Letter from Linus Pauling to Harper W. Frantz. Page 1. August 28, 1947
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  • Letter from Dr. Harper W. Frantz, Pasadena City College to Professor A. R. Olson, Department of Chemistry, University of California cc. LP RE: Explains that the lab manual they have been developing at Pasadena will be published by W. H. Freeman and Company and included in a chemistry series edited by LP, says they had a conference on the most desirable usage of certain units of quantity and concentration and says Freeman is coming to see him about them but wants to send the questions first. Gives list of questions about molarity and the term mole and the use of certain elements in the laboratory, asks what would be better in a freshman manual, thanks him for his time and advice. (Letter enclosed with letter to LP) [Letter from Frantz to LP August 26, 1947] [Filed under LP Correspondence: 439.5]
  • Letter from Dr. Harry M. Miller, Jr., Associate Director, The Rockefeller Foundation, to LP RE: Responds on behalf of Chadwell, who is on vacation. Recommends LP contact Dr. Dorothy Hodgkin immediately after her proposed arrival on October 1st to inform her of when she should visit Cal Tech. Goes on to discuss financial matters, including the travel stipend provided by the Fellowship. Notes he will give LP's letter to Pomerat, who is in charge of the European sector. Sends greetings to Dan Campbell in a post-script. [Letters from LP to Chadwell August 18, 1947, from LP to Miller and Hodgkin August 28, 1947] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #159.12, file:(Hodgkin, Dorothy)]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. James S. Coles, Brown University, CC: W.H. Freeman, W.H. Freeman and Co., RE: LP is pleased to see the complimentary remarks Coles makes about "General Chemistry," and is interested to learn Coles' feelings as to the places he found it inadequate. LP asks Coles, if it's not too much trouble, to provide him with a statement for use in revising the text. [Filed under LP Manuscripts of Books, 1947b5.1]
  • Letter from Prof. Frank T. Gucker, Jr., Chair, Department of Chemistry, Indiana University, to LP RE: Requests LP send his comments on Dr. Felix Haurowitz, to whom they are considering offering a position in biochemistry. Comments that he is in New Hampshire on vacation. Asks LP to tell Zwicky that Gucker recently spoke with Hans Mueller. [Letter from LP to Gicker August 28, 1947] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #152.7, file:(Haurowitz, Felix)]
  • Letter from Thomas Sherwood to LP RE: Sends a copies of information related to LP's Richard's Medal address where he spoke of a mysterious activated chlorophyl. Also requests the number of the U.S. patent describing Air Wick's formaldehyde-water chlorophyl formula. [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #8.2, file:(Air-Wick, 1944, 1947)]
  • Note from J. M. Cowby to LP RE: Informs him that he is an officer of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research of Australia and that he is traveling to MIT on a CSIR scholarship for post-graduate research. Requests to visit Cal Tech while he is in Los Angeles. [Filed under LP Correspondence Box: #74.15, file:(C: Correspondence, 1947)]