Letter from Linus Pauling to E. Bright Wilson, Jr. Page 1. April 16, 1947
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  • Letter from A. V. Grosse, Secretary, ACS Committee on Foreign Compendia, to Dr. Roger Adams, Chairman of the Board of Directors, ACS. RE: Informs him that the immediate publication of Volumes 7 and 9 of the Beilstein Handbook is in jeopardy because of a lack of necessary paper allocations. Urges the Directors to recommend to the government that the allocation of the necessary amount of paper to the Beilstein Editorial Office and the printers is of vital concern and interest to chemistry in America. [Filed under LP Science: American Chemical Society: Materials re: Committees and Awards, 1938-1950: Box #14.008 Folder #8.3]
  • Letter from Avery A. Ashdown to LP RE: Provides LP with a schedule of events for the presentation of the Theodore William Richards Medal on May 8th at 6:30. [Filed under: LP Speeches, 1947s.7]
  • Letter from L.H. Farinholt, Columbia University, to LP . RE: Farinholt has just received his desk copy of "General Chemistry" and is very pleased with it. He worries about coordinating the lab work with the text, and asks if LP might send him some information about the laboratory part of his course. [Filed under LP Manuscripts of Books, 1947b5.1]
  • Letter from LP to Cornell Press University. RE: Asking the publishing company how much he will receive in royalties this year and when to expect his check. He needs to know how much money will be readily available for his trip to Europe, and asks for them to directly deposit his check to his bank. [Filed under LP Manuscripts of Books, 1960b1]
  • Letter from LP to Kasimir Fajans, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan, RE: Apologizes for the delay in response. States that Fajans' comments on Ephraim's Inorganic Chemistry are too narrowly focused and rather artificial. Goes on to remark in detail on some of Fajans' comments. [Letters from Fajans to LP March 17, 1947, April 24, 1947] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #117.2, file:(Fajans, Kasimir, 1940, 1942, 1946-1947, 1950)]
  • Letter from LP to W.H. Freeman, W.H. Freeman and Co., RE: LP has sent on an order for two copies of the book from Professor Ricci at New York University, and says that Freeman will probably want to write to him. [Filed under LP Manuscripts of Books, 1947b4.6.]
  • Letter from LP to William H. Freeman, W. H. Freeman and Company RE: Thanks him for his letter updating the progress of the textbooks, encloses a copy of his letter to Pitzer, and gives his updated schedule for his trips over the next 4 months. Mentions that the galleys have arrived and he will go over them as soon as the missing ones come, says everything looks fine to him. (Letter to Pitzer follows this letter, though dated two days later) [Letter from Freeman to LP April 3, 1947, letter from LP to Pitzer April 16, 1947] [Filed under LP Correspondence: 439.5]
  • Letter from T. A. Geissman, Department of Chemistry, UCLA, to LP RE: Thanks LP for the comments on his manuscript. Agrees with LP's comments on the weak point of the argument. Notes that he would have to include references if he were to prepare it for publication. Briefly discusses the enzyme reactions in the paper. [Letters from LP to Geissman April 10, 1947, April 16, 1947] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #140.11, file:(G: Correspondence, 1947)]
  • Writes cheque to “Mrs. Aretha Townsend. Towels for me” $11.19 [LP Biographical: Business and Financial 4.073, folder 73.5, item 2]
  • Writes cheque to “Stats Franchise Tax Commissioner. 1/3 or AHP & LP State Income Tax” $47.59 [LP Biographical: Business and Financial 4.073, folder 73.6]