Linus Pauling Note to Self [re: revoked invitation to speak at a University of Hawaii chemistry building dedication]. Page 1. May 26, 1951
Linus Pauling Note to Self [re: revoked invitation to speak at a University of Hawaii chemistry building dedication]. May 26, 1951. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 2 pp.  View Transcript

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  • Letter from A. A. Heist, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union, to LP, RE: Tells LP that he thinks it would be advisable for him to call Mr. Okrand about the matter of lawyers. Discusses some possibilities of lawyers that Okrand has found for him. Handwritten notes by LP in the bottom margin. [Letter from LP to Heist, May 4, 1951] [Filed under LP Biographical: Political Issues: (Correspondence re: University of Hawaii, 1950-1954.), Box #2.005, Folder #5.2]
  • Letter from Barbara W. Low, University Laboratory of Physical Chemistry, Harvard University, to LP RE: Thanks him for the dimensions of the chain configurations and asks if Corey’s models are available for purchase. [Letters from LP to Low, March 15, 1951 and May 24, 1951] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Low, Barbara), #218.3]
  • Letter from Geoffrey W. Rake, ER Squibb & Sons, to LP RE: Thanks for the discussion of OPG and dextrans. He has a real interest in the field, apart from any commercial interest that Squibb has. Hopes he may feel free to get in touch with LP if he has other questions. [Letter from LP to Geoffrey W. Rake May 25, 1951] [Filed under LP Science: (Materials re: Oxypolygelatin Blood Plasma Substitute, 1945-1951), Box #6.003, Folder #3.3]
  • Letter from J. G. Kirkwood to K. Graupner, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemsitry, Imperial College of Science and Technology, RE: Says that he is transferring to Yale, but there are no openings there so he is transferring Graupner’s request for a position to LP. Tells him that his prospects of obtaining a staff position in America are slim. [Letter from Graupner to LP, May 11, 1951] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (G: Correspondence, 1951), #140.15]
  • Letter from Kenneth Mees to “my Friends” RE: Tells his friends about his recent illness and expresses his appreciation for their loving kindness. [Letter from LP to Mees, June 13, 1951] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Mees, C. E. Kenneth), #246.5]
  • Letter from LP to Detlev W. Bronk RE: States that it would be fine to permit publication in the Proceedings by members of the Royal Society, their sister academy. [Correspondence from Detlev W. Bronk May 9, 1951] [Filed under LP Science: (National Academy of Sciences, 1945-1951); Box #14.019, Folder 19.4]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. E.G. Conklin, President, American Philosophical Society RE: Grants his approval for a committee to discuss problems of freedom in science and scholarship with regards to loyalty oaths, as well as his support for the men named to that committee. Suggests naming someone to the committee to represent the scientific side of the discussion, possibly Harold Urey. [Letter from Conklin to LP May 17, 1951] [Filed under LP Science: (American Philosophical Society, 1936-1963, 1989, 1991), Box #14.011, Folder #11.2]
  • Letter from LP to Hans H. Jaffe, V. D. Experimental Laboratory, Public Health Service, Federal Security Agency, RE: Suggests that he use the electronegativity scale to estimate the bond energy between carbon and metallic atoms. [Letter from Jaffe to LP, May 7, 1951] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (J: Correspondence, 1951), #192.17]
  • Letter from LP to I. M. Kolthoff, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota, RE: States that he is pleased that Kolthoff will be visiting next fall and that he hopes Kolthoff will speak before the Chemistry Seminar. Mentions that AHP and he are looking forward to their trip to Hawaii. [Letter from Kolthoff to LP, May 14, 1951] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Kolthoff, I. M. (Piet)), #199.8]
  • Letter from LP to Melvin I. Moyer, Phi Lambda Upsilon Honorary Chemical Society, University of Kansas, RE: Regretfully declines the invitation to give a lecture because his plans are still uncertain. [Letter from Moyer to LP, May 9, 1951] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (T: Correspondence, 1951), #410.16]
  • Letter from Marcia Fite, Rystan Company, Inc., to LP RE: States that she read LP’s article in Science Digest on chlorophyll. Brings facts about chlorophyll, citing numerous scientific studies, to LP’s attention. [Letter from LP to Fite, August 18, 1951] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (F: Correspondence, 1951), #128.16]
  • Propositions Submitted by B. Gunner Bergman: Ph.D. Oral Examination for Dr. Shoemaker and Professors Anderson, Duwez, Niemann, LP, and Sturdivant. [Filed under LP Biographical: Academia: (CIT: Materials re: Teaching and Advising Graduate Students by Linus Pauling, 1935-1963.), Box #1.016, Folder #16.2]