Letter from Linus Pauling to Peter Debye. Page 1. December 10, 1940
Letter from Linus Pauling to Peter Debye. December 10, 1940. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

Activity Listings

  • Letter from Dr. Maurice L. Huggins, Research Laboratories, Eastman Kodak Company, to LP RE: Agrees to have a paper titled “Recent X-ray and Electron Diffraction Work at the California Institute of Technology” be included in the program for the Gibson Island Conference to take place next July. Adds that if no one else can come, it is alright for Kronberg to present. [Letters from Huggins to LP December 5, 1940, February 13, 1941] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #162.13, file:(Huggins, Maurice L., 1927-1941)]
  • Letter from Dr. R. Bowling Barnes, Director, Physical Division, American Cyanamid Company, RE: Regrets that they have no immediate openings for Dr. Kellner, but that he approves of her work and will recommend her to any others with position openings in infrared. [Letter from LP to Barnes November 29, 1940] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #200.5, file:(K: Correspondence, 1940)]
  • Letter from H. I. Schlesinger, Dept. of Chemistry, Kent Chemical Laboratory, University of Chicago, to LP RE: Invites LP to come be a guest lecturer from June 24 thru July 24. Inquires when LP would like to hold these lectures and what the topic might be. States that they understand if this plan needs to be canceled in the future due to war work. [Telegram from H. I. Schlesinger to LP December 26, 1940] [Filed under LP Correspondence: 3357.7]
  • Letter from LP to Mr. Edward C. Barrett RE: Requests that the appointment of Mrs. Ada Davison as card punching machine operator end on December 15 and a final salary check be paid from the Punched Card Fund. [Filed under LP Biographical: Academia: Box #1.029 file 29.1]
  • Letter from LP to Prof. L. E. Steiner, Severance Chemical Laboratory, Oberlin College, RE: States Steiner is welcome to visit any seminars and lectures, and invites him to perhaps help with some research. [Letters from L. E. Steiner to LP December 4, 1940, December 27, 1940] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (S: Correspondence, 1940), #377.10]
  • Letter from LP to Professor E. Bright Wilson, Jr., Department of Chemistry, Harvard University RE: Says Wilson must feel that Wells is not interested enough in pure science, says he is not sure how able their graduating seniors in chemistry are and if they are interested in going to Harvard, as Berkeley seems to pick up the best of them. [Letter from Wilson, Jr. to LP December 2, 1940] [Filed under LP Correspondence: 438.5]
  • Letter from LP to WV Houston RE: Requests arrangement be made with Executive Council to permit divisions of the Institute to make appointments up to 80% of last year's budget for graduate students. [Filed under California Institute of Technology: Materials re: Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 1933-1963, No Date: Box #1.024, Folder 24.8]
  • Letter from Lowell Green, Department of Agricultural Chemistry, Purdue University, to LP RE: Congratulates him on receiving the Nichols medal. Suggests a correction for “The Nature of the Chemical Bond.” Reminds LP that he sat in on lectures while working at Caltech, and now needs to take an examination on those subjects for his PhD program. Requests LP write Dr. Kraybill and inform him that Green did indeed attend those classes. [Letters from LP to Green and Kraybill December 14, 1940] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #140.5, file:(G: Correspondence, 1940)]
  • Permit from Courtenay Monsen, Secretary Pasadena Board of Education, to Mrs. Theodore Dunham, Jr., of Pasadena Chapter of Federal Union, RE: allows to use of Garfield auditorium for meeting on December 9, 1940. [Filed under AHP: Federal Union, Pasadena Chapter: Box # 5.006, Folder 6.7]
  • Progress Report for National Defense Research Project, from November 9th, 1940 through December 9th, 1940. [Filed under LP Science: Scientific War Work - Materials re: the Pauling Oxygen Meter, 1940-1947: Box #13.001 Folder #1.3]
  • Report on”A Method of Compensating for Unbalance of the Test-Body.” By Reuben E. Wood. [Filed under LP Science: Scientific War Work - Materials re: the Pauling Oxygen Meter, 1940-1947: Box #13.001 Folder #1.1]
  • Writes cheque to "Life," $7.30. [Filed under LP Biographical: Business and Financial, Box 4.015, Folder 3]