Letter from Linus Pauling to A. Savitsky Page 1. April 8, 1957
Letter from Linus Pauling to A. Savitsky April 8, 1957. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

Activity Listings

  • Handwritten note from Wm. S. Wilson, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the University of Alaska, to LP, RE: Tells LP that he is sending a letter to Mr. Albert C. Claus about they interest in bringing him there as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at around $7000 per year. In the case that he accepts the offer, Wilson would appreciate any advice that LP could give Claus and any comments that he is willing to send to himself. Asks LP if he knows anyone from Caltech would will be in Alaska that summer that might Wilson might be able to meet with. Tells LP that he will again use LP's book in 1959-60. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (W: Correspondence, 1953-1959), Box #444, Folder #444.5]
  • Letter from Dean Lewis N. Pino, Assistant Dean of the College, The Colorado College to LP RE: Discusses his stay in Colorado Springs, and requests to know if LP would like to sightsee, rest, or something else during his stay. [Letter from LP to Dean Pino March 29, 1957, Letter from Mr. Murray to LP April 16, 1957] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1957s.14]
  • Letter from Frederick John Haas to Meyer H. Goldenkoff, Chairman, Selective Service System RE: Comments that he will not join the Armed Forces because it goes against the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which was adopted by the United Nations as well as against the Pledge of Allegiance of the World Citizens of the World Government, which he joined and is now going to help further its cause. Handwritten note at the bottom of the page addressed to LP invites LP to help him bring this idea out in public if he agrees with him. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (G: Correspondence, 1957), #141.1]
  • Letter from LP to A. Savitzky, The Perkin-Elmer Corporation. [Letter from Mr. Savitzky to LP April 1, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (P: Correspondence, 1957), #313.5]
    8 April 1957

    Mr. A. Savitzky

    The Perkin-Elmer Corporation

    Norwalk, Connecticut

    Dear Mr. Savitzky

    I thank you for your letter of 1 April about the Bier Separatory system.

    We are looking forward to receiving one of the units during the next few months, and to carrying out some studies with it.

    Sincerely yours,

    Linus Pauling:W

    cc: Dr. Rhinesmith

    Mrs. Townsend

  • Letter from LP to Frank Cross RE: Thanks Cross for his letter and says that not much is known about the effects of diet on mental activity but that it is wise that Cross is trying to discover which foods cause him trouble. [Letter from Cross to LP March 30, 1957] [Filed under LP Science: Orthomolecular Medicine and Mental Health: Materials re: Ford Foundation grants for the study of mental disorders, 1955-1956: Box #11.089, Folder 89.7]
  • Letter from LP to Stanford Moore, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, RE: Suggests the title of his talk be "Factors Affecting the Structure of Hemoglobins and Other Proteins." Mentions that he will submit a manuscript to Professor Neuberger next month. [Letter from Moore to LP January 1, 1957, Letter from Moore to LP April 11, 1957] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1957s.27]
  • Letter from LP to Sydne Kogan, Convention Coordinator, Liberal Religious Youth RE: Declines her invitation to attend the LRY's convention because he is going to be in Europe during the month of August. [Letters from Ms. Kogan to LP April 1, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (K: Correspondence, 1957), #201.1]
  • Letter from LP, to Mary E. King, Co-Editor of Newsletter, American Association on Mental Deficiency RE: States that the work he has done on Mental Deficiency is not far enough along to write an article for the AAMD's newsletter. [Letter from Mrs. King to LP April 4, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (American Association on Mental Deficiency (AAMD), 1956-1957, 1959, 1962) #9.4]
  • Letter from Leonard Engel to LP RE: Asks LP to send information when he will be at CIT the next few months and when would be a bad time for him to come and meet with him and his colleagues for work on the brochure for the Ford Foundation. [Letter from LP to Leonard Engel April 15, 1957] [Filed under LP Science: Box #11.088, Folder #88.3]
  • Letter from M.H. Sloan, National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council to LP RE: Glad that LP will be present on Friday morning, May 3rd, for the presentation of the results and chemical and physical properties of abnormal hemoglobin. Discusses that the agenda has been modified and who is coming. Hopes that LP will still come since they have reallocated his traveling funds elsewhere (they did not think he was coming). [Letters from LP to Sloan April 1, 1957, April 15, 1957] [Filed under LP Science: (National Academy of Sciences, 1955-1969), Box #14.021, Folder #21.2]
  • Memo from Lowell Peterson to Beatrice Wulf RE: Requests 300 stapled reprints of LP and Robert Corey's article "Specific Hydrogen Bond Formation between Pyrimidines and Purines in Deoxyribonucleic Acids." [Note about prices 3/19/57] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (P: Correspondence, 1957), #313.5]