Members of the Caltech Chemistry Department. Picture. 1941
Members of the Caltech Chemistry Department. 1941. Picture  Larger Images / More Information.

Activity Listings

  • Letter from Edwin J. Cohn, Department of Physical Chemistry, Harvard Medical School to LP. RE: Was informed of LP's interest in obtaining y-globulin. Wants to get him the best to work with. Describes what is available and asks LP's preference. [Filed under LP Science: Scientific War Work - Materials re: Oxypolygelatin, 1941-1945, 1951-1952, 1972,1974: Box #13.004 Folder #4.1]
  • Letter from L.C. Harrington, Dean, College of Engineering, University of North Dakota, to LP RE: Requests LP recommend a candidate for an Assistant Professor position in Chemical Engineering at the University of North Dakota. (Notes in left margin: “Will you have anyone to recommend? LP” “I fear not. W.N.L.”) [Letter from LP to Harrington October 10, 1941] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #165.6, file:(H: Correspondence, 1941)]
  • Letter from LP to Mr. Edward C. Barrett RE: Recommends payment to Mr. David Brown from July 1, 1941 to September 15, 1941 at $40 per month to be paid from the Immunochemistry fund. [Filed under LP Biographical: Academia: Box #1.029 file 29.1]
  • Letter from Prof. Alexander Todd, Director of the Chemical Laboratories, University of Manchester, to LP RE: Hopes LP is recovering well. States the Sidgwick visited and that they all wish to come visit LP. Discusses the state of both his and LP's research. Mentions he now has a daughter as well as a son. [Filed under LP Correspondence: #407.6]
  • Letter from Professor M. Polanyi, Department of Chemistry, University of Manchester to LP RE: States that he is enclosing a reprint and that “The Nature of the Chemical Bond” has inspired his work, new departures in research and new methods of teaching in Chemistry. [Letter from LP to Polanyi September 20, 1943] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #308.9, file:(Polanyi, Michael)]
  • Magazine Article: “Honorary Degrees Conferred at the Fiftieth Anniversary of the University of Chicago”, Science, October 3, 1941. [Filed under LP Scrapbooks, 1941-1945: Box #6.004, Folder 4.2]
  • Note from Edmund Casey to LP RE: Requests a position in the labs or the institute at Cal Tech for one year while he waits for his draft number to come up in one year. [Letter from LP to Casey October 8, 1941] [Filed under LP Correspondence Box: #74.9, file:(C: Correspondence, 1941)]
  • Record of LP's diet while ill with nephritis. Breakfast: 1 c pineapple juice, 1 egg, 1 p toast, 1/4 c cream, 1 sq butter / Lunch: 1 c cream of mushroom soup, 1 c milk, 1 qt grape juice, 2 lemons / Supper: 1 c milk, 1 c potatoes, beans [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #3.1, file:(Record of LP's diet while ill with nephritis kept by Ava Helen Pauling, 1941-1942.)]