Letter from Linus Pauling to C.E. Frisk. Page 1. March 28, 1950
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Activity Listings

  • Check from AHP to Sue Perry for $5.00. [Filed under LP Biographical: (Business and Financial: Bank Statements and Canceled Checks, December 1948-November 1950; 1960-1962), Box #4.019, Folder #19.2]
  • Check from LP to Beatrice Wulf for $100.00. [Filed under LP Biographical: (Business and Financial: Bank Statements and Canceled Checks, December 1948-November 1950; 1960-1962), Box #4.019, Folder #19.2]
  • Invoice from the Dakan Engineering Co. to LP and AHP RE: Informs them that they owe a deposit upon signing the contract of $860.00. Notes that it was paid March 25th. [Filed under LP Biographical: Business and Financial: (Assorted Bills, Receipts and Invoices, 1945-1950.), Box #4.059, Folder #59.3]
  • Letter from Benjamin Clayton to LP RE: Declines LP’s request for funding for a new chemistry building. There are several names and notes in various ink and pencil types in the margins. [Letter from LP to Clayton March 25, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (C: Correspondence, 1950), #74.18]
  • Letter from Dr. Howard Root, American Diabetes Association, to LP RE: Writes to clarify that he believes the statements published by the American Chemical Society regarding insulin use in diabetics does not provide the proper warning, and he shares a story about a physicist who stopped taking his insulin and ended up getting very ill and losing his leg. [Letter from LP to Root March 21, 1950, Letter from LP to Somogyi April 10, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (American Chemical Society: Correspondence: 1949-1950), Box #14.005, Folder #5.3]
  • Letter from Florence Chesse to LP RE: Informs that they can change the periodic table. Inquires whether he can start indexing now to save time. [Letter from LP to Freeman March 22, 1950] [Filed under LP Books: 1950b.2]
  • Letter from Henry Allen Moe, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to LP RE: Notifies him that the treasurer will send him his reimbursement. Comments that a decision on awards will be made by the board of trustees on March 31. [Letter from LP to Moe March 22, 1950, Letter from Moe to LP March 31, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1946-1952), Box #14.014, Folder #14.5]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Phillips RE: Encloses his application to be a member of the American Association of Scientific Workers. [Letter from Phillips to LP March 10, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence, (P: Correspondence, 1950) #312.15]
  • Letter from LP to Fernando Carraro RE: States that science is a long way from creating artificial life and that he can say nothing significant about the mortality of the human soul. There is a note in pencil in the upper right margin: “[Baskerville] June 13 Nature Yale article 1160” [Letter from Carraro to LP March 9, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (C: Correspondence, 1950), #74.18]
  • Letter from LP to G. M. Wynia, Jr. RE: Explains that the preparation of butadiyne was completed by Dr. H.D. Springall and he will send the method of preparation, which he requested in his previous letter. Handwritten note: “Letter from Wynia sent to Springall.” [Missing Letter from Wynia to LP March 11, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (W: Correspondence, 1950), #443.18]
  • Letter from LP to H. D. Springall, Department of Chemistry, University of Manchester, RE: Sends him a letter from a fellow companion in Holland wondering about the synthesis of diacetylene. Asks Springall to reply to the letter. He also informs him that he told the man to write directly to him in order for a better response but that he had no luck. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Springall, H. D.), #367.6]
  • Letter from LP to Herman Mark, Institute of Polymer Research, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, RE: Thanks Mark for the information about the crystallization of urea and urea derivatives with aliphatic hydrocarbons and related substances. [Letter from Mark to LP March 2, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Mark, Herman), #244.1]
  • Letter from LP to Leo Szilard, Institute of Radiobiology and Biophysics, University of Chicago, RE: Tells him that he assumed that the meeting had been canceled because he had not heard from him. Wishes him good luck in the implementation of the Princeton resolution and says that he will be traveling around Texas and the adjoining states for the next six weeks. [Letters from Szilard to LP March 15, 1950 and March 30, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Szilard, Leo: Correspondence), #372.1]
  • Letter from LP to W. H. Freeman RE: Informs that he has revised the fourth paragraph of the Preface. (Preface enclosed) [Letter from Freeman to LP March 16, 1950] [Filed under LP Books: 1950b.2]
  • Letter from M. E. Spaght, Shell Development Company, to LP RE: Informs him that they will be receiving a vacuum infrared spectrometer. [Letter from LP to Spaght March 31, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (S: Correspondence, 1950), #378.4]
  • Letter from O. Beeck, Shell Development Company, to Richard M. Badger, Gates and Crellin Laboratories, Caltech, cc. LP, RE: Inquires about their needs for a vacuum infrared spectrometer. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (S: Correspondence, 1950), #378.4]
  • Letter from Rene Dubos, Alfred Mirsky, and Clara Mayer to LP RE: Asks LP to name individuals who would be available and who possess the necessary qualifications to conduct a survey. [Letter from LP to Mirsky May 15, 1950] [Filed under LP Biographical: (Political Issues: Ralph Spitzer: Academic Freedom and Passport Issues, 1942-1994), Box #2.034, Folder #34.2]
  • Memo from LP to Chuck Newton, cc: Prof. Beadle, RE: Tells him that Merck and Armour are worth considering, as well as Pfizer and Parke, Davis. LP thinks they should ask pharmaceutical houses for donations to support the research programs. [Letter from Newton to DuBridge, Beadle, and LP May 16, 1950] [Filed under LP Biographical: Academia: (California Institute of Technology: Administrative Files, 1938-1971.), Box #1.030, Folder #30.2]
  • Newspaper Clipping: “The Hydrogen Bomb”, by Linus Pauling, Key, March 27, 1950. [Filed under LP Biographical: Scrapbooks, 1946-1950: Box #6.005, Folder 5.55]