Letter from Linus Pauling to Ibert Mellen. Page 1. September 21, 1950
Letter from Linus Pauling to Ibert Mellen. September 21, 1950. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

Activity Listings

  • Check from AHP to Ray K. Nakamura for $70.00. [Filed under LP Biographical: (Business and Financial: Bank Statements and Canceled Checks, December 1948-November 1950; 1960-1962), Box #4.019, Folder #19.2]
  • Handwritten note from W. H. Wooster to LP, RE: Informs him of the situation of Ralph Spitzer. Would like to help him. [Letter from LP Biographical: Political Issues: (Ralph Spitzer) Box # 2.034, Folder #34.2]
  • Letter from E. K. Narayanan, Junior Scientific Officer, Division of Biochemistry, National Chemical Laboratory, Poona, India, to Dr. JL Oncley, Department of Physical Chemistry, Harvard Medical School, [forwarded to LP] RE: Requests more information about the preparation and properties of the oxypolygel. [Letter from JL Oncley to LP October 18, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (Materials re: Oxypolygelatin Blood Plasma Substitute, 1945-1951), Box #6.003, Folder #3.2]
  • Letter from Emil Ott, Director of Research, Hercules Powder Company, to Alden H. Emery, Executive Secretary, American Chemical Society, RE: Suggests clarifying Item 6, regarding the present Board Committee on Financing ACS Publications is to be absorbed into the Board Standing Committee on Publications. [Letter from Emery to Board of Directors, September 15, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (American Chemical Society: Correspondence, 1950-1964), Box #14.006, Folder #6.3]
  • Letter from Ira M. Freeman, Department of Natural Sciences, UNESCO, to LP RE: Inquires about the status of the report on “The Role of Chemistry in Education” which LP has agreed to write. [Letter from LP to Freeman, September 28, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)), #420.2]
  • Letter from J. Russell Bright, Chairman, Department of Chemistry, Wayne University, to LP RE: States that he was pleased to learn that LP accepted their invitation to participate in the “Frontiers in Chemistry” lecture series. Tells LP that they have scheduled his talk for Monday, April 16, 1951. On behalf of Dr. George Rieveschl, Jr., Director of Research at Parke, Davis Co., invites LP to visit their laboratories on Tuesday, April 17. As the Chairman of the Detroit Section of the ACS, Dr. Russell invites LP to lecture before the local section on Tuesday evening. [Letter from LP to Stevens, June 7, 1951 and Letter from Wulf to Bright, December 8, 1950] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1951s.7]
  • Letter from Jay Stewart, President, Phi Lambda Upsilon (Honorary Chemistry Society), Ohio State University, to LP RE: Discusses their difficulty seeing each other at the Chicago ACS meeting and states that their first visit will have to be when LP comes to Ohio State University. Inquires about LP’s manuscript, in particular, if it will include illustrations and appropriate types. [Letter from Stewart to LP, October 25, 1950 and Letter from LP to Stewart, November 30, 1950] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1951s.3]
  • Letter from Jose R. Velasco, Assistant Professor of Plant Physiology, to LP RE: Apologizes for not being clear in his other letter and states that he is convinced that the concept of oxidation as a removal of electron from an atom is not tenable. Handwritten note: “I should have said clockwise spin.” and on page two “i.e. counter clockwise spin”. [Letters from LP to Velasco, September 8, 1950 and November 13, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (V: Correspondence, 1950), #427.10]
  • Letter from Paul Emmett, Mellon Institute of Industrial Research, to LP. RE: Asks if he could be the speaker at the Pittsburgh Chemists Club in the future. [Letter from LP September 28, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Emmett, Paul) #109.1]
  • Letter from Robert F. Loeb, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, to LP RE: Asks for the source or time of Franklin’s quotation as it appears in the first chapter of College Chemistry. [Letter from LP to Loeb, January 3, 1951] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (L: Correspondence, 1951), #230.17]
  • Letter from Robert L. Clark, Director, Manpower Office, Executive Office of the President, National Security Resources Board, to Charles Allen Thomas, Chairman, Board of Directors, American Chemical Society, RE: Writes that he received a copy of the telegram to the President and his office, the NSRB, is the government agency designed to ascertain the appropriate policies are developed for the administration of the defense effort. The problem of technical manpower is a problem requiring immediate attention and they would welcome the opinions of the American Chemical Society. Also writes that they also requested the assistance of the American Institute of Physics, the Engineers Joint Council, and the National Research Council, all of who responded enthusiastically and therefore the ACS’ proposal to invite other scientific societies to cooperate will receive a favorable response from these organizations. [Letter from Emery to Clark, September 14, 1950, Letter from Emery to Gentlemen, September 20, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (American Chemical Society: Correspondence, 1950-1964), Box #14.006, Folder #6.3]