Letter from Linus Pauling to Vickrey Dougherty. Page 1. October 16, 1961
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Activity Listings

  • Article: “Fallout Measurement: Soviets Opposed to a Role for the UN.” Science. [Filed under LP Peace: Materials re: Nuclear Fallout; Radiation Hazards, 1960-1961: Box #7.004, Folder #4.29]
  • Copy of Letter from Homer Jack to Professor V. Chkhikvadze, RE: Jack must decline the invitation to attend the World Council of Peace in Stockholm.  Jack believes that National SANE is not prepared to send a participant at this time to the World Council of Peace.    
  • Court Document: “Deposition of James Roosevelt”, October 20, 1961. [Filed under LP Biographical: (Pauling v. Bellingham Publishing Company, 1960-1963, 1965), Box #3.001, Folder #1.7] 
  • Handwritten letter from William G. Woods to LP, RE: Woods would like ot meet with LP to discuss LP's recommendations for any teaching or industrial position for a physical-organic chemist. Woods is very uneasy in his current position due to his pacifist beliefs and would like to relocate. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (W: Correspondence, 1960-1962), #445.2]
  • Letter from B. Smith to LP, RE: Smith is enclosing copies of the appeal which were sent to South Africa.  Smith notes that some people sent their signatures directly to the United Nations.  [Filed under LP Peace: (Materials re: petition signers, Australia - Yugoslavia, 1961), Box #5.015, Folder #15.5]
  • Letter from Dr. Warren E. Lux, Coordinator, Ph. D. Recruiting, Union Carbide Corporation, to LP, RE: Asks for recommendation on Dr. Joseph Kraut; LP was his thesis advisor. [Letter from LP to Dr. Lux, October 24, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (K: Correspondence, 1957-1962), #201.5] 
  • Letter from Henry T. Yost, Amherst College, to LP. RE: Informs him of the tentative schedule for LP’s time at Amherst College. Asks for the title of his speeches. [Filed under LP Speeches: (Speeches by LP, 1961) Box # 1961s3 Folder #1961s3.15]               
  • Letter from J.O. Wisdom, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, to LP, RE: Asks if LP can review the book The Structure of Chemistry by E.F. Caldin. [Letter from Joan R. Harris to J.O. Wisdom, November 30, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (B: Correspondence, 1958-1961), #39.4]
  • Letter from John Gedwell to LP RE: Asks some questions related to using natural weather conditions to increase or decrease the amount of fallout from nuclear bombs. [Letter from LP to Gedwell August 7, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, G: Correspondence 1962-1965 Box 142, Folder 142.1]
  • Letter from LP to Ambassador M. Menshikov, Embassy of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, RE: LP is grateful for the letter, and is “aware of the cogency of the arguments” given in his letter.  As can be seen from his article “The Danger of Nuclear Holocaust”, he agrees that there should be a demilitarized zone in central Europe, and that Germany should not be rearmed.  LP continues to hope that the Soviet Union and the United States can come to an international agreement for complete disarmament, one that will keep all nations safe. [Letter from Ambassador Menshikov to LP, October 5, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (K: Individual Correspondence. (Kennedy-Klein, Morton)), #198.8]
  • Letter from LP to Russell, RE: LP informs Russell that American aboveground nuclear tests number about 157 totalling 120 megatons, and Soviet tests number 75 totalling 80 megatons. [Filed under LP Correspondence (Russell, Bertrand, 1955-1967, No Date) #337.6]
  • Letter from M. von Ardenne to LP, RE: Written in German. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (V: Correspondence, 1933-1969), #427.21]
  • Letter from Morton R. Weinstein, M.D., Staff Psychiatrist, Langley Porter Neuropsychiatric Institute, to LP, RE: Invites LP to address the Institute’s Wednesday Noon Staff Conference on February 14, 1962, the day after his presentation to the Interdisciplinary Program at this medical center.  LP’s work on the molecular basis of mental disease would be interesting for the staff, but any topic in that general area be fine.  Weinstein describes the meeting. [Letter from LP to Weinstein, November 6, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (L: Correspondence, 1961-1963), #232.1]
  • Letter from Mrs. Cech to LP, RE: Would like LP to mobilize the people of America to send letters to Russia against nuclear war, and to talk about peace and love for God. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (C: Correspondence, 1961-1962), #76.1] 
  • Letter from R.W. Wiedman, Field Representative, State of California Department of Education, to LP, RE: The status of an organization known earlier as the University of Unified Knowledge and now as the California Institute for Advanced Study is being invested, and information from LP is needed because he is listed on their stationary as a member of the advisory board.  Mr. Wiedman would first like to know if LP is associated with them, and second what his opinion of it is. [Letter from LP to Mr. Wiedman, October 24, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (E: Correspondence, 1960-1969), #113.2]
  • Letter from Sherwood Sugden to LP RE: Explains that Canada is appealing to the UN to stop all tests, but he feels that too much emotion is involved in the discussions. Therefore, he asks LP for an article that would answer several questions related to bomb testing since LP is capable of giving a cool, succinct, and scientific appraisal. [Filed under LP Manuscripts of Articles: (Manuscripts and Typescripts of Articles by LP, 1961), Box #1961a2, Folder 1961a2.12] 
  • Letter from Stanley Thoren, Jr. to LP, RE: Thoren would appreciate it if LP would send him an autographed photograph so that Thoren might include it in his high school science project on biographies of notable scientists. A handwritten note indicates that an autographed photo was sent to Thoren on October 30, 1961. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (T: Correspondence, 1956-1963), #411.6]
  • Note from Olive Mayer to AHP, RE: Says that Else Zeuthen has volunteered to go to Moscow to discuss inherent differences and similarities between the U.S. and the Soviet Union in the movement for peace.  Although Mayer is aware of Zeuthen’s anti-communist opinions, notes that it could be a worthwhile project and asks that AHP accompany her during her talks in Moscow.  [Filed under AHP materials re: Peace and Women: (Correspondence, Assorted Materials re: WILPF Triennial Congress, 1961-1962), Box#4.002, Folder#2.1]