Memorandum from Linus Pauling to Frank Catchpool. Page 1. February 27, 1962
Memorandum from Linus Pauling to Frank Catchpool. February 27, 1962. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

Travel: Durham, NC

Activity Listings

  • Check from AHP to Mrs. Walter Gordy for $30.50. [Filed under LP Biographical: Bank Statements and Canceled Checks: First Western Bank, January 1962-December 1962: Box # 4.027 Folder #27.1] 
  • Letter from Ann Margolis to LP RE: Margolis and other mothers in her area are concerned with fallout and its effects on children.  Margolis asks LP if it is true that the levels of Strontium 89-90 are still withing the safety ranges and that action is not necessary.  [Letter from Perry to Margolis March 26, 1962] [Filed under LP Peace: Materials re: Fallout and Radiation Shelters, and Civil Defense, 1962-1965: Box #7.008, Folder #8.10]
  • Letter from Chester Carlson to LP RE: Thanks LP for the kindness shown during his visit to Pasadena in October. Discusses a statement LP made that he read about in the paper. Says he and his wife are planning to hear LP and AHP on March 17 in Syracuse and invite them to stay at his house if their schedule permits. [Filed under LP Correspondence: C: Individual Correspondence (Caen - Cassyd) Box 57, Folder 57.11]
  • Letter from Eugenia Elliot to LP RE: Discusses the nuclear arms race and her fears about it. Says that most people don’t understand the dangers of fallout and asks if the scientists can do more to help inform the public. [Letter from LP to Elliot December 28, 1961] [Letter from LP to Elliot April 4, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, E: Correspondence, 1960-1969 Box 113 Folder 113.3] 
  • Letter from George Persky to LP RE: Tells LP that he is a doctoral student in physics at the Polytechnic Institute and he is beginning to feel as though devoting oneself to physics is figuratively becoming service to the devil. Suggests that in order to decrease the number of physicists working to create nuclear weapons, the entire scientific community shun them and turn them into social pariahs. [Letter from Harris to Persky March 8, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, P: Correspondence, 1960-1963 314, Folder 314.3]  
  • Letter from Henry Allen Moe to LP RE: Asks for LP’s advice on second Fellowship applicants in the Extra Chemistry and Extra Biochemistry groups.  [Filed under LP Science: (John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1953-1975). Box #14.015, Folder #15.8]            
  • Letter from Marcus Heyman to LP, RE: Heyman is planning to mail letters to Russia which will be signed by Columbia University Professors.  Heyman thinks that a more effective mail campaign can be waged if someone like LP were to sign a large number of letters to Soviet physicists.   [Letter from Linda Hopkins March 8, 1962] [Letter from LP October 2, 1962] [Filed under LP Peace: (The Bomb Test Suits, 1962-1964), Box #6.002, Folder #2.1]
  • Letter from Randolph McNeill and family to LP RE: Tells LP that he and his family had been looking forward to seeing LP speak at the Negro College in Durham, but it appears as if they will have to miss it. Comments on a meeting he attended in which LP’s writings on peace and war were mentioned. [Letter from LP to McNeill October 29, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, M: Correspondence 1962-1964 Box 259, Folder 259.1] 
  • Letter from Ruth Belisle to LP, RE: Belisle asks for 25 copies of LP’s interview with U.S. News and World Report which appeared last fall.  Belisle plans to use this material in a campaign of education on the hazards of fallout to be put on by the group Voice of Women - New England.    [Letter from LP April 6, 1962] [Filed under LP Peace: (Materials re: Fallout and Radiation Shelters, and Civil Defense, 1962-1965), Box #7.008, Folder #8.10]
  • Newsletter: “Committee for Peace Organization-Brooklyn” [Filed under LP Biographical: Scrapbooks: Box #6.008, Folder # 8.233] 
  • Newspaper clipping: “Nobel Prize-Winning Scientists Protests” News & Observer. [Filed under LP Biographical: LP Scrapbooks, 1961-1965: Box #6.008 Folder #8.209]