Letter from Linus Pauling to George Beadle. Page 1. January 31, 1948
Letter from Linus Pauling to George Beadle. January 31, 1948. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

Travel: England

Activity Listings

  • Letter from Beatrice Wulf, Secretary to LP to Dr. Abram B. Stravitsky, Institute of Pathology, Western Reserve University RE: Tells him to keep number 1153 for passive transfer and use 1176 for the spirochetes, reminds him to send them reprints, and asks him to let her know if there is an indefinite delay in publication of either of the articles. [Letters from Stravitsky to Wulf January 21, 1948, February 3, 1948] [Filed under LP Correspondence: 378.2]
  • Letter from Clayton Ammondson to LP RE: Asks if there will be an Elementary Physical Chemistry course taught at Caltech during the summer. [Letter from Wulf to Ammondson February 4, 1948] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #12.14, file:(A: Correspondence, 1948)]
  • Letter from Dr. Carl Niemann, Caltech, to Dr. E.C. Kleiderer, Lilly Research Laboratories, cc: President DuBridge, W.R. Stott, A. Townsend, RE: Notes that he has discussed the proposal of an initial grant of $20,000 per year for three years on the insulin project at Caltech, and that it is satisfactory. Adds that the next step will be to submit a proposal to President DuBridge. Thanks Eli Lilly and Company for their support on behalf of all those involved in the insulin project. [Letter from Kleiderer to Niemann January 19, 1948] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #111.4, file:(Eli Lilly and Company, 1946-1951, 1953-1956, 1964-1968, 1970-1972)]
  • Letter from Dr. John H. Northrop, Rockefeller Institute to LP RE: Writes that Dr. Hector Dieu would like to work with LP and has written for permission. Adds that Dr. Dieu is a very intelligent and capable person. (Note: L. P. I sent you on Jan 19 a letter from Dr. Dieu which you probably have by now. JN upper right) [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #277.14, file: (Northrop, John H.)]
  • Letter from Edward MacKay, Business Manager, W.H. Freeman and Co., RE: In Freeman's absence, MacKay writes on his behalf to see how the answers to the problems in "General Chemistry" are coming along. [Filed under LP Manuscripts of Books, 1947b4.6.]
  • Letter from LP to Colonel Marston Taylor Bogart. RE: Thanks him for his letter. [Filed under LP Science: American Chemical Society: Correspondence, 1948-1949: Box #14.004 Folder #4.3]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. A. N. Richards, President. RE; Explains the problems of Professor Jost. Asks for assistance. [Filed under LP Science: National Academy of Sciences, 1945-1951: Box #14.019 Folder #19.2]
  • Letter from Mary E. Ray, Secretary, Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists, to L M. Meares. Apologizes for the delay in reply, and thanks him for his donation. Also thanks him for providing the names of his friends to add to their mailing list. [Letter from Fry to Meares, September 4, 1947] LP Peace: Box 3.005, Folder 5.6
  • Letter from Mary E. Ray, Secretary, Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists, to William J. Medlin, President, Medlin Studios, Inc. Thanks him for his very kind letter and donation. Also thanks him for offering his services and assures him that they will use him when necessary. LP Peace: Box 3.005, Folder 5.6
  • Letter from Prof. Carl Niemann, Gates and Crellin Labs, Caltech, to LP RE: Informs him that Kleiderer at Lilly has written that the company would be willing to give a grant of $20,000 a year for three years. Asks what LP thinks of giving Dr. H.T. Huang who received his degree from Oxford a position at Caltech. Discusses news from the school and a contingency plan for graduate students who don't pass an exam. [Letter from LP to NiemannFebruary 4, 1948] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #277.5, file:(Niemann, Carl)]
  • Letter from Ralph Spitzer to LP RE: Talks about wanting to study abroad , offers his limited advice and suggests LP address the morale-building nature to those scientists who would be interested in participating in world affairs but are timid. Says he is reading Bernal's book as LP suggested but isn't very far into it. [Filed under LP Biographical: Political Issues: Ralph Spitzer: Academic Freedom and Passport Difficulties, 1942-1994: Box #2.034, Folder 34.1]
  • Letter from Roger Hayward to LP . RE: Hayward says that he has had no great ideas so far beyond trying to make models of the Azosuccinanilate molecure, probably out of plaster. He is accepting a retainer from Cal. Tech., and, as he suspects LP is behind it, thanks him for it. He has sent Freeman some sketches of molecular models and says that Freeman will make some trial plates and send LP proofs of anything interesting. [Filed under LP Manuscripts of Books, 1947b5.3]
  • Letter from W. H. Freeman, W. H. Freeman and Company to Dr. W. von E. Doering, Department of Chemistry, Columbia University RE: Writes that they must make a decision soon regarding the organic text in LP's series as there are several proposals and they only need one, describes what they want in their first organic text such as the synthetic chemistry along with the theoretical, says from all their proposals his name was the most intriguing and gives willingness to wait longer for one from him. Understands his reluctance to turn from research, urges him that there is a need for this kind of textbook and wonders if he will commit himself to the execution of the organic text manuscript by October 1, 1949. (Letter is a copy and attached to letter to LP) [Letter from Freeman to LP February 24, 1948] [Filed under LP Correspondence: 439.6]
  • Letter from W. H. Freeman, W. H. Freeman and Company to Professor Brooks O. Pittman, Department of Chemistry, West Georgia College cc: LP RE: Explains that since LP is in England, his answer to the question of molality and molarity may take a while to come, thinks he can give him a general statement, says the terms usually used have an indefiniteness which may confuse students and so they are establishing a usage that they believe is more logical and consistent. Explains that most of the rest of their series is using their new usage. [Filed under LP Correspondence: 439.6]
  • Letter to LP from M. L. Welson RE: Explains that he is trying to find employment, as after the war, Mr. Hjelte refused to have him in the Playground Department and took advantage of a technicality in the Civil Service Regulations to fire him. Tells how he has been trying to break in with a local commodity booker as an associate, but the field is baffling to him and he feels bookers in Los Angeles have no integrity. Believes that he has ability along several lines, and he could fit in somewhere as an assistant or beginner if LP cared to recommend him, emphasizes that he just needs a payroll. [Letter from LP to Welson February 12, 1948] [Filed under LP Correspondence: 443.16]
  • Note from Peter Aguis, University College, to LP RE: Writes to confirm the LP's agreement to speak before the chemical and Physical Society on Tuesday February 24th. Asks what the title of his speech will be. [LP's letter: January 27, 1948] [Filed under: LP Speeches, 1948s.6]