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

Travel: San Francisco, CA

Activity Listings

  • Agenda: American Civil Liberties Union of Washington, Board of Directors Meeting. [Filed under LP Biographical: Assorted Materials re: Civil Liberties), Box #2.046, Folder #46.1] 
  • Hotel bill: Hotel Mark Hopkins, San Francisco [Filed under LP Travel, Box #1.003, Folder 3.1]  
  • Letter from Ambassador M. Menshikov, Embassy of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, to LP, RE: Presents the Soviet Union’s reasons for resuming nuclear tests, including the Western Powers’ unwillingness to reach an agreement in Geneva.  He also claims that it is the U.S. and Great Britain who are pushing the arms race, and the Soviets have no choice but to respond and protect their people. [Letter from LP to Ambassador Menshikov, October 20, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (K: Individual Correspondence. (Kennedy-Klein, Morton)), #198.8]
  • Letter from Dr. F. Leonard, Vice Chairman, Geigy Research Laboratories, to LP, RE: Dr. Leonard is confirming his telephone invitation to LP to discuss his new theory of anesthesia at the 1962 Gordon Conference on Medicinal Chemistry, to be held at Colby Junior College in New Hampshire.  [Letter from Dr. Leonard to LP, December 18, 1961] [Letter from LP to Dr. Leonard, December 18, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (G: Correspondence, 1957-1961), #141.5]
  • Letter from Edith Morris to California Institute of Technology RE: Says that she read an article stating that LP and Associates were leaders in research work regarding “inborn errors of metabolism” and she is wondering if there is any work being done at a clinic now. Asks for information about how to go through the clinic. [Letter from LP to Morris October 16, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (M: Correspondence 1962-1964), #259.1] 
  • Letter from Edmund Berkeley to LP, RE: Berkeley thanks LP for sending him a copy of “Observations on Aging and Death.”  Berkeley suggests that LP not rely on the Gompertz curves of mortality due to recent evidence which shows that they do not sufficiently represent the mortality of human beings. [Filed under LP Peace: (Assorted Peace Groups, Am-Co), Box #4.010, Folder #10.4]
  • Letter from LP [dictated by him, signed in his absence] to M.S. Arnoni RE: Encloses a paper written on fallout shelters that Arnoni might be interested in publishing. Explains that he has written similar, but not identical, papers for the Liberation and Frontier. [Filed under LP Manuscripts of Articles: (Manuscripts and Typescripts of Articles by LP, 1961), Box #1961a2, Folder 1961a2.9] 
  • Letter from Lisbeth M. Powell to LP, RE: Sends a clipping from the Albuquerque Journal of October 1, 1961, where LP mentions the dangers of fallout.  Powell wonders if LP has taken any action against the Russians, who seem to have shown no signs of doing anything but completing all the tests they set out to do. [Letter from Perry to Powell, December 11, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (P: Correspondence, 1960-1963), #314.2]
  • Letter from Professor V. Chkhikvadze to LP, RE: As a recipient of the Bulletin of the World Council of Peace Chkhikvadze asks LP for some advice and suggestions relating to the types of materials offered in the Bulletin.  Chkhikvadze also asks that LP send in the names and addresses of others who may be interested in receiving the Bulletin. [Filed under LP Peace: (Assorted Peace Groups, Wo-Yo), Box #4.017, Folder #17.1]
  • Memorandum “Action and Info Memo #10,” The Conference of Greater New York Peace Groups. [Filed under LP Peace: (SANE, 1958-1966, 1982), Box #4.003, Folder #3.4]
  • Photo: Linus Pauling addressing the California Library Association. Pasadena, California. "Taken by Marco Thorne Asst City Librarian San Diego LP addressing Calif. Lib. Ass'n. Pasadena Oct 1961" Photograph by Marco Thorne. Black and white print. 1961. [Filed under LP Photo Box: 1961i.27]