Letter from Linus Pauling to Niels Bjerrum. Page 1. December 27, 1950
Letter from Linus Pauling to Niels Bjerrum. December 27, 1950. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 2 pp.  View Transcript

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  • Letter from Henry Allen Moe, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to LP RE: Thanks him for the information about Oxypolygelatin and requests that he keep him informed about its progress. Notifies him that he will start receiving fellowship applications for his review and that sometime in January he will have the treasurer send him his advance reimbursement for his trip east to the selection committee meeting in February. [Letter from LP to Moe December 15, 1950, Letter from Moe to LP December 29, 1950] [Filed under LP Science: (John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1946-1952), Box #14.014, Folder #14.5]
  • Letter from John B. Thompson, the University of Chicago to LP, RE: Informs LP that 30 of the 42 people that he wrote have joined them in leading the campaign to win a repeal of the McMarran Act. Says that the mailing was done December 11th and that already there has been an encouraging response and they have received more than a thousand signatures. Tells LP that Professor Lovett and himself are planning to establish a Washington Office by the time the Open Letter is announced. Encloses a copy of the statement, “Analysis of the McCarran Act.” [Filed under LP Biographical: Political Issues: (Academic Freedom - The McCarran Acts, 1950-1963), Box #2.035, Folder #35.2]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. J. L. Franklin RE: AHP and LP thank him for the Christmas card. States that he was happy to learn that Dr. Franklin will be the Head of the Department of Chemistry and he hopes to see him soon. Mentions a letter that he wrote to Bill Lipscomb. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (F: Correspondence, 1950), #128.15]
  • Letter from LP to M. Vernon King, Department of Physics, Pennsylvania State College, RE: States that he was interested to receive his letter about accepting an appointment with them for the coming year. States that there are not any open teaching positions but that they might be able to offer him a research fellowship. Says that he will look into the matter and contact King in January. [Letters from King to LP, December 21, 1950 and January 12, 1951] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (King, Vernon M.), #198.11]
  • Letter from LP to Moore questioning him about the significance of the increase in entropy Moore noted in his book. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Moore, Jr. Walter J.), #248.14]
  • Letter from LP to Mr. W.H. Freeman, RE: Tells him that he is pleased with the way his book College Chemistry was made. Points out a few errors. [Filed under LP Personal Safe, Drawer #2, Folder #2.009]
  • Letter from LP to Ray Pepinsky RE: Asks for his reference of M. Vernon King. States that he has applied for an appointment in connection with a program of research on crystal structure. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (K: Correspondence, 1950), #200.15]
  • Letter from LP to W.H. Freeman RE: Tells him that he thought that Walter Moore’s book Physical Chemistry was a good book until Professor Badger pointed out a large number of mistakes. States that his opinion of the book has gone down, but that it still is a good book in general. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (W. H. Freeman and Company, 1950), #439.8]
  • Letter from LP to William N. Lipscomb, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota, RE: Asks Professor Lipscomb for a reference of Dr. M. Vernon King who has written him about a job. States that they might be able to give a research fellowship, in connection with their work on amino acids and proteins. States that there is a possibility that he could visit Minneapolis in April. [Letter from Lipscomb to LP, December 21, 1950 and Letter from LP to Lipscomb, January 26, 1951] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1951s.5 and LP Correspondence: (King, Vernon M.), #198.11]
  • Letter from LP to Yoshio Nishina, Scientific Research Institute, RE: Sending his regards because Nishina has fallen ill. Wishes them happy holidays. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (N: Correspondence, 1950), #287.17]
  • Letter from W. H. Freeman to LP RE: Says that he will be in Pasadena for a couple of days and that he hopes that he could have a couple hours of LP’s time on January 10 to run over prospects for the Chemistry Series. Handwritten note at the bottom in brown ink “P.S. Your note has just arrived. I will call you Monday, Jan. 8, as soon as I can get to Pasadena from Santa Barbara, probably about mid-afternoon.” [Filed under LP Correspondence: (W. H. Freeman and Company, 1950), #439.8]
  • Newsletter: Alert, No. 153. Attached is a handwritten note from Margaret Fleming to LP, January 9, 1951. [Filed under LP Biographical: Legal: (Assorted Legal Disputes, 1950-1962.), Box #3.057, Folder #57.1]
  • Southern Commercial and Savings Bank Advice of Various Charges for AHP for $0.50. [Filed under LP Biographical: (Business and Financial: Bank Statements and Canceled Checks, September 1950-December 1952), Box #4.021, Folder #21.1]