Letter from Linus Pauling to Emil Ott. Page 1. October 27, 1942
Letter from Linus Pauling to Emil Ott. October 27, 1942. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

Activity Listings

  • Entry in research notebook by W. H. Eberhardt, National Research Defense Committee, on NDRC-11. [Filed under LP Science: Materials re: Non-Pauling War Work, 1942-44: Box #13.007 Folder #7.1]
  • Letter from C.L. Wyman, Chairman of the Rationing Committee to LP RE: Explains that gasoline rationing goes into effect November 22, 1942 and application is on the 9,10, and 11, explains the levels of books from A to C as well as the criteria for who qualifies for what book, and adds that a committee has been appointed to assist in securing "B" and "C" books for those who must travel to and from the Institute and for the War Projects sponsored by it. Asks that each head of each Division/Department submit a list of those who need "B" and "C" books in his division, with concise reasons for each case. (On other side list of names and addresses with letters for ration books and reasons written, also included typed list version of individuals needing "B" or "C" books from LP) [Filed under LP Correspondence: 443.10]
  • Letter from Chester Stephens, Chemistry Instructor, Phineas Banning High School, to the Head of the Chemistry Dept., Caltech, RE: Requests three copies of the textbook and lab manual for Freshman Chemistry. Handwritten, illegible note in the bottom margin. [Letter from Judith Rooke to Mr. Chester Stephens November 5, 1942] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (S: Correspondence, 1942), #377.12]
  • Letter from D. Churchill, Jr., Technical Aide, Section B-7, National Defense Research Committee, to Judith Rooke, Secretary to LP. RE: Informs her that the matter of the priority rating will be taken up with the Priorities Division. [Filed under LP Science: Scientific War Work - Materials re: the Pauling Oxygen Meter, 1942-1950: Box #13.002 Folder #2.1]
  • Letter from Davis R. Dewey, II, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, to S. S. Prentiss. RE: Submits a report on the NDRC oxygen unit. [Memorandum from Prentiss to LP November 12, 1942]
  • Letter from John G. Kirkwood, Dept. of Chemistry, Cornell University, to LP RE: Believes his efforts to get Sokoloff released from the Army are hopeless. States Dr. Oswald Veblen is able to get technically qualified men transferred to his project, and suggest Sokoloff try to do that since he would be more useful in a laboratory than as a soldier. [Letter from LP to Commanding Officer October 14, 1942, and letter from LP to Dr. John G. Kirkwood November 10, 1942] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (S: Correspondence, 1942), #377.12]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. J. Murray Luck, Stanford University. RE: Has decided not to attend the meeting in San Francisco next Friday. [Filed under LP Science: American Association for Advancement of Science, 1938-1964: Box #14.001 Folder #1.3]
  • Letter from LP to Professor J. Williams, Department of Chemistry, University of Texas RE: Thanks him for writing about Ettlinger, says they have been interested since he applied for a fellowship there last year and then withdrew it for another year at Texas, describes the war work projects they have in general and the salary of their graduate students on war work, and says that they have not been giving the graduate students graduate credit for their war work. [Letters from Williams October 26, 1940, October 31, 1940] [Filed under LP Correspondence: 436.6]
  • Letter from R. C. Wilcox, Technical Aide, Division B, National Defense Research Committee, to LP. RE: Informs him that there is no interest in measuring the oxygen in the blimps. Enclosed a copy of the letter from the Barrage Balloon Section of the Engineering Corps. Informs him that the conditions in which an instrument will be used will be sent to LP from Major Beverly. [Filed under LP Science: Scientific War Work - Materials re: the Pauling Oxygen Meter, 1942-1950: Box #13.002 Folder #2.1]