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Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers, 1873-2013

13. Biographical. 1910-1996.

Holdings in this vast section -- arranged both according to subject and format -- document a number of themes from Linus Pauling's remarkable, complex life. An eclectic array of manuscript and typescript materials, correspondence, notebooks, newspaper clippings, government documents, legal documents, tax documents and receipts have been sorted into sub-sections labeled Academia, Political Issues, Legal, Business & Financial, and Personal Materials & Family Correspondence. In addition, over 2,700 pages of loose-leaf scrapbooks compiled by the Paulings have been cataloged on the item level and reside in the Biographical section.


317 boxes

2. Political Issues, 1945-1989.

Boxes 2.041 - 2.046 (Page: 41 - 46)



2.041.
Civil Liberties -- House Un-American Activities Committee, 1960-1961. (House Committee on Un-American Activities).
41.1.
Newspaper Clipping: "Un-American Unit Director is Paid Consultant for 'Genetics Grants'", The Gazette and Daily (York, Pennsylvania), March 4, 1960.
41.2.
Pamphlet: "Behind the Bars for the First Amendment", Committee of First Amendment Defendants, March 1960.
41.3.
Reprint: "The Dragon Slayers", speech by Rep. James Roosevelt, Congressional Record, April 25, 1960.
41.4.
Newspaper Clipping: "Cop who hosed demonstrators asks out", People's World, June 2, 1960.
41.5.
Newspaper Clipping: "The Witch-Hunter and the Guatemala Story -- Super-Patriot Sen. Dodd was in Pay of Foreign State", Editorial in The Gazette and Daily, (York, Pennsylvania) June 21, 1960.
41.6.
Minutes: Meeting of the Political Action Sub-Committee of the Citizens Committee to Preserve American Freedoms, November 14, 1960.
41.7.
Article: "Outlook Poor for Braden and Wilkinson in Supreme Court -- Little Prospect of Clear Decision on Pillorying of Critics by House Un-Americans", I. F. Stone's Weekly, November 28, 1960.
41.8.
Article: "How the Racist from Mississippi Saved the Un-American Committee -- What the Newspapers Forgot to Mention in their Obituaries of John Rankin", I. F. Stone's Weekly, December 5, 1960.
41.9.
Offprint: "In Search of Truth: An Analysis of the H.C.U.A. Propaganda Film 'Operation Abolition'", Bay Area Student Committee for the Abolition of the House Committee on Un-American Activities, 1960.
41.10.
Reprinted Newspaper Political Advertisement: "James Roosevelt: Abolish the Un-American Committee", Citizens Committee to Preserve American Freedoms, Publication Unknown, 1960.
41.11.
Offprints, Pamphlets, Correspondence, Newspaper Clippings re: Willard Uphaus v. Louis C. Wyman, Attorney General of the United States of America, 1960.
41.12.
Reprint: "Voices of Conscience and Reason", Assorted Newspaper Editorials reprinted by the Southern Conference Educational Fund, 1960.
41.13.
Articles and Newspaper Clippings re: San Francisco HUAC protest riot, May 1960, and subsequent HUAC film "Operation Abolition", 1960-1961.

2.042.
Civil Liberties -- House Un-American Activities Committee, 1960-1963. (House Committee on Un-American Activities).
42.1.
Newspaper Clipping: "The Ugly Un-American", Editorial in the Washington Post, January 20, 1961.
42.2.
Typescript, Correspondence: Statement on the House Un-American Activities Committee, American Civil Liberties Union, February 21, 1961.
42.3.
Typescript: "The Blacklist and Your Freedom", Herbert J. Biberman, May 12, 1961.
42.4.
Reprint: "The Meisenbach Case -- The FBI and HUAC Convicted", Irving Hall, The Californian, June 1961.
42.5.
Article: "My Life on the Blacklist", Ring Lardner Jr., The Saturday Evening Post, October 14, 1961.
42.6.
Pamphlet: "'My beliefs and my associations are none of the business of this committee' -- How legislative inquisitions stifle integration and social progress", Southern Conference Educational Fund, 1961.
42.7.
Offprint, Correspondence: "Factual Statement: How the House Un-American Activities Committee Worked with the Press and Other Groups to Destroy Chancey's Translation Business", 1961.
42.8.
Publication: Frank J. Donner. The Un-Americans. New York: Ballantine Books, 1961.
42.9.
Offprints: "Autobiographic Statement of John W. Darr, Jr." and "Peace Center Chairman Subpoenaed", Greenwich Village Peace Center, 1962.
42.10.
Newspaper Clipping: "Un-Americans Face LA Storm", People's World, April 21, 1962.
42.11.
Newspaper Clipping: "Warning of Red Try to Disrupt Hearing Given", Los Angeles Herald-Examiner, April 23, 1962.
42.12.
Newspaper Political Advertisement: "Welcome H.C.U.A.", paid for by the John Birch Society, Los Angeles Herald-Examiner, April 23, 1962.
42.13.
Newspaper Clippings, Fliers, Correspondence, Offprints re: "Walk for the Bill of Rights" protest, Los Angeles, April 24, 1962.
42.14.
Newspaper Clipping: "Federal Building Emptied in Red Probe Bomb Scare", Los Angeles Times, April 26, 1962.
42.15.
Newspaper Clipping: "Red Probe in Last Day", Pasadena Star-News, April 27, 1962.
42.16.
Article: "Haunting the Hiss Case: The Ghost of a Typewriter...", Fred J. Cook, The Nation, May 12, 1962.
42.17.
Newspaper Clipping: "House Panel Sets hearings on Women Strike for Peace", Associated Press, The Dallas Morning News, December 7, 1962.
42.18.
Article: "The Final Irony of Joe McCarthy", Saturday Evening Post, 1962.
42.19.
Article: "The Inquiry Into Un-Americanism: Assents and Dissents", (review of The Committee and Its Critics: A Calm Review of the House Committee on Un-American Activities, by William F. Buckley) Publication Unknown, 1962.
42.20.
Correspondence, Offprints, Newsletters re: National Committee to Abolish the House Committee on Un-American Activities, 1960-1963.

2.043.
Civil Liberties -- House Un-American Activities Committee, 1950-1968. (House Committee on Un-American Activities).
43.1.
Memorandum: "Preliminary Analysis of Entries in the Guide to Subversive Organizations and Publications", Religious Freedom Committee, 1963.
43.2.
Publication: Rights, ("HUAC -- an Analysis"; "Integration, HUAC and 'The Reds'"; "HUAC in Buffalo"; "Academic Freedom and the Univ. of Illinois") vol. XI, no. 2-3, April-May-June, 1964.
43.3.
Typescript: No Title, [statement by prominent Japanese citizens condemning the actions of the House Un-Amerian Activities Committee] February 20, 1965.
43.4.
Court Documents, Correspondence, Background Material re: no. 19,501 Dagmar Wilson, Appellant, v. United States, Appellee. no. 19,502 Donna Allen Appellant, v. United States, Appellee. no. 19,503 Russell Nixon Appellant, v. United States, Appellee. June 4, 1965.
43.5.
Pamphlet: "House Un-Americans Paid by Racists!", Citizens Committee to Preserve American Freedoms, No Date.
43.6.
Pamphlet: "We Stand on the First Amendment -- The Cases of Lloyd Barenblatt, John T. Gojack, William A. Price, Chandler Davis", Liberty Book Club, No Date.
Reprint: "Why I Took the First Amendment", William A. Price, Nieman Reports, April 1, 1957.
43.7.
Correspondence, Pamphlet: "The Time of the Toad", Dalton Trumbo, No Date.
43.8.
Pamphlet: "End Guilt by Association and Accusation", The American Civil Liberties Union, No Date.
43.9.
Newspaper Clipping: "Can't Leave U.S.", Publication Unknown, No Date.
43.10.
Typescript: "Quartet or Chorus Dedicated to the House Un-American Activities Committee and Sung to the Tune of 'Oh My Darling Clementine'", No Date.
43.11.
Assorted Materials re: House Un-American Activities Committee, 1950, 1952, 1959, 1961-1965, 1968.

2.044.
Civil Liberties -- The Cases of Julius Rosenberg, Ethel Rosenberg and Morton Sobell, 1952-1967.
44.1.
Legal Document: "Transcript of Record", Petitions for Writs of Certiorari and Exhibit Thereto, vol. 1, Book 1, no. 111 Julius Rosenberg and Ethel Rosenberg Petitioners, vs. The United States of America; no. 112 Morton Sobell, Petitioner, vs. The United States of America, Filed June 7, 1952.
44.2.
Legal Document: "Transcript of Record", Petitions for Writs of Certiorari and Exhibit Thereto, vol. 1, Book 2, no. 111 Julius Rosenberg and Ethel Rosenberg Petitioners, vs. The United States of America; no. 112 Morton Sobell, Petitioner, vs. The United States of America, Filed June 7, 1952.
44.3.
Legal Document: "Transcript of Record", Petitions for Writs of Certiorari and Exhibit Thereto, vol. 1, Book 3, no. 111 Julius Rosenberg and Ethel Rosenberg Petitioners, vs. The United States of America; no. 112 Morton Sobell, Petitioner, vs. The United States of America, Filed June 7, 1952.
44.4.
Legal Document: "Transcript of Record", Petitions for Writs of Certiorari and Exhibit Thereto, vol. 1, Book 4, no. 111 Julius Rosenberg and Ethel Rosenberg Petitioners, vs. The United States of America; no. 112 Morton Sobell, Petitioner, vs. The United States of America, Filed June 7, 1952.
44.5.
Legal Document: "Transcript of Record", Petitions for Writs of Certiorari and Exhibit Thereto, vol. 2, Book 1, no. 111 Julius Rosenberg and Ethel Rosenberg Petitioners, vs. The United States of America; no. 112 Morton Sobell, Petitioner, vs. The United States of America, Filed June 7, 1952.
44.6.
Legal Document: "Transcript of Record", Petitions for Writs of Certiorari and Exhibit Thereto, vol. 2, Book 2, no. 111 Julius Rosenberg and Ethel Rosenberg Petitioners, vs. The United States of America; no. 112 Morton Sobell, Petitioner, vs. The United States of America, Filed June 7, 1952.
44.7.
Legal Document: "Transcript of Record", Petitions for Writs of Certiorari and Exhibit Thereto, vol. 2, Book 3, no. 111 Julius Rosenberg and Ethel Rosenberg Petitioners, vs. The United States of America; no. 112 Morton Sobell, Petitioner, vs. The United States of America, Filed June 7, 1952.
44.8.
Legal Document: "Transcript of Record", Petitions for Writs of Certiorari and Exhibit Thereto, vol. 2, Book 4, no. 111 Julius Rosenberg and Ethel Rosenberg Petitioners, vs. The United States of America; no. 112 Morton Sobell, Petitioner, vs. The United States of America, Filed June 7, 1952.
44.9.
Correspondence re: the case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, 1952-1955, 1964.
44.10.
Article: "Rosenbergs' Last Chance: Clemency from President", National Guardian, November 20, 1952.
44.11.
Article: "World Clemency Cry Swells; Last Legal Defense Moves", National Guardian, December 25, 1952.
44.12.
Pamphlet: "To Secure Justice in the Rosenberg Case", William A. Reuben, National Committee to Secure Justice in the Rosenberg Case, 1952.
44.13.
Article: "Atom Scientist Urey Voices 'Doubt' on Rosenberg Verdict", National Guardian, January 1, 1953.
44.14.
Paid Advertisement: "Over One Million Have Appealed", Non-Partisan Committee for Clemency for the Rosenbergs, January 9, 1953.
44.15.
Paid Advertisement: "Must the Rosenbergs Die?", Emergency Committee of the Arts and Professions to Secure Clemency for the Rosenbergs", 1953.
44.16.
Offprint: "Notes on the Rosenberg Case", Author Unknown, 1953.
44.17.
Correspondence re: the case of Morton Sobell, 1953-1967.

2.045.
Civil Liberties -- The Cases of Julius Rosenberg, Ethel Rosenberg and Morton Sobell, 1955-1977.
45.1.
Correspondence, Offprint: "A Memorandum to the U.S. Senate Sub-Committee on Constitutional Rights Concerning the Conduct of the U.S. Attorney General's Office in the Case of Morton Sobell", September 1955.
45.2.
Correspondence, Offprint: "The Rosenberg-Sobell Case and the House Committee on Un-American Activities", October 1955.
45.3.
Publication: "...that Justice shall be done", Committee to Secure Justice for Morton Sobell, August 1957.
45.4.
Newspaper Clipping: "Rosenbergs Stole 'Moon' Data", New York World-Telegram, October 12, 1957.
45.5.
Correspondence, Pamphlet re: Appeals to free Morton Sobell, 1957.
45.6.
Letter to the Editor: "'Sobell Innocent'", Rev. Peter McCormakc, The Progressive, January 1959.
45.7.
Letter to the Editor: "International Kidnapping", Ted Jacobs, The Progressive, April 1959.
45.8.
Pamphlet: "The Scientist in Alcatraz -- 16 Questions and Answers on the Case of Morton Sobell", National Committee to Secure Justice in the Rosenberg-Sobell Case", No Date. (1950s).
45.9.
Article: "Sobell Files Petition for Release or New Trial", National Guardian, January 15, 1962.
45.10.
Article: "London Welcomes Helen Sobell, Paris Refuses to Admit Her", National Guardian, March 5, 1962.
45.11.
Offprint: "The Suppressed Facts in the Rosenberg Case", Irwin Edelman, 1963.
45.12.
Article: "The Case of Morton Sobell: New Queries from the Defense", Science, September 23, 1966.
45.13.
Press Release: "Morton Sobell Transferred to Lewisburg Prison", Committee to Secure Justice for Morton Sobell, 1966. [?].
45.14.
Court Document: "Appellant's Appendix", Morton Sobell, Petitioner-Appellant, against United States of America, Respondent-Appellee, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, April 20, 1967.
45.15.
Correspondence: National Committee to Reopen the Rosenberg Case, 1974-1977.
45.16.
Paid Advertisement: "What Are They Afraid Of ? Open the Files of the Rosenberg Case!", New York Times, June 18, 1975.
45.17.
Press Release: "Rosenberg-Sobell Committee Submits Brief Charging Improper Conduct by Attorney General's Office in Rosenberg-Sobell Case", No Date.
45.18.
Court Document: Affidavit in opposition to denial of a new trial, United States of America, Appellee, against Morton Sobell, Appellant, No Date.

2.046.
Assorted Materials re: Civil Liberties, 1947, 1949-1968, 1971, 1974, 1989.
46.1.
Correspondence, Assorted Materials re: American Civil Liberties Union, 1947, 1949, 1951-1958, 1961-1968, 1971, 1974.
46.2.
Correspondence, Assorted Materials re: Citizens Committee to Preserve American Freedoms, 1950, 1955, 1957, 1963.
46.3.
Correspondence, Programs: Community Church of Boston, 1958, 1960-1962.
46.4.
Correspondence, Assorted Materials: Emergency Civil Liberties Committee. [Clark Foreman] 1954, 1960-1961, 1966.
46.5.
Typescript: "Labour Singer Joe Hill, Murderer or Martyr", Ture Nerman, No Date (1950s).
46.6.
Correspondence, Pamphlets, Newspaper Clippings re: Civil Rights Movement in the American South, 1949, 1956, 1959-1964.
46.7.
Correspondence, Proceedings: Bill of Rights Conference, New York, July 16-17, 1949.
46.8.
Pamphlet: "Open Letter on the Trial of the Leaders of the Communist Party", circulated by Hollister Noble, Sherman Oaks, California, April 3, 1950.
46.9.
Pamphlet: "The Civil Liberties Crisis", Corliss Lamont, Basic Pamphlets on Current Issues, February 1952.
46.10.
Pamphlet: "The Emergency in Your Civil Liberties -- A Statement of Principles", Emergency Civil Liberties Committee, No Date (1950s).
46.11.
Article: "The Cases of Goldfine and Costello", Edward Bennett Williams, Saturday Evening Post, June 23, 1962.
46.12.
Article: "The Ordeal of John Henry Faulk", Joseph P. Blank, Saturday Evening Post, 1962.
46.13.
Correspondence re: Stars for Freedom Art Exhibit, [re: campaign to defeat Proposition 14] sponsored by the United Civil Rights Committee, 1964.
46.14.
Pamphlet: "Biographical Information Regarding the First Amendment Defendants", No Date (1960s).
46.15.
Publication: 1989 Civil Liberties Journal Honoring Frank Wilkinson on his 75th Birthday and Saluting the National Committee Against Repressive Legislation's 30 Years of Civil Liberties Leadership, 1989.