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Letter from Linus Pauling to Jerry Donohue. February 10, 1953.
Pauling thanks Dr. Donohue for the list of interatomic distances and further discusses the subject. He mentions that he is looking forward to Donohue's manuscript on helical structures. He also encloses a copy of his Solvay Congress paper for Donohue to review. Pauling discusses, at length, the details of nucleic acid structure with regards to phosphate grounds and hydrogen bonds. He also suggests that Donohue should seriously consider a job at USC, expressing his high opinion of the school. Pauling likewise mentions that he has recommended that the Guggenheim Foundation increase the grants awarded, which will benefit Donohue. Transcript.

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Creator: Linus Pauling
Recipient: Jerry Donohue
Associated: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Harry L. Yakel, Jr.

Date: February 10, 1953
Genre: correspondence
ID: sci9.001.25-lp-donohue-19530210
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