Letter from Linus Pauling to Homer Jack. Page 1. August 20, 1962
Letter from Linus Pauling to Homer Jack. August 20, 1962. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 2 pp.  View Transcript

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  • Handwritten note: ‘Was the Transcript returned to them? No/ Was it published? No [Filed under LP Speeches: (Speeches by LP, 1960) Folder # 1960s2 Box #1960s2.13] 
  • Letter from Bill Krutz to LP RE: Tells LP that he is a senior in high school and has already taken a year of Advanced Placement Chemistry. Says that he has used LP’s text Chemistry 2nd Edition for reports and extra reading and thinks that the book is wonderful though it could use more problem exercises. [Letter from LP Bill Krutz September 14, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, K: Correspondence 1957-1962 Box 201, Folder 201.6]
  • Letter from Harry Kalven, Jr., University of Chicago, to LP. RE: Is pleased that he is agreeable to his desire to be an intermediary. Sees a problem as LP, Glass and Rabinowitch will be abroad during the coming months. Informs him that the September issue has already gone to print. [Letter from LP August 19, 1962, August 27, 1962] [Filed under LP Biographical: Typescripts, Correspondence: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 1962-1963: Box # 3.058 Folder #58.8]
  • Letter from John Golden to LP RE: Encloses a copy of the letter he sent to Dr. Teller. Says that he hopes Teller will debate with LP and that LP will be available. [Letter from Golden to Teller August 21, 1962] [Letter from Golden to LP September 27, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, G: Correspondence, 1962-1965 Box 142 Folder 142.1]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Jake Bello RE: Tells him that he is not in sufficiently close touch with the Gordon Conferences to venture to support a proposal and did not write Dr. Parks as a result. [Telegram from Bello to LP August 16, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, G: Correspondence, 1962-1965 Box 142 Folder 142.1] 
  • Letter from LP to Frank Toole RE: Thanks Toole for writing the letter to Lester Pearson on behalf of Dr. Perry. Says Perry has not yet heard about the decision, but LP thinks Toole’s letter will help. [Letter from Toole to Pearson August 9, 1962] [Letter from Toole to LP August 23, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, P: Individual Correspondence (Pais - Perry) Box 304, Folder 304.15] 
  • Letter from LP to H. A. Scheraga RE: Says that his plans for next year are such that he cannot accept the invitation to participate in the symposium on the structure of water. [Letter from Scheraga to LP August 15, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, S: Correspondence, 1962-1963 Box 382 Folder 382.1] 
  • Letter from LP to James S. Pelle RE: Thanks Pelle for the letter and manuscript. Says that he thinks Pelle is probably wrong in his statement that gycerol glass has zero entropy and not a finite entropy. Refers Pelle to a paper LP wrote with R. C. Tolman. Tells Pelle that his interests have turned in other directions and he would not have time to participate in the program Pelle suggested. [Letter from Pelle to LP August 20, 1962] [Letter from Pelle to LP September 7, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, P: Correspondence, 1960-1963 314, Folder 314.3]
  • Letter from LP to L.A. DuBridge, Caltech President, RE: In order that his records be complete, LP is writing to ask for information regarding the action taken by the Board of Trustees on 1, 29 J [Filed under LP Safe Contents, Drawer 2, Folder 2.006]
  • Letter from LP to Mary Harley Jenks, College Preparatory School, RE: Explains that he considers his text College Chemistry to be satisfactory to use in teaching high school chemistry. [Letter from Jenks to LP August 13, 1962] [Filed under LP Books: 1955b.4]
  • Letter from LP to Otto Luther RE: Tells Luther that the article on a radical critique on the theory of Einsteinian relativity is out of his field and he was not able to understand Luther’s criticism on the theory of relativity. Returns the article. [Letter from Luther to LP August 14, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, L: Correspondence 1961-1963 Box 232, Folder 232.2] 
  • Letter from LP to Peter Pauling, RE: LP thinks he will be in London in early September, but isn't certain yet; he says he will write later to let Peter know when he will arrive. He has an idea he wants to discuss with Peter- he suggests they collaborate on a high school chemistry text. It would provide a source of income for some time, and LP offers to pay Peter's wage for the next year if Peter will take a leave of absence and join LP in Pasadena. He would ike Peter to decide immediately, in case his answer is negative, so that LP can get on with hiring another helper for his project if Peter declines. [Filed under LP Safe Documents, Drawer 2, Folder 2.013, Item 13.67]
  • Letter from LP to Richerd Zeller RE: Thanks Zeller for the invitation to speak at the youth conference, but says that he must decline due to his busy schedule. [Letter from Zeller to LP August 13, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, Z: Correspondence, 1940-1980 Box 468, Folder 468.18] 
  • Letter from LP to Robert H. Carleton RE: Says that he is unable to send the requested statement due to his pending departure on a trip to Europe. [Letter from Carleton to LP August 10, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, S: Correspondence, 1962-1963 Box 382 Folder 382.1] 
  • Letter from Linda Hopkins to R. K. Mishra RE: Tells Mishra that LP made three films about the teaching of chemistry for the National Science Foundation and one on molecular vibrations for the American Chemical Society. Says that as far as she is aware the films are not available for distribution. Suggests that he write the National Science Foundation and the American Chemical Society. [Letter from Mishra to LP August 17, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, M: Correspondence, 1962-1964 Box 259, Folder 259.1] 
  • Letter from Morris J. Nicholson, International Anesthesia Research Society, to LP. RE: Asks if they can arrange a breakfast for LP and AHP on March 27, after which LP would give a medical talk. [Letter from LP August 29, 1962] [Filed under LP Speeches: Speeches by LP, 1963: Box #1963s Folder #1963s.12]  
  • Letter from Richard M. Noyes to LP RE: Thanks LP for the letter and his comments. Says he was not aware of the paper by Schwarzenbach. Responds to some of the comments LP made on his article. Discusses an article on conventions for the Journal of Chemical Education that he enclosed for LP to look at. Handwritten note at the top, “check my MS with Table 1.” [Letter from LP to Noyes June 5, 1962] [Letter from LP to Noyes August 24, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, N: Individual Correspondence (Noyes, H. Pierre - Nyholm) Box 279, Folder 279.2]  
  • Letter from Robert W. Chandler to LP RE: Informs LP that there is an unpaid balance of $90,080 left in the Ford Foundation grant and asks LP for the current status of, and any future plans for, his grant work so they can decide what to do with the remaining sum of the grant. [Letter from LP to Chandler August 27, 1962] [Filed under LP Science: (Orthomolecular Medicine and Mental Health: Materials re: Ford Foundation grants for the study of mental disorders, 1955-1966), Box #11.088, Folder #88.11] 
  • Letter to LP from Albert Sullivan, Jr., M.D., Associate Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Lecture Committee Alpha Omega Alpha, RE: Invites LP to speak for the University of Minnesota chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha. [Letter from LP to Albert Sullivan, September 31, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (A: Correspondence), #14.1] 
  • Memo from LP to Dr. Frank Catchpool RE: Says he found that there is no value for the standard enthalpy of formation P4O6. Discusses the difficulty in measuring it. Asks if Catchpool would be interested in making a determination of the quantity. [Filed under LP Correspondence, Catchpool, John Francis, 1959-1994 #62.4]
  • Memo from LP to Dr. Frank Catchpool RE: Suggests that Catchpool carry out a run with 5 normal butylammonium chloride saturated with ether because it would be interesting to see if there is a change in the conductance similar to that produced by chloroform. [Filed under LP Correspondence, Catchpool, John Francis, 1959-1994 #62.4]