Letter from Linus Pauling to Archibald Craig. Page 1. April 4, 1949
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  • Letter from Dr. W. H. Eberhardt, Department of Chemistry, Georgia Tech, to LP RE: Thanks LP for recommending him to the University of New Mexico. Mentions that Georgia Tech recently went from a “School” to an “Institute” and the chemical engineering program recently added a doctoral program. Adds that the chemistry department should also add one soon, but that may be influenced by campus politics. Updates LP on his situation there, stating he is now the Vice-President of the Sigma Xi Club and Program Chairman, as well as working 60 hrs a week teaching and supervising three master's students and six seniors. Adds that he recently went to Oak Ridge National Labs, briefly meeting Werner Von Braun, but was not very impressed with their research set up. Goes on to inform LP that he is working through the support of the Research Corporation with ozone, benzene and the general problem of electronic spectra. Mentions he recently taught an elementary course on quantum mechanics. Includes speculations on the sensitivity of silica gel to pH. (Note in top margin: “Not to be answered”) [Letter from Eberhardt to LP November 14, 1949] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #106.3, file:(Eberhardt, William H., 1946, 1947, 1949-1951, 1953, 1955-1956, 1961-1963, 1971, 1981, 1983, 1991)]
  • Letter from Emily Bright Wilson, Phi Beta Kappa, to LP. RE: Informs him that they give copies of “The Nature of the Chemical Bond.” to is new Junior members. Asks if there is any way he could sign the copies before they are given away. [Filed under LP Science: American Chemical Society: Correspondence, 1948-1949: Box #14.004 Folder #4.2]
  • Letter from Melvin S. Newman, Ohio State University, to Henry Allen Moe, Guggenheim Foundation. RE: Informs him that he has signed a contract to teach at UCLA for eight weeks in the summer. Asks if he can have 4 months of his fellowship in 1949 and 6 months in 1951. Explains how this fits in with his research. [Filed under LP Science: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1946-1952: Box #14.014 Folder #14.4]