Memorandum from Linus Pauling to Earnest Watson. Page 1. September 28, 1950
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  • Article: “Book Reviews” Printed in Science. [Filed under LP Science: (Research on Biological Specificity, 1973-1996), Box #8.002, Folder #2.6]
  • Check from LP to Department of Motor Vehicles for $15.00. [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 Ralph Spitzer to LP, RE: asks about any possible job opportunities. Thanks LP for his role in having the California ASP contact the New York office. Spitzer plans to possibly take a trip out to California in the month or two. [Letter from LP to Spitzer, October 4, 1950] [Filed under LP Biographical: (Political Issues: Ralph Spitzer: Academic Freedom and Passport Difficulties, 1942-1944), Box #2.034, Folder #34.2]
  • Leter from H. Rowan Gaither, Jr., The Study for the Ford Foundation on Policy and Program to LP RE: Informs him that the Trustees of the Ford Foundation announced that they will release the findings of the Study Committee and its recommendations. Thanks him personally and on behalf of the trustees for his involvement in the study committee. [Letter from LP to Gaither October 2, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (Ford Foundation, 1949-1972), Box #14.012, Folder #12.1]
  • Letter from J. W. Stout, Institute for the Study of Metals, University of Chicago, to LP RE: Requests information on the properties of the lead-thallium system. Handwritten note: “I notice that you will be in Evanston on Nov. 7 and hope that you will be able to come around to the Institute for Metals.” [Letter from LP to Stout, October 3, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (S: Correspondence, 1950), #378.4]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. J. L. Franklin, Humble Oil & Refining Company, RE: Tells him that he sent the grades for his course to Meier. States that he enjoyed teaching in Baytown. A list of the course attendees is attached. [Letter from Franklin to LP, October 4, 1950] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1950s.19]
  • Letter from LP to Evelyn McBain, National Chemical Laboratory, RE: Discusses his work on Oxypolygelatin and gelatin serving as a substitute for blood plasma. States that he is interested to learn that Mr. Nayaran has been working on a gelatin substitute for blood plasma. Discusses other matters. [Letter from McBain to LP, September 21, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (N: Correspondence, 1950), #287.17]
  • Letter from LP to H. H. Meier, Humble Oil & Refining Company, RE: Encloses a statement of grades for his lecture course on The Nature of the Chemical Bond. [Filed under LP Speeches: 1950s.19]
  • Letter from LP to Harold F. Blum, Princeton University, RE: Grant permission to use figures from The Nature of the Chemical Bond in Blum’s book, Time’s Arrow and Evolution. Mentions that the same figures are given in College Chemistry and may prove to be more effective. [Letter from Blum to LP August 22, 1950] [Filed under LP Books 1960b5.2]
  • Letter from LP to Ira M. Freeman, Department of Natural Sciences, UNESCO, RE: Replies that the report is not complete due to illness and that it will be completed shortly. [Letter from Freeman to LP, September 19, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)), #420.2]
  • Letter from LP to Paul H. Emmett. RE: Informs him that he is unable to be a speaker at the Pittsburgh Chemists Club on Nov. 7th, or any first Tuesday each month during the coming year. Informs him that he had a minor operation on his eyes. [Reply to Paul Emmett September 19, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Emmett, Paul) #109.1]
  • Memo from LP to Dean Watson. [Letter from Watson to all members of the faculty, September 26, 1950] [Filed under LP Biographical: Academia: (California Institute of Technology: Administrative Files, 1938-1971.), Box #1.030, Folder #30.8]

    Dean Watson

    Work on government committees

    In answer to your memorandum of September 26, I report that I am consultant for the Western Regional Laboratory of the Department of Agriculture. I am also working on several research problems under grants-in-aid from the Public Health Service and contracts with the Navy.

    Linus Pauling:W