Memorandum from Linus Pauling to Earnest Watson. Page 1. September 28, 1950
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  • Letter from Alden H. Emery [Dictated by Mr. Emery but signed in his absence], Executive Secretary, American Chemical Society, to Executive Committee, Board of Directors, American Chemical Society, RE: Encloses a letter from Harvey F. Mack announcing a six percent rate increase effective October 1. Writes that this was expected and it has caused him to worry about the 1951 budget. [Letter from Mack to Emery, September 21, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (American Chemical Society: Correspondence, 1950-1964), Box #14.006, Folder #6.3]
  • Letter from Alden H. Emery, Executive Secretary, American Chemical Society, to Board of Directors, American Chemical Society, RE: Provides a brief summary of all that has occurred in the past three weeks regarding the rapid developments “in the area covered by the two Board actions on manpower.” Encloses several letters received regarding this issue. [Letter from Thomas and Volwiler to the President, September 5, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (American Chemical Society: Correspondence, 1950-1964), Box #14.006, Folder #6.3]
  • Letter from Henry Allen Moe, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to LP RE: Thanks him for his letter regarding Zinsser and sends him a copy of the letter he wrote back to Zinsser. Requests his help with contacting people about the “new-type” fellowships so that they can be continued. Explains that although he is not well he hopes to be back on his feet soon. Includes a copy of his letter to Zinsser. [Letter from LP to Moe September 20, 1950, Letter from LP to Moe October 3, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1946-1952), Box #14.014, Folder #14.5]
  • Letter from J. J. Joseph to LP, RE: asks LP if he would be willing to sign a cover letter to be circulated to leaders in American science, education, and culture. Joseph encloses a copy of a letter sent to the New York Times. [Filed under LP Biographical: (Political Issues: Ralph Spitzer: Academic Freedom and Passport Difficulties, 1942-1994), Box #2.034, Folder #34.2]
  • Letter from L W. Jones, Chairman, to Bacher, Beadle, L.G. Dunn, Ewart, Hertenstein, Lacey, V.C. Larsen, Jr., Lindvall, C.B. Millikan, Padgham, LP, H. Smith, Stock, and Watch, RE: Explains that DuBridge has appointed a committee to handle the matters regarding the necessity of requesting selective service deferments or postponements for faculty members, students, and employees at CIT. Explains how the Committee has divided its responsibilities. Encloses a copy of the information which has been distributed to students. [Filed under LP Biographical: Academia: (CIT: Materials re: Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 1946-1956.), Box #1.020, Folder #20.5]
  • Letter from LP to David Pressman, Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, RE: States that he thinks it would be worthwhile to make a brief statement about the effect of albumin binding but states that he does not think that it is necessary to halt the publication of their paper until the albumin binding work is completed. Encloses two pages on experimental methods and discusses the other two sets of data. [Missing Letter from Pressman to LP, August 11, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Pressman, David), #309.7]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. W. Albert Noyes, Jr, Chairman, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, National Research Council RE: Suggests that he write to Dr. J.L Franklin of the Humble Oil Refining Company about the possibility of bringing some European scientists over for lectures and then be able to attend the XII Congress of Pure and Applied Chemistry and the 75th Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Promises to write him later about what Cal Tech will do to help bring some European scientists over for it. [Letter from Noyes to LP July 26, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (National Research Council, 1950-1992), Box #14.028, Folder #28.1]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. W. Albert Noyes, Jr., Editor, Journal of the American Chemical Society, RE: Agrees to prepare a review of the book, notions modernos sur l’atome et la valence, by A. Travers. [Letters from Noyes to LP, September 9, 1950 and October 4, 1950] [Filed under LP Manuscripts of Articles: 1951a.1]
  • Letter from Thomas P. Singer, Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Western Reserve University, to LP RE: Thanks LP for his prompt reply and criticisms. [Letter from LP to Singer, September 22, 1950 and Letter from Singer to LP, October 5, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (S: Correspondence, 1950), #378.4]
  • Memo from A.H. Walter to R.B. Gilmore, cc: LP RE: Notifies of a letter from ONR requesting that when Institute members are on ONR business they only use taxicabs for short trips. [Filed under LP Science: (Office of Naval Research: Correspondence, Contract Status Reports and Project Status Reports, 1947-1962), Box #14.031, Folder #31.1]
  • Memo from Charles Newton to L. A. DuBridge, C. B. Millikan, LP, W. N. Lacey, F. C. Lindvall, and R. F. Bacher, RE: Informs him of the first meeting of the Industrial Associates meeting. [Filed under LP Biographical: Academia: (California Institute of Technology: Administrative Files, 1938-1971.), Box #1.030, Folder #30.2]
  • Note from Kurt Mislow, Department of Chemistry, New York University, to LP RE: Concerns the issues of the building blocks of life being optically active and discusses his concerns with the idea that amino acids were synthesized by polarized light. Discusses how it could be demonstrated in a laboratory setting and states that he saw no way out of the quartz issue. [Letter from LP to Mislow, September 26, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Mislow, Kurt), #248.4]