Letter from Linus Pauling to Vickrey Dougherty. Page 1. October 16, 1961
Letter from Linus Pauling to Vickrey Dougherty. October 16, 1961. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 2 pp.  View Transcript

Activity Listings

  • Advertisement: ‘Peace March & Rally!’ [Filed under LP Speeches: (Speeches by LP, 1961) Box #1961s3 Folder #1961s3.10]
  • Letter from Curtis Crawford to Sirs, RE: Crawford encloses a copy of a letter from himself to  Walter Reuther and Norman Cousins. [Filed under LP Peace: (SANE: Materials regarding Dodd Investigation and Subsequent Controversy Over Membership of Communists in SANE, 1960-1962), Box #4.004, Folder #4.2]
  • Letter from Dr. Alton Ochsner, Department of General Surgery, Ochsner Clinic, to LP, RE: Ochsner has just had the opportunity to read LP’s article “Observations on Aging and Death.”  He feels that it is one of the most significant publications he has seen, and thanks LP for writing it.  He has been very concerned about the relationship between smoking and lung cancer. [Letter from LP to Ochsner, October 30, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (O: Correspondence, 1937-1965), #300.23]
  • Letter from Joan Harris to D. Speir RE: Harris informs Speir that there is no charge for the reprints she sent him. [Letters from Spier to Harris September 18, 1961, October 12, 1961] [Filed under LP Peace: Materials re: Strontium-90, 1961-1963: Box #7.014, Folder #14.8] 
  • Letter from LP to Alf Knag, RE: LP has published detailed statements as to how his estimates were reached.  For the most part they are presented in his book No More War!  Further describes how his findings have been backed up by reports from the United States National Research Council and the Committee on Genetic Effects of Atomic Radiation, as well as by other reports. [Letter from Knag to LP, September 26, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (K: Correspondence, 1957-1962), #201.5]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Hyman Hartman, Department of Biochemistry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, RE: LP sends a copy of his anesthesia paper.  LP is unable to arrange for another researcher in his lab; there is not enough space, and he is unsure of even his own situation in September 1962. [Letter from Dr. Hartman to LP, October 13, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (H: Correspondence, 1961-1962), #168.1]
  • Letter from LP to Francis Hoague RE: Accepts Hoague’s proposal that his fee in the New York Daily News case be one third of the net recovery if settlement is reached before trial and one half of the net recovery if they commence trial. Writes that he looks forward to seeing Hoague on October 20. [Letter from Hoague to LP October 2, 1961] [Filed under LP Biographical: (Pauling v. News Syndicate Co., Inc., 1961-1966, 1971), Box #3.020, Folder #20.1] 
  • Letter from LP to Ira D. Cardiff, RE: LP’s plans for the future are uncertain, but he hopes that at some point he may come and speak to the citizens of Yakima. [Letter from Ira D. Cardiff to LP, October 11, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (C: Correspondence, 1961-1962), #76.1] 
  • Letter from LP to Irwin Pronin, President, The Student Government, City College of New York, RE: LP is unable to come to CCNY because of his already-full lecturing schedule. [Letter from Pronin to LP, October 3, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (P: Correspondence, 1960-1963), #314.2] 
  • Letter from LP to Professor Herman J. Muller, Department of Zoology, Indiana University, RE: LP has heard a rumor that Muller is angry with him, but not why.  He hopes that the rumor is false, or, if it is true, that it is based on a misunderstanding that can be easily cleared up. [Letter from Muller to LP, April 3, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (M: Individual Correspondence. (Muller - Myrdal)), #252.1]
  • Letter from LP to Ruth Adams, RE: LP is pleased that the Bulletin will publish the Oslo Statement and a list of the participants in the meeting.  [Adams’ letter October 17, 1961] [Filed under LP Peace: (Oslo Conference Against the Spread of Nuclear Weapons, May 2-7, 1961), Box #2.004, Folder #4.4]
  • Letter from LP to Sir Harold Hartley, Central Electricity Generating Board, RE: LP did not know that Angus MacFarlane had died.  He doesn’t remember him very clearly, but he attended LP’s lectures on the nature of the chemical bond in Berkeley in the spring of 1935.  MacFarlane held a Commonwealth Fellowship at the University of California at Berkeley, receiving his Ph.D. in 1934.  His work was on the spectrum of diatomic arsenic, carried out with Professor Ernest Gibson, a friend of LP’s.  LP thought about the people in Berkeley at the time MacFarlane was there, and thought of Libby, who was a good friend of MacFarlane’s.  He will write something about MacFarlane’s time at Berkeley, and about MacFarlane himself, and send it to Sir. Hartley. [Note from Sir Hartley to LP, October 4, 1961] [Letter from Sir Hartley to Professor Libby, October 24, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (H: Correspondence, 1961-1962), #168.1]
  • Press Release: Announces that LP and Reverend Stephen Fritchmen of the First Unitarian Church will address a crowd on the subjects of peace, nuclear weapons and disarmament. Informs them that there will be a peace march afterwards. [Filed under LP Speeches: (Speeches by LP, 1961) Box #1961s3 Folder #1961s3.10] 
  • Program: “Women and Peace”, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, October 21, 1961. [Filed under LP Biographical: (LP Scrapbooks, 1961-1965), Box #6.008, Folder #8.118]