"Bonds in Simple Molecules." Page 1. January 3 - February 4, 1948
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Travel: England

Activity Listings

  • Letter (copy follows) from LP to Beatrice Wulf, LP's Secretary at Caltech RE: Talks about their arrival and the weather, asks her to look around his room and find the calculations and a few pages of the revised manuscript from “The Nature of the Chemical Bond” referring to the new electronegativity values sent to him. Adds in a postscript that they succeeded in finding a small furnished house that they can move into in two weeks, as they are all tired of the hotel. [Letter from Wulf to LP January 13, 1948] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Oxford University, [re: Eastman professorship and residency in Oxford] 1946-1948), #299.8]
  • Letter [in German] from Prof. W. Heisenberg, Max Planck-Institute Für Physik, to LP RE: Requests LP prepare a scientific manuscript for the volume the Zeitschrift für Naturforschung will be preparing in honor of Arnold Sommerfeld's 80th birthday. Notes that although they have produced earlier memorial volumes, this one will be especially meaningful. Asks LP to inform other friends and former students if they would also like to contribute. [Letters from Herzfeld to LP February 26, 1948, from LP to Heisenberg March 3, 1948] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #154.1, file:(Heisenberg, W.)]
  • Letter from Beatrice Wulf, Secretary to LP to Dr. Abram, B. Stravitsky, Institute of Pathology, Western Reserve University RE: Says she is sorry there is confusion over the contribution numbers for his papers, finds no record of his “Passive Transfer” paper but notices their card with contribution number 1123 is missing and wonders if that and “Passive Transfer” go together. Asks if he can find out if “Passive Transfer” has a number, says he can use 1153 if it does not, and says she will then find another for the Spirochetes. Adds that they have been having simply glorious weather. [Letters from Stravitsky to Wulf January 6, 1948, January 21, 1948] [Filed under LP Correspondence: 378.2]
  • Letter from Dr. E.E. Turner, Bedford College for Women, University of London to LP RE: Thanks him for his letter, gives the days he and Dr. Ingold decided were most suitable, asks if he would prefer to spread his lectures out to 4, and says he believes his lectures would be most welcomed. (P. S. In black pen: “We usually have our special lectures at 5:15, so that students can get to them from the different college”) [Letter from Turner to LP January 1, 1948, letter from LP to Turner January 9, 1948] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Oxford University, [re: Eastman professorship and residency in Oxford] 1946-1948), #299.8]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. J. N. Kellar, X-Ray Analysis Group, Institute of Physics, RE: Regrets he will be unable to accept the invitation to give the evening lecture at the Group's Annual Conference April 13-14 as he had already committed to attend meetings in Paris from April 8-20. [Letters from LP to Kellar December 13, 1947, from Kellar to LP January 22, 1948] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #200.13, file:(K: Correspondence, 1948)]
  • Letter from Priscilla Roth to Dr. Kathleen Lonsdale, University College London, RE: Comments on the superiority of the British mail system. Replies that LP has written Dr. Kellar to inform him that he will not be able to accept the invitation to speak on April 12th as he will be in Paris. Discussing settling in at Oxford. [Letters from Lonsdale to Roth January 7, 1948, January 12, 1948] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #218.2, file:(Lonsdale, Kathleen)]
  • Letter from Taylor's Typewriter Co. to LP RE: States that they will fill LP's order to his specifications and have it sent by rail today. [Letter from LP to Taylor's Typewriter Co. January 7, 1948, from Priscilla Roth, Secretary to LP, to Mr. Charles, Taylor's Typewriter Co. January 12, 1948] [Filed under LP Correspondence: #410.13]
  • Letter from V. T. Collins, Crusade for World Government to LP RE: Says that the breakdown of the Conference o f Foreign Ministers emphasizes the importance of the Crusade for World Government, explains that the Parliamentary Committee has arranged a series of informal dinner parties to discuss objectives with nation and world leaders, gives the date and time of the first meeting and invites LP. [Letter from LP to Collins January 12, 1948] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Oxford University, [re: Eastman professorship and residency in Oxford] 1946-1948), #299.8]
  • Manuscript Notes: “Sizes of Orbitals in Atoms” [Filed under LP Science: Materials re: Electron Theory and the Structure of Metals and Intermetallic Compounds, 1945-1959: Box #5.002 Folder #2.13]
  • Newspaper Clipping: “Chemists' Chief”, Edinburg (Texas) Valley Review [Filed under LP Newspaper Clippings, 1948n.8]
  • Note from Austen Fox Riggs, II, to LP RE: States he would like to do an experiment to measure the percent saturation of hemoglobin with oxygen. Asks if LP knows of anyone doing a similar experiment or if he should consult someone other than Beckman. [Letter from LP's Executive Secretary to Mr. Austen Fox Riggs, II, January 14, 1948] [Filed under LP Correspondence: #340.13]
  • Note from Dr. Britton Chance to LP RE: Informs him that he will come up around January 23rd to attend LP's lecture and clear up paperwork for his longer visit. [Letters from LP to Chance January 7, 1948, January 9, 1948] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #64.2, file:(Chance, Britton, 1947-1949, 1950, 1960-1961, 1968-1969, 1976, 1979, 1982, 1984, 1992, 1993)]
  • Note from Isabella C. Meredith-Smith to LP RE: Thanks him for his letter which the Times sent to her, tells him about the house she has for rent and the rooms, says he should come call, and encloses the ad for her house. [Letter from Roth to Meredith-Smith January 12, 1948] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Oxford University, [re: Eastman professorship and residency in Oxford] 1946-1948), #299.8]
  • Note from Robert L. Lewis to LP RE: Requests information on behalf of an engineer friend in Sweden concerning T-C evaporators to help convert salt water to fresh water. [Letter from Wulf to Lewis January 23, 1948] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #230.14, file:(L: Correspondence, 1948)]