Letter from Linus Pauling to B.H. Butcher. Page 1. January 2, 1951
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  • Booklet: “Statement on our Foreign Situation,” by Ernest T. Weir, Chairman of the National Steel Corporation. [Filed under LP Biographical: Political Issues: (LP Passport Problems, 1945-1952), Box #2.002, Folder #2.4]
  • Check from AHP to Thoman Top Shop for $10.35. [Filed under LP Biographical: (Business and Financial: Bank Statements and Canceled Checks, September 1950 - December 1952), Box #4.021, Folder #21.2]
  • Itinerary: Southern California ACS [Filed under LP Travel: Box #1.001, Folder #1.9]
  • Letter from E. C. Kleiderer of Eli Lilly and Company to Dr. G. W. Beadle, cc: LP, RE: Inquires about the California Institute’s Industrial Associates. [Letter from Beadle to Kleiderer January 10, 1951] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Eli Lilly and Company), #111.4]
  • Letter from John W. Harris, Thorndike Memorial Laboratory, Boston City Hospital, to LP RE: Apologizes for the delay in his reply to LP’s letter. Responds to LP’s questions about his paper and states that there is little he can add to the discussion in the paper about the hemoglobin tactoids and hemoglobin crystals. Discusses the matter further. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (H: Correspondence, 1951), #166.2]
  • Letter from LP to A. F. Kudlacik, W. H. Freeman & Co., RE: Submits his bid of $1,310.00 for 100 shares of capital stock of W. H. Freeman & Co., Publishers. [Letter from Freeman to LP December 27, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (W. H. Freeman and Company, 1950), #439.8]
  • Letter from LP to Andrew Gemant, Staff Physicist, Detroit Edison Co. RE: States that he does not have a set of mimeographed or photostat solutions to the problems in his book Introduction to Quantum Mechanics. [Letter from Gemant to LP December 20, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (G: Correspondence, 1951), #140.15]
  • Letter from LP to Charles E. Higgins RE: At Higgins’ request, provides a statement about the air mass and humidity in Death Valley. [Letters from Higgins to LP December 28, 1950, January 16, 1951] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (H: Correspondence, 1951), #166.2]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Ralph Spitzer RE: Returns his check and encloses a copy of his letter to the State Department. Explains that he thinks it would be good if there were no further publicity, but that it may be necessary if the letter to the State Department is not effective in getting his passport back. [Filed under LP Biographical: Political Issues: (Ralph Spitzer: Academic Freedom and Passport Difficulties, 1942-1994), Box #2.034, Folder #34.3]
  • Letter from LP to Emil C. Miller RE: In response to Miller’s question if the adult public should know and understand atomic energy and its implications, LP encloses a report that he recently wrote for UNESCO. [Letter from Miller and Roberts to LP July 8, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (M: Correspondence,, 1951), #256.2]
  • Letter from LP to Ing Hans Siemonsen, Institute for Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry RE: Expresses thanks for the quotation from a work by Kapustinksi, which relates to LP’s electronegativity scale. Informs that he no longer has reprints of his original paper on the electronegativity scale and its relation to heats of formation of substances. Agrees with Kapustinski that the calculation of heats of formation by use of the electronegativity scale is not precise but says that sometimes it is useful to have a rough predicted value. [Letter from Siemonsen to LP November 20, 1950] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (S: Correspondence, 1950), #378.4]
  • Letter from Professor H. A. Young, University of California, Davis, to LP RE: Tells LP that he made a reservation for the night of January 11, 1951 at the Capitol Inn Motel. Invites LP and AHP to attend a dinner party to be held at the Capitol Inn at 5:30 P.M. [Letter from Kratzer to LP December 19, 1950] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1951s.2]
  • Letter from T. H. Davies, for the Editorial Board, to LP RE: Informs him that the Board of the Ford Foundation will meet on January 15th to consider over 5000 grant applications. States that the Bulletin wants to differentiate itself from the other appeals. Asks LP, along with the other members of the Board of Sponsors, to sign the request. Handwritten note: “Say yes.” Application to Ford Foundation for Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is attached. [Filed under LP Peace: (Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 1948-1964), Box #3.016, Folder #16.3]
  • Letter from T. R. Hogness, Director, Institute of Radiobiology and Biophysics, University of Chicago, to LP RE: Expresses his support of Harrison Brown. [Letter from LP to Hogness January 10, 1951] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Brown, Harrison), #32.4]
  • Letter from Warren Johnson, Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, to LP RE: Gives Harrison Brown a favorable recommendation for a position at Caltech. [Letter from LP to Brown January 15, 1951] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Brown, Harrison), #32.4]
  • Memo from L. Zechmeister to LP RE: Says that they could offer Dr. Lederer $50 to give a talk at their seminar. [Letter from LP to Lederer January 9, 1951] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (L:Correspondence, 1951), #230.17]
  • Speech Announcement: “The Structure of Proteins”, American Chemical Society, Southern California Section, January 5, 1951. [Filed under LP Biographical: (Scrapbooks, 1946-1950), Box #6.005, Folder #5.64]