Letter from Linus Pauling to John Edsall. Page 1. May 11, 1955
Letter from Linus Pauling to John Edsall. May 11, 1955. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

Travel: Houston, TX

Activity Listings

  • Check from LP To Pacific Transport Lines for $1.19. [Filed under LP Biographical: (Business and Financial: Bank Statements and Canceled Checks, December 1954-February 1956), Box #4.023, Folder #23.1]
  • Itinerary: leave Houston at 12:40 PM, arrive in Los Angeles at 5:30 PM [Filed under LP Travel: Box #1.002, Folder 2.1]
  • Letter from Dr. J.O. Clayton, American Chemical Society, to LP RE: Invites LP to address the California Section of the American Chemical Society on August 8 or September 12. Would prefer August and perhaps another date in August could be arranged. Membership would appreciate a talk on the biological aspects of chemistry — specifically, LP's work on the structure of polypeptides and proteins. Offers to pay all LP's expenses in addition to an honorarium. [Letter from LP to Clayton May 31, 1955] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1955s.20]
  • Letter from LP to Allan Perlman, RE: Thanks Perlman for his letter and for the clipping from the New York Times. In response to Perlman's question about wheat germ oil, Caltech is not in a position to test the value of the product. [Letter from Perlman to LP April 28, 1955, Memo from LP to Borsook May 12, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (P: Correspondence, 1953-1959), #313.3]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. James A. Ibers RE: Pleased to hear that Ibers has taken a position with Shell Development. Looks forward to seeing Ibers and his wife when they return in August. Planning to be in Pasadena during most of the summer, working on the revision of Quantum Mechanics. LP and AHP enjoyed their trip around the world. LP has just returned from delivering the Prather Lectures at Harvard and spending a week at the University of Puerto Rico. [Letter from Ibers to LP April 25, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (I: Individual Correspondence. (Ibers - Itano)), #181.1]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Th. Foerster, c/o Professor R. Livingston, Division of Physical Chemistry, University of Minnesota, RE: Would be pleased to have Foerster visit Caltech during July or the end of June. Requests that Foerster let LP know the exact dates of his visit in advance. [Letters from Foerster to LP April 27, 1955, May 28, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (F: Correspondence, 1935-1956), #128.20]
  • Letter from Mrs. Cornett Wood to LP RE: Invites LP to speak at the forum meeting of the Throop Memorial Universalist Church on June 26. Encloses a flier indicating the general schedule for the meeting. [Letter from LP to Wood May 13, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (W: Correspondence, 1953-1959), #444.3]
  • Letter from Professor R. P. Mariella, Chairman, Chemistry Dept., Loyola University, to LP RE: As one the staff members has decided to enter industry, the department is seeking a replacement physical chemist who will teach a graduate course in thermodynamics, the physical chemistry course for chemistry undergraduates, and another course of his choosing. Wonders if LP can recommend anyone who might be interested. [Letter from LP to Mariella June 3, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (M: Correspondence, 1950-1955), #256.6]
  • Photo: Linus Pauling and four unidentified individuals. May 10,1955. Photograph by G. Glattenberg. Black and white print. [Filed under LP Photo Box: 1955i.19]