Letter from Linus Pauling to Lawrence Brockway. Page 1. October 23, 1941
Letter from Linus Pauling to Lawrence Brockway. October 23, 1941. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

Activity Listings

  • Handwritten note from LP to Professor Millikan. Discusses his decision regarding appointment as Director of Research by the Shell Development Company. Asks the Board of Trustees to consider the difference in his current salary and the one offered, the future support of his work at CIT, and that he has hoped to expand his work toward the field of medicine. LP Safe: Drawer 2, Folder 2.006
  • Letter from Dr. Albert O. Dekker to LP RE: Requests information on A.A. Noyes' manual “Chemistry of Solutions” which he is considering using for gifted students at Berea College. Asks LP's opinion of Lipscomb's current work at Cal Tech. Discusses his current teaching activities. Adds that he and his wife had a little girl, Katherine, on September 12th. (Note in right margin: “Approx. 200 on hand. 25ཱ ea.” [Letter from LP to Dekker November 5, 1941] [Filed under LP Correspondence Box: #98.6, file:(D: Correspondence, 1941)]
  • Letter from LP to Privatdozent Dr. K. Wieland, Physikalisch-Chemisches Institut der Universität Zurich RE: Replies that the difficulty he had in repeating LP's calculation results from his use of the heat of formation of water vapor instead of liquid water, and is glad to learn that they find his book useful. [Letter from Wieland to LP October 6, 1941] [Filed under LP Correspondence: 443.9]
  • Receipt for sending air mail to C. C. Furnas from LP. [Letter from LP to Furnas, October 21, 1941] [Filed under LP Science: Scientific War Work - Materials re: the Pauling Oxygen Meter, 1940-1947: Box #13.001 Folder #1.2]
  • Record of LP's diet while ill with nephritis. Breakfast: ½ grapefruit, 1 egg, 2 p toast, 1/4 c cream / Lunch: 1 c milk, 1 p toast, 1 p cheese, gelatin salad, ½ c apricots / Dinner: ½ c beans, ½ c macaroni, 1 c milk, 1/6 apricot pie, 1/4 c cabbage [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #3.1, file:(Record of LP's diet while ill with nephritis kept by Ava Helen Pauling, 1941-1942.)]
  • Writes cheque to “Flintridge Tuition for Peter” $100.00 [LP Biographical: Business and Financial 4.072, folder 72.4]