Letter from Linus Pauling to David Harker. Page 1. June 7, 1940
Letter from Linus Pauling to David Harker. June 7, 1940. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

Activity Listings

  • Letter from Dr. Herbert S. Gasser, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, to LP RE: Continues discussion from a conversation with LP at the Institute on the feasability of developing a laboratory designed for physical chemistry research with x-ray technology and borderland capability in biology. Suggests they discuss the matter when LP next comes East; also proposes he make the trip to California to discuss the concept. [Letter from LP to Gasser June 11, 1940] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #140.5, file:(G: Correspondence, 1940)]
  • Letter from Dr. Maurice L Huggins, Chair, Committee on X-Ray Diffraction, to LP RE: Quotes text from a letter to him from Prof. Niggli, editor of the Zeitschrift, expressing his concerns regarding continued publication of the international chemistry journal. Huggins asks if the committee on x-ray diffraction should not take the lead in starting a new international chemistry journal, as the Zeitschrift has been compromised by the war. Encloses a list of related questions. [Letter from LP to Huggins June 10, 1940] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #162.13, file:(Huggins, Maurice L., 1927-1941)]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Howard A. Poillon, President, Research Corporation, RE: Thanks him for the support by the Williams-Waterman Fund for the research project of Professors Borsook and Yost at Caltech. [Letter from Poillon to LP May 27, 1940] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #312.5, file:(P: Correspondence, 1940)]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. T. Dale Stewart RE: LP writes to thank Stewart and his wife for their invitation to let them stay in their home during their stay at Berkeley. They will plan to arrive sometime Sunday afternoon. [Stewart's reply: June 12, 1940] [Filed under: LP Speeches, 1940s.4]
  • Letter from LP to Larry Kimpton, Dean, Deep Springs, RE: Regrets that the Pauling family will be unable to make it in time for the Telluride convention at Deep Springs after all. Hopes to come later in the Fall when the boys are there. [Letters from Kimpton to LP May 30, 1940, June 6, 1940] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #198.9, file:(Kimpton, L. A.)]
  • Letter from LP to Professor Royal W. Sorensen RE: States that it would not be wise to undertake the activity proposed by Dr. Arthur Quesnel that an investigation of dental cement be carried on. No faculty member has training in the field. [Filed under California Institute of Technology: Materials re: Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 1933-1963, No Date: Box #1.024, Folder 24.8]
  • Note from Dr. David Harker, Department of Chemistry, John Hopkins University, to LP RE: Informs him that he is seeking another position, but to keep the information confidential unless something materializes. Discusses research results on the N-N distance for (H3N - NH3)F2. [Letters from LP to Harker June 5, 1940, June 7, 1940] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #151.10, file:(Harker, David)]
  • Writes cheque to "J.D. Steward and Benj. Quigley," $74.64. [Filed under LP Biographical: Business and Financial, Box 4.015, Folder 3]