Letter from Linus Pauling to W.E.B. Du Bois. Page 1. July 27, 1949
Letter from Linus Pauling to W.E.B. Du Bois. July 27, 1949. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

Activity Listings

  • Bill from Athenaeum to LP for $6.75 [LP Biographical: Business and Financial 4.059, folder 59.3]
  • Letter from Dr. Paul Emmett, Mellon Institute, to LP RE: Details some tests Dr. Emmett made on treated silica gels sent to him by LP. Asks LP where Mr. Dickey got the indicators he used, as they have been unable to find methyl, ethyl, propyl and butyl oranges. Adds they want to test and see if age has influenced the samples in any way. Apologizes for not seeing LP while he was visiting Pittsburgh, but he and his wife were away in New Hampshire. Informs LP that his colleagues were very excited by his speech and are now interested in electron distribution in metals. [Letters from LP to Emmett May 16, 1949, August 1, 1949] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #109.1, file:(Emmett, Paul, 1937-1959, 1977-1982)]
  • Letter from Dr. W.P. Gugelmann to LP RE: Reports that they will not be able to come to Pasadena until spring 1950 due to visa difficulties. Hopes that LP will still be willing to allow him to come work at Cal Tech next year. Invites LP to visit if he comes to Switzerland. [Letters from LP to Gugelmann February 16, 1949, August 1, 1949] [Filed under LP Correspondence: Box #140.13, file:(G: Correspondence, 1949)]
  • Letter from I Amdur, Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, to LP. RE: Informs him of a recent meeting devoted to how to facilitate educational reconstruction in war-devastated areas. Asks if the ACS would consider organizing a fund-raiser campaign among the American Chemists to raise money to rebuild laboratories. [Filed under LP Science: American Chemical Society: Correspondence, 1949-1950: Box #14.005 Folder #5.1]
  • Letter from James F. Mathias, Associate Secretary, to Dr. Melvin S. Newman, Ohio State University. RE: Informs him that LP has agreed to discuss his tenure problems. Asks him to arrange the interview. [Filed under LP Science: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1946-1952: Box #14.014 Folder #14.4]
  • Letter from Nathan L. Drake, Committee on Membership Affairs, to unknown. RE: Reminds him of the action brought against Greusel. Encloses a folder with the supporting evidence. Asks that he return the voting strip once he has examined the evidence. [Filed under LP Science: American Chemical Society: Materials re: Committees and Awards, 1938-1950: Box #14.008 Folder # 8.12]
  • Letter from Victor Reynolds, Cornell Press University, to LP. RE: Telling LP that he will be receiving his royalty check very shortly, and that he changed the date that the company must send out his check from a four month time period, to a two month time period. [Filed under: LP Manuscripts of Books, 1960b.5.2]
  • Memorandum invoice from W.H. Freeman, W.H. Freeman Co., to LP, RE: LP's royalty account has been charged $5.82. [Filed under LP Manuscripts of Books, 1947b5.4.]
  • Note from Walter Bauer, Massachusetts General Hospital to LP RE: Enclosed formal invitation to LP to serve as member of the Scientific Advisory Committee at Massachusetts General Hospital. Invitation letter attached. [LP's reply August 2, 1949] [Filed under LP Science: Massachusetts General Hospital - Scientific Advisory Committee, 1949-1957: Box #15.008 Folder #8.1]
  • Telegram from Warren C. Johnson, University of Chicago, to LP RE: Says, “Would like to have Dr. Szwarc as lecturer here anytime during coming year and will provide honorarium of $125.” Handwritten at the bottom [in LP's handwriting?]: “Balcet - $50 at UCLA” [Letters from LP to Prof. Warren Johnson July 15, 1949, to Dr. M. Szwarc August 1, 1949] [Filed under LP Correspondence: #373.1]