning at 8:30 PM. Will be a small informal gathering of Sigma Xi members. Would be happy to give them a tour of the campus. Has chosen "The Structure of Proteins." Would like to know whether LP plans to use slides, and if so, whether standard or small size. [Letters from Wulf to Adams March 29, 1955, April 13, 1955] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1955s.7]
  • Letter from LP to B.K. Sharma RE: Pleased to learn about the progress of Sharma's work on silicate minerals and about his desire to carry on post-doctoral work in the U.S. Informs him that there is not much work in the field of silicates going on at Caltech and that no decision about the possibility of Sharma working at Caltech could be made until Sharma's plans are more definite. [Letters from Sharma to LP March 22, 1955, April 16, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (S: Correspondence, 1953-1956), #379.3]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Werner Bracher, Chapman College, RE: Regrets that his busy schedule will not permit him to accept another speaking engagement at this time. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (B: Correspondence, 1955-1957), #38.1]
  • Letter from LP to Professor Henry C. Thomas, Sterling Chemistry Laboratory, Yale University, RE: Sorry to say that his eastern trip has already been completely scheduled. Regrets he cannot accept the invitation to speak before Yale. [Letter from Thomas to LP March 28, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (T: Correspondence, 1936-1955), #410.20]
  • Speech: "Hemoglobin," Erythropoesis Session, Symposium on the Problems of Mountain Altitudes, California Alumni House, University of California, Berkeley. [Filed under LP Speeches: 1955s.3]
  • Speech: "The Molecular Structure of Biological Materials," Modern Chemistry for Engineers and Scientists, Sacramento. [Filed under LP Speeches: 1955s.2]
  • Typescript: "Hemoglobin," Abstract for Symposium on the Problems of Mountain Altitudes. [Filed under LP Speeches: 1955s.3]