Letter from Linus Pauling to Robert J. McPherson. Page 1. December 9, 1947
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Activity Listings

  • Letter from Beatrice Wolf, Secretary to LP, to I.F. Walker RE: Informing Walker of LP's travel plans to Baltimore and then to Wilmington. Asks that someone pick up LP in Wilmington at the local train station. [Walker's letter: November 18, 1947] [Filed under: LP Speeches, 1947s.25]
  • Letter from Dr. Adrien Albert to LP RE: Congratulates him on receiving the Royal Medal and asks for assistance with a question of the hydrogen-bonding of substances like 8-aminoquinoline, specifically the case of l-aminocridine. He sends a diagram of the proposed structure of the molecule with evidence attached pertaining to its basic strength, solubility, deviation from Beer's Law, and melting-point; attached is a table. [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #1.6, file:(Albert, Adrien.)]
  • Letter from Dr. Robert B. Warfield, Bristol-Meyers Company to LP RE: Sends enclosed first draft of “Taste and Chemical Constitution” for LP to look over, explains effort to establish a relationship between taste and structure was mostly inspired by his work and desires LP's criticism. Adds that the development of his hypothesis necessitated several assumptions about structural features, and says that his data is unique. Appreciates LP's willingness to look over his work, as he is the most qualified to do so. (Handwritten notes all across top noting sections LP disagrees with in the manuscript) [Letter from LP to McBain December 5, 1947, letter from LP to Warfield December 16, 1947] [Filed under LP Correspondence: 443.15]
  • Letter from LP to the British Consul, Los Angeles RE: Informs them that Priscilla Roth is going to Oxford, England where she will be his secretary, and is to be paid in American dollars while he is George Eastman Professor at Balliol, and gives the dates of his stay. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Oxford University, [re: Eastman professorship and residency in Oxford] 1946-1948), #299.8]
  • Letter from Martha D. Letts, Secretary to Mr. Freeman, W. H. Freeman and Company to LP RE: Says Freeman has asked her to send the enclosed contracts straight to LP instead of waiting for him to return and sign them, asks him to sign both copies so Freeman can sign them, and one will be sent back to him as soon as possible. [Filed under LP Correspondence: 439.5]
  • Letter from Wendell M. Latimer, University of California, to LP. RE: Informs him of the eight names which were suggested for as Editor. Explains the situation with Noyes. Asks if he favors Noyes as the Editor-in-Chief of the three journals. [Filed under LP Science: American Chemical Society: Materials re: Committees and Awards, 1938-1950: Box #14.008 Folder #8.2]
  • Writes cheque to ‘Goale Manure to Dec 8" $46.17 [LP Biographical: Business and Financial 4.073, folder 73.5, item 2]