Letter from Linus Pauling to Dean Acheson. Page 1. March 2, 1950
Letter from Linus Pauling to Dean Acheson. March 2, 1950. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

Travel: Princeton, NJ

Activity Listings

  • Flyer: Modern Views of the Structure of Atoms and Molecules, Santa Barbara, California, March 3, 1950. [Filed under LP Speeches: 1950s.7]
  • Letter from E. H. Volwiler, Abbott Laboratories, to LP RE: Asks when he will be in Philadelphia for the next meeting. [Letter from Wulf to Volwiler March 14, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (American Chemical Society: Correspondence, 1950-1964), Box #14.006, Folder #6.2]
  • Letter from Florence S. Chesse, W. H. Freeman & Co., to Beatrice Wulf, Secretary to LP RE: Expresses thanks for a recent memo regarding galley proofs on College Chemistry. Requests LP’s latest schedule. [Filed under LP Books: 1950b.2]
  • Letter from J. M. Scott, Department of Chemistry, Tulane University of Louisiana, LP RE: Writes to clarify on which dates LP plans to be in New Orleans so he can make proper hotel arrangements. Writes that they are looking forward to his talk on “The Structure of Antibodies and the Nature of Serological Reactions.” [Letter from Wulf to Scott March 15, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (American Chemical Society: Correspondence, 1950-1964), Box #14.006, Folder #6.2] Letter from A. R. VanderPloeg, Program Chairman, Texas-Louisiana Gulf Section, American Chemical Society, to LP RE: Writes that reservations have been made in Hotel Beaumont for LP and AHP, and the Rose Room of the Hotel Beaumont is where the dinner will start at 7pm and his lecture on “Valence in Metals and Intermetallic Compounds” will be held at 8pm. The audience will consist of chemists and chemical engineers in the petroleum field. Asks LP to contact him if he wishes to visit other places in the city and to contact him when LP first arrives so final arrangements can be complete. [Letter from Wulf to VanderPloeg March 16, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (American Chemical Society: Correspondence, 1950-1964), Box #14.006, Folder #6.2]
  • Letter from LP to Alden H. Emery, American Chemical Society, RE: Writes that he accepts the appointment to the Committee on Chemotherapy Papers. [Letter from Emery to LP February 27, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (American Chemical Society: Correspondence, 1950-1964), Box #14.006, Folder #6.1]
  • Letter from LP to David Pressman, Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, RE: States that he was very busy while he was in New York. States that he does not remember meeting Wormall but that he just read his note in Nature and agrees with Pressman’s observation that their work is not mentioned. Agrees to send the reprints that Pressman requested. [Letter from Pressman to LP February 17, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Pressman, David), #309.7]
  • Letter from LP to E. C. Kleiderer, Executive Director, Research and Control, Lilly Research Laboratories, RE: Informs him that his student, Bulman, has finished gathering a reasonable amount of anti-serum against an azo protein, so they can proceed with the study of hapten inhibition. Talks about the samples and the quantities that he has asked Kleiderer to prepare. [Letter from Kleiderer to LP February 24, 1950, Letter from LP to Kleiderer March 8, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Eli Lilly and Company), #111.4]
  • Letter from LP to Florence Chesse RE: States that he believes the wording in College Chemistry about breathing pure oxygen is satisfactory. [Letter from Chesse to LP February 28, 1950] [Filed under LP Books: 1950b.2]
  • Letter from LP to Fred Caiola RE: Encloses a reprint describing his oxygen meter, which is used to determines the a few milliliters of oxygen in a sample of gas. Writes that the meter cannot be used for the determination of traces of oxygen, and one disadvantage is that it is rather expensive. [Letter from Caiola to LP February 20, 1950 and March 16, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (Scientific War Work – Materials re: the Pauling Oxygen Meter, 1942-1950), Box #13.002, Folder #2.3]
  • Letter from LP to Hannah Dorner, National Council of the Arts, Sciences, and Professions, to LP RE: Inquires about his speech and how they are cutting it down for use on the radio. Expresses his reservations about someone else reading his speech once it has been shortened. Suggests that they have the shortened speech transcribed again. Then, he can make a recording. [Filed under LP Speeches: 1950s.3]
  • Letter from LP to Henry Allen Moe, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation RE: Explains that he can not stay over to March 20 and gives his reasons why. States that he will make his plan reservation for later on the night of the 19 if Moe thinks that working on it all day Saturday on through Sunday evening will give them enough time. Mentions a change that needs to be made to the minutes. [Letter from Mathias to LP February 23, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1946-1952), Box #14.014, Folder #14.5]
  • Letter from LP to President A.W. Trueman, University of New Brunswick, RE: Thanks him for the prompt reimbursement and states that he really enjoyed his visit to Fredericton and the University of New Brunswick. Writes that he would like to revise the manuscript of his radio talk and asks for a typewritten transcript. [Letters from Trueman to LP February 15, 1950 and March 21, 1950] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1950s.2]
  • Letter from LP to S. C. Rakshit RE: Explains that there is no reason why a scholarship could not be granted to an Indian and encourages him to apply. [Letter from Rakshit to LP, February 18, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (R: Correspondence, 1950), #340.15]
  • Letter from R.H. Turnbull to R. Leslie Collett, Esq., M.B.E., M.A., F.R.I.C., The Royal Institute of Chemistry, RE: Encloses a short history of his career and a supplementary statement. Discusses his interest in an article printed in the Statesman about LP’s speech in New York about the atom and hydrogen bombs. Encloses copies of his letters to LP and Sir Shanti. Discusses his idea about scientists forming an international organization. Asks if he should also write to Sir Ian Heilbron. Informs him that he also wrote to Pandit Nehru. [Filed under LP Personal Safe, Drawer #2, Folder #2.022]
  • Letter from W. H. Freeman RE: Asks LP to offer his opinion on the manuscript, Colloidal Chemistry, by Hackerman and Anderson. [Letter from Freeman to Hackerman February 28, 1950, Letter from LP to Freeman March 6, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (W. H. Freeman and Company, 1950), #439.8]
  • Letter from W. H. Freeman to LP RE: Discusses various matters to keep LP informed. Discusses the possibility of advertising College Chemistry in The American Scientist. Mentions Anderson and Hackerman’s manuscript of colloidal chemistry and a manuscript by Tyree for an upper division inorganic chemistry course. [Letter from LP to Freeman March 6, 1950] [Filed under LP Books: 1950b.7]
  • Letter from W. M. Stanley, Chairman, Canvassing Committee of the Eli Lilly and Company Award in Biological Chemistry, to LP RE: Writes to ask if LP would consider nominating Dr. D. Pressman for the Lilly Award in Biological Chemistry and encloses information on how to do so. [Filed under LP Science: (American Chemical Society: Correspondence, 1950-1964), Box #14.006, Folder #6.1]
  • Memo from David P. Shoemaker to Beatrice Wulf RE: LP says that if Shoemaker wants to see Bob Smith at the hospital he must call Dr. Jacobs beforehand. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Shoemaker, David P.), #363.3]