Letter from Linus Pauling to B.L. Kabacoff. Page 1. August 30, 1955
Letter from Linus Pauling to B.L. Kabacoff. August 30, 1955. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

Activity Listings

  • Check from AHP to Bells and Vaughn for $32.93. [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 Safeway Stores for $25.00. [Filed under LP Biographical: Business and Financial: Bank Statements and Canceled Checks, December 1954-February 1956: Box #4.023, Folder #23.1]
  • Letter from Dr. Kenneth A. Kobe, Chairman, Chemical Engineering Dept., University of Texas, to Colleague, RE: It is time again for the annual survey for Chemical Engineering Faculties. Encloses information given last year concerning Caltech and requests that it be brought up to date. Dr. Ralph A. Morgen of the A.I.Ch.E. Accrediting Committee also requests the name and title of the administrative officer to whom the department reports. Encloses a sheet of guidelines concerning the various information requested. Plans to publish the bulletin by November 1, 1955, so prompt return of this information would be appreciated. A copy will be mailed to Caltech about November 1. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (K: Correspondence, 1936-1956), #200.20]
  • Letter from Dr. Orr E. Reynolds, Office of Naval Research, to Dr. David Pressman, Director of Cancer Research in Biochemistry, Roswell Park Memorial Institute, RE: Office of Naval Research and Chemical-Biological Coordination Center invite Pressman to participate in the Molecular Structure and Biological Specificity Symposium, which is to be held on October 28-29 under the auspices of the American Institute of Biological Sciences. LP has agreed to chair the Symposium; he has also selected the subject and the speakers. Encloses tentative program. Pressman will receive a letter concerning with more details from the American Institute of Biological Sciences. [Letter from LP to Pressman August 3, 1955, Letter from LP to Reynolds September 6, 1955] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1955s.24]
  • Letter from LP to Allen N. Jerauld RE: Has not been able to make any significant examination of the dust particles which Jerauld sent with his letter. Doubts that any radioactive particles could disturb the crystal lattice of glass sufficiently to cause parts of the glass to fracture off, producing the windshield pockmarks that Jerauld mentioned. [Letter from Jerauld to LP April 22, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (J: Correspondence, 1933-1934, 1936-1964), #192.21]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Bowen C. Dees, Program Director for Fellowships, National Science Foundation, RE: Praises Fellow Frank B. Mallory, and ranks him as one of the best graduate students. [Letter from Dees to LP August 16, 1955] [LP Science: (National Science Foundation: Correspondence, 1947, 1951-1989), Box #14.029, Folder #29.3]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. D.B. Clapp, The Associated Ethyl Company Limited, RE: Thanks Clapp for mentioning a few errors in General Chemistry. Pleased to hear about Clapp's work. LP is working on obtaining a better understanding of the structure and properties of alloys. Trying to revise The Nature of the Chemical Bond. Peter has now returned to Cambridge and hopes to finish his Ph.D. by June. [Letter from Clapp to LP April 8, 1955] [Filed under LP Books: General Chemistry: An Introduction to Descriptive Chemistry and Modern Chemical Theory, Second Edition: #1953b.5]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. F. Roder RE: Roder's letter arrived while LP was on a lecture tour. Interested to read the enclosed reprints. Not sure that he understands all the points that Roder is making. [Letter from Roder to LP April 11, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (R: Correspondence, 1955-1959), #341.1]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. K.H. Gustavson, Garverinaringens Forskningsinstitut RE: LP was glad to receive the postcard signed by Gustavson and many others who attended the Fourth Biennial Conference of the International Union of Leather Chemists. LP mentions that he is still working on the problem of the structure of collagen. [Filed under LP Science: (John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1953-1975), Box #14.015, Folder #15.3]
  • Letter from LP to Mr. and Mrs. Soundel Becker, RE: Pleased to hear that the Beckers had made a contribution to the Citizens Committee to Preserve American Freedom as a tribute to LP and AHP. Hopes to see them soon. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (B: Correspondence, 1955-1957), #38.1]
  • Letter from LP to Professor A.J.C. Wilson, University College, Cardiff, Wales, RE: Received Volume 13 of the Structure Reports. Calls attention to the use of an incorrect abbreviation for the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. The correct abbreviation is Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. U.S. Notices that a city is listed after the title of each journal; points out that the Proceedings is published by The University of Chicago Press in Chicago. Sends a copy of this letter to Professor Ewald; remembers seeing the same incorrect abbreviation in Acta Crystallographica. Grateful to Wilson for his work in editing the Structure Reports. [Letter from Wilson to LP September 5, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (W: Correspondence, 1953-1959), #444.3]
  • Letter from LP to Professor C.W. Keenan , University of Texas, RE: As requested, LP sends a photograph of himself with his models. Will look forward to seeing the general chemistry textbook which Keenan and his colleague are preparing. [Letter from Keenan to LP August 10, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (K: Correspondence, 1936-1956), #200.20]
  • Letter from LP to Professor K. Weisner, Chemistry Dept., University of New Brunswick, RE: Pleased to have Weisner's comments regarding his stay at Caltech. Sorry that the year turned out to be such a busy one and that he could not have much contact with Weisner while he was visiting. LP and AHP send their best regards to Weisner and his wife. Looks forward to visiting the University of New Brunswick again sometime. [Letter from Weisner to LP August 27, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (W: Correspondence, 1953-1959), #444.3]
  • Letter from LP to T.C. Bronaugh RE: Contrary to what Bronaugh may have heard, there is no leukemia research being conducted at Caltech. LP does not have any special information on leukemia and therefore cannot provide any advice. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (B: Correspondence, 1955-1957), #38.1]
  • Letter from Stanley Gill to Dr. George Beadle, Caltech RE: Sorry that he has not had time to meet Beadle but he must return East to the Army Chemical Center. This letter serves as a letter of introduction, outlining Gill's interests and education. [Memo from Beadle to LP 9-[?]-55] [Filed under LP Science: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1953-1975: Box #14.015, Folder #15.3]
  • Memo from LP to R. E. Marsh RE: May be interested to read the attached manuscripts on sodium-lead alloys. Marsh responds at the bottom of the memo: Wonders if Shoemaker has seen them. [Letter from LP to Shoemaker September 8, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Shaw - Shriver)), #363.3]
  • Note from Dr. Fred Allen, Chemistry Dept., Purdue University, to LP RE: Encloses requested corrections to LP's textbook. [Filed under LP Correspondence: Allen, Fred, 5.4]