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Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers, 1873-2013

04. Manuscripts and Typescripts of Speeches. 1921-1994, undated.

As with the Manuscripts and Typescripts of Articles series, this section is largely composed of manuscripts and typescripts of speeches written and delivered by Linus Pauling. Also included is correspondence relevant to the writing, delivery and/or publication of these speeches. Further materials illustrating the logistics of Pauling's travel to the location of a speech's delivery, including correspondence, itineraries and other notes, are included as well.

107 boxes

Boxes 1935s - 1944s (Page: 11 - 20)

Speeches by Linus Pauling, 1935.
Manuscript: Recent Work on the Structure of Molecules, Athenaeum, California, February 7, 1935.
Manuscript, Poster: A Straightforward Method of Interpretation of Diffraction Data, Lecture 1 of a series of five addresses on "Special Topics Relating to the Structure of Metals", University of California, Berkeley, August 29, 1935.
Manuscript: The Radial Distribution Method of Interpretation of Electron Diffraction Photographs, Lecture 2 of a series of five addresses on "Special Topics Relating to the Structure of Metals", University of California, Berkeley, September 2, 1935.
Manuscript: How to Tell an Acid from a Base, Cal Tech Chemistry Club, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, October 11, 1935.
Manuscript: The Structure of Molecule-Ions, No Location, November 25, 1935.

Speeches by Linus Pauling, 1936.
Manuscript: The Magnetic Properties and Structures of Hemoglobin and Related Substances, Sigma Xi, No Location, March 3, 1936.
Correspondence: The Structure of Hemoglobin and Other Coordination Compounds of Iron, Rochester Section of the American Chemical Society, Rochester, New York, April 23, 1936.
Manuscript: Applications of Magnetic Methods to Chemistry, Sigma Xi, University of California, Los Angeles, November 4, 1936.
Manuscript: Valence and the Structure of Molecules, Lecture to Teacher's Institute, Pasadena, California, December 18, 1936.
Manuscript: The Future of Structural Chemistry, John Winthrop House, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1936.

Speeches by Linus Pauling, 1937.
Manuscript, Typescript, Notes: The Structure of Molecules, radio talk, No Location, February 3, 1937.
Manuscript, Typescript, Correspondence, Program: Hemoglobin and Magnetism, formal chapter installation of Sigma Xi, Oregon State College, Corvallis, Oregon, May 12, 1937.
Manuscript, Correspondence: The Significance of Structural Chemistry, George Fisher Baker Lectureship, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, October 12, 1937.
[Folder also contains handwritten outline of the complete George Fischer Baker Lectureship and the Cornell University Directory, 1937-1938]

Speeches by Linus Pauling, 1938.
Manuscript: The Elements of Quantum Mechanics and the Principle of Indeterminacy, Cornell Philosophy Club, Ithaca, New York, January 20, 1938.
Manuscript, Correspondence: The Structural Chemistry of Blood, Jubilee Program, Pomona College, Pomona, California, March 10, 1938.
[LP also delivered three other lectures as part of this celebration: The Electronic Theory of Valence, March 1, 1938; The Determination of the Structure of Molecules by the Diffraction of Electrons, March 3, 1938; The Resonance of Molecules among Several Valence Bond Structures, March 8, 1938]
Manuscript: No Title, [re: Vitamin chemists: what they are and what they do] address to the Associates -- Todd Dinner, Pasadena, California, March 28, 1938.
Manuscript Notes: Protein Structure and Immunological Reactions, Location Unknown, ["Second meeting of the protein seminar"] April 19, 1938.
Notes, Reprint: The Future of the Crellin Laboratory, dedication of the Crellin Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, May 16, 1938.
Manuscript: First Seminar Talk, Remarks to the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, [re: overview of the department] California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, September 28, 1938.

Speeches by Linus Pauling, 1939.
Manuscript, Program: Theory of Color of Organic Substances, Symposium on Liquids and Polyatomic Molecules, University of Chicago, Illinois, June 26, 1939.
Manuscript, Correspondence: The Structural Chemistry of Blood, Scientific and Mathematical Association, Pasadena, California, December 16, 1939.

Speeches by Linus Pauling, 1940.
Manuscript Notes: The Nature of Serological Reactions - The Structure and Formation of Antibodies, Chemistry Seminar, University of California, Berkeley, March 12, 1940.
Manuscript: Speech for Union Now, No Location, April 8, 1940.
Correspondence: The Structural Chemistry of Blood, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, May 3, 1940; The Structure of Molecules and the Nature of the Chemical Bond, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, May 4, 1940.
Correspondence, Ancillary Material: The Chemistry of Blood, Alpha Chi Sigma initiation, University of California, Berkeley, June 24, 1940.
Manuscript, Typescript, Ancillary Material: The Immediate Need for Interdemocracy Federal Union and Mr. Streit's Proposed Declaration of Interdependence, Union Now meeting, Pasadena, California, July 22, 1940.
Manuscript: Talk in Support of President Roosevelt, No Location, October 28, 1940.
Manuscript, Typescript: Science and Democracy, Tau Beta Pi Banquet, Athenaeum, California, November 26, 1940.

Speeches by Linus Pauling, 1941.
Manuscript, Typescript, Correspondence, Ancillary Material: The Structural Chemistry of the Future, Nichols Medal Address, American Chemical Society, New York Section, New York, March 7, 1941.
[Includes letters of congratulation]
Manuscript, Correspondence: No Title, [re: structural chemistry and methods of investigation, including electron microscope and x-ray crystallography] The First William Conger Morgan Memorial Lecture, University of California, Los Angeles, May 9, 1941.
Manuscripts, Background Material: X-ray and Electron Diffraction; Derivation of Intensity Formula; Resonance, Chemical Bonds, Partial Ionic Character, Distinguished Visitor Lectureship, University of Chicago, Illinois, June 24 - July 24, 1941.
Manuscript, Correspondence, Program, Ancillary Material: Resonance and Organic Chemistry, Fiftieth Anniversary Symposia, University of Chicago, Illinois, September 22, 1941.
Correspondence, Program: The Manufacture of Antibodies, Pasteur Society, San Francisco, California, November 10, 1941.

Speeches by Linus Pauling, 1942.
Correspondence: The Nature of Serological Reactions and the Manufacture of Antibodies in Vitro, Mayo Foundation Lecture, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, March 20, 1942.
Correspondence: Immunochemistry, Chinese Natural Science Association, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, October 11, 1942.

Speeches by Linus Pauling, 1943.
Manuscript, Program: Development of Immunochemistry at CIT, Alumni Seminar, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, April 11, 1943.
Manuscript: Chemical Studies of the Structure of Antibodies, Chemical Society of Washington and Washington Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., April 22, 1943.
Program, Notes: The Electronic Structure of the Haem Group in Haemoglobin, Haemoglobin Conference, Cambridge, England, June 16, 1943.
Manuscript: Talk at Memorial Services for Elizabeth Swingle, No Location, September 27, 1943.
Handwritten Outline: The Nature of the Chemical Bond, ["A war-time series of lectures, one per week..."] California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, November 8 - December 6, 1943.
Program: Immunology - The Interaction of Antibodies and Simple Chemical Substances, California Section of the American Chemical Society, Berkeley, California, December 13, 1943.
Program, Notes, Ancillary Material: Specificity of Intermolecular Interaction, American Physical Society, Pasadena, California, December 27, 1943.

Speeches by Linus Pauling, 1944.
Manuscript Notes, Correspondence, Background Material: The Chemistry of Antibodies and the Nature of Serological Reactions, Stieglitz Memorial Lecture, Chicago Section of the American Chemical Society, Chicago, Illinois, January 27, 1944.
Correspondence: No Title, [re: science and the war?] Coordinating Council of the Department of Playground and Recreation, Los Angeles, California, April 26, 1944.
Manuscript Notes, Flyer: Some New Experiments in the Field of Immunochemistry, Southern California Section, No Location, October 6, 1944.