Letter from Linus Pauling to Leonard Rack. Page 1. March 30, 1955
Letter from Linus Pauling to Leonard Rack. March 30, 1955. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

Travel: Los Angeles, CA

Activity Listings

  • Check from AHP to Elfniede Scheurenberg for $156.21. [Filed under LP Biographical: (Business and Financial: Bank Statements and Canceled Checks, December 1954-February 1956), Box #4.023, Folder #23.1]
  • Check from AHP to Mr. Asima Chatteyee for $130.00. [Filed under LP Biographical: Bank Statements and Canceled Checks, December 1954-February 1956), Box #4.023, Folder #23.1]
  • Itinerary: UCLA lecture (Modern Chemistry for Engineers and Scientists 7-9:30 PM [Filed under LP Travel: Box #1.002, Folder 2.1]
  • Letter from Benjamin W. Shipman, Law Offices, to LP RE: Read LP's observation regarding the use of atomic test explosions. Remembers discussing the matter with a very dear friend. Was in Mexico City at the time of the atomic releases over Japan. Remembers reading the headlines announcing the atomic explosion and thought there was something wrong with his Spanish all of a sudden. Mentions that the Masquers Club in Hollywood is giving a dinner for George Gobel on April 18. Invites LP to attend the dinner. [Letter from LP to Shipman January 4, 1956] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (S: Correspondence, 1953-1956), #379.3]
  • Letter from Dr. Ephraim Banks, Chemistry Dept., Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, to LP RE: Invites LP to lecture at the symposium on valence theory. Invitations have been accepted by Professor John Slater and Professor W.E. Moffitt. Invites LP to the October symposium. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (B: Correspondence, 1955-1957), #38.1]
  • Letter from Dr. Heinz A. Staab, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Institute for Chemistry, to LP RE: Written in German. When he first sent his manuscript to LP, Staab forgot to include the titles of the sections. Sends those now and hopes that LP will still be able to review the manuscript. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (S: Correspondence, 1953-1956), #379.3]
  • Letter from Dr. Kurt Mislow, Chemistry Dept., New York University, to Beatrice Wulf, Secretary to LP, RE: Informs him that the dinner and initiation meeting will take place on April 29th 7:30 PM and LP's lecture will take place at 8:45 PM. Will be provided a projector for standard size slides . Will pick LP up from his hotel. Requests that Wulf let him know where and when he can get in touch with LP on the 29th. [Telegram from Wulf to Mislow March 24, 1955, April 13, 1955] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1955s.8]
  • Letter from Executive Secretary to the Biltmore Hotel RE: Requests a reservation for April 10, 29, and 30. [Filed under LP Travel: Box #1.002, Folder 2.1]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Arthur B. Pardee, Virus Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, RE: Thanks Pardee for his offer to help LP while he is staying at Berkeley. Apologizes for the delayed response. Regrets that it will not be possible for LP and AHP to attend the party at Pardee's home. Informs him of his engagements while in San Francisco. [Letter from Pardee to LP March 11, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (P: Individual Correspondence. (Pais - Perry)), #304.4]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Frederick C. Elliott, Executive Director, Texas Medical Center, Inc., RE: Interested to learn that Elliott is considering the development of a Basic Research Institute in the field of chemistry in relation to medicine. Encloses a copy of the Baskerville Chemical Journal which contains a speech that LP delivered on structural chemistry in relation to biology and medicine. Encloses a copy of a lecture that LP gave in 1948 at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, as well as a copy of his Harvey Lecture of last year. [Letters from Elliott to LP January 28, 1955, April 6, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (E: Correspondence)), #112.21]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Lucy Pickett, Chemistry Dept., Mount Holyoke College, RE: Will arrive at Mount Holyoke on the evening of April 22 and will go directly to Abbey Hall. Will probably drive over, but does not know what time they will be able to leave Cambridge. Will stay at Holyoke until April 24. Thanks Pickett for inviting his daughter to attend. Would like to use standard American size slides in his presentation, but can get along without them if necessary. [Letter from Pickett to LP March 11, 1955, Letter from LP to Pickett April 5, 1955] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1955s.6]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Paul C. Zamecnik, Massachusetts General Hospital, RE: Believes that it would not be wise to give the MGH Research Committee Lecture. Plans to say everything that he knows about biological and medical aspects of science during the Prather Lectures. Believes that MGH people who might be interested in this subject matter would attend the Prather Lectures. Thanks Zamecnik for his remarks about the picture in Chemical and Engineering News. [Letters from Zamecnik to LP February 5, 1955, October 17, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Z: Individual Correspondence. (Zachariasen - Ziferstein)), #464.3]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. S. David Bailey, Chief, Pioneering Research Division, Headquarters Quartermaster Research and Development Command, RE: LP's secretary had already written to say that the symposium had been postponed. Would be pleased to visit the new Quartermaster laboratories while lecturing at Harvard. Suggests April 14. Scheduled to hold a conference that day, but does not know the time yet. If Bailey would prefer another day, he should let LP know. [Letters from Bailey to LP January 21, 1955, April 4, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Q: Correspondence), #324.3]
  • Letter from LP to Professor E. Bright Wilson, Jr., Chemistry Dept., Harvard University, RE: Notes that his Prather lectures at Harvard are to be given during the week beginning April 18. Gives possible dates when he would be available to give the chemistry department speech on "A Theory of Ferromagnetism." Pleased to see Wilson's new book on "Molecular Vibrations." [Letter from Wilson to LP March 30, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (W: Individual Correspondence. (Williams, J. W. - Wyman)), #438.5]
  • Letter from Professor Henry C. Thomas, Sterling Chemistry Laboratory, Yale University, to LP RE: Understands from Jack Kirkwood that LP will be near New Haven in late April. Wonders if LP might be able to speak at Yale then. April 22 would be best. [Letter from LP to Thomas April 1, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (T: Correspondence, 1936-1955), #410.20]
  • Newsletter: Federation of American Scientists. [Filed under LP Peace: Federation of American Scientists, 1948-1993), Box #4.007, Folder #7.2]
  • Petty Cash Accounting Statement for 6-16-54 to 3-28-55. [Filed under LP Biographical: (Business and Financial: Tax Documents, 1930-1956), Box #4.001, Folder #1.9]
  • Speech: "The Molecular Structure of Biological Materials," Modern Chemistry for Engineers and Scientists, Los Angeles. [Filed under LP Speeches: 1955s.2]