"The Significance of Nuclear Energy." Page 1. April 11, 1947
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Activity Listings

  • Letter from Carl H. Nordstrom, Acting Chief, Research Control Branch, Office of Military Government for Germany to LP RE: States that A. Butenandt has been cleared by the French authorities and that U. S. authorities have given him clearance to publish. Goes on to state that U. Westphal is working with Butenandt according to information at his office, but that he has no official confirmation. [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #300.9, File: (O: Correspondence, 1947)]
  • Letter from J. Donald Kingsley, Executive Secretary, President's Scientific Research Board, Executive Office of the President, to Lee A. DuBridge, President, Calif. Institute of Technology, cc: LP RE: Expresses concern over the teaching practices of physical and biological sciences in higher education facilities nationwide. Attaches a list of questions regarding the problems with current teaching methods. Requests feedback from the department heads of the various science departments. [Response from LP to President's Scientific Research Board (J. Donald Kingsley, Executive Secretary) April 22, 1947] [Filed under LP Correspondence:#312.12]
  • Letter from L.A. DuBridge, President of Cal Tech to Dr. Fridolin J.C. Zwicky, cc: LP RE: Informs him that the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees at Cal Tech have authorized his appointment as a research fellow in Chemical Engineering, and asks that he indicate acceptance on the enclosed copy to return to the Dean of the Faculty. [Filed under LP Correspondence: 468.5]
  • Letter from LP to David Todd, Amherst College, RE: States the on May 10, 1946, William Howell's address was 224 Pala Street, Piedment, CA, and was working for the Shell Chemical Corporation. [Letter from David Todd to LP March 31, 1947] [Filed under LP Correspondence: #410.12]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Otto Beeck RE: Informs him that he will be flying to England, and thus no longer needs assistance in obtaining steamer passage. Thanks him for his assistance in the matter. [Letters from Beeck to LP February 27, 1947, undated] [Filed under LP Correspondence Box #70.6, file:(The Chemical Society, 1946-1947, 1972-1973, 1977, 1980, 1983)]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. S. D. Beard, American Cyanamid Company. Received Miss Clapp's letter. Work continuing on antibody molecules. Thanks Beard for helping with a transportation problem to England. Will be traveling by air to and from England. Approval was granted by Dr. Addis. [Letter from Beard to LP March 21, 1947] [Filed under LP Science: Materials re: Antibody and Antigen Research; the Nature of Serological Reactions, 1940-1947, 195001952, 1973, 1986: Box #7.001 Folder #1.1]
  • Letter from LP to Henry Allen Moe, Guggenheim Foundation. RE: Thanks him for his letter. Has arranged for a flight to Britain. Has decided not to go to the Philosophical Society meeting. [Filed under LP Science: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1946-1952: Box #14.014 Folder #14.2]
  • Letter from LP to Prof. T. A. Geissman, Department of Chemistry, UCLA, RE: Returns the manuscript sent by Geissman. Comments on electron movement discussed in the paper, stating that the resonance may not be caused by electron transfer. [Letters from Geissman to LP April 7, 1947, April 14, 1947] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #140.11, file:(G: Correspondence, 1947)]
  • Letter from Mary E. Ray, Secretary, Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists, to Dr. Don MacQueen. Apologizes for the lateness in reply and writes that they have his letter and donation in his file and a receipt was sent, but it may have been lost in the mail. Apologizes that he felt the committee has ignored his donation and support, it was not intentional. Also shares that Dr. Einstein has also been very ill and has not had time to address his personal correspondence. Also suggests that he contact the North California Association of Scientists, which is closer to him; they may be able to use his help. [Letter from MacQueen to Einstein, March 28, 1947]. LP Peace: Box 3.005, Folder 5.4
  • Telegram from LP to Professor George Scatchard RE: LP suggests the title of his address be: “Unsolved Problems of Structural Chemistry.” [Filed under: LP Speeches, 1947s.7]