"Brooklyn Polytechnic Closes Centennial Year." Page 1. October 9, 1955
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Travel: Brooklyn, NY

Activity Listings

  • Letter from Benjamin Dreyfus, Dreyfus and McTernan, Attorneys at Law, to LP RE: Ever since Attorney-General Brownell announced his intention to place the National Lawyers Guild on his list of subversive organizations, the Guild has sought to bring this unjust procedure to the public's attention. The California Chapters of the Guild would like to hold a large public dinner to serve this purpose. Wonders if LP might be willing to speak at such a function. [Letter from LP to Dreyfus October 21, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (N: Correspondence), #287.22]
  • Letter from Dr. Alexander Hollaender, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, to LP RE: Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Biology Division plans to hold a research conference on the general problem of biocolloids on April 12-14, 1956. Invites LP to present a paper on "Protein Structure and Reactions between Proteins." Encloses a tentative program of the conference. Requests LP's criticisms regarding the tentative program, as well as his suggestions for other speakers. [Telegram from Hollaender to LP November 7, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (H: Correspondence, 1950-1955), #166.6]
  • Letter from Dr. Friedrich Helfferich, Max Planck Institute for Physical Chemistry, Germany, to LP RE: Encloses a list of last minute changes made after the page proofs. The list does not include purely stylistic changes or corrections of misprints. If Helfferich does not hear anything from LP, then he will assume that LP agrees to the changes. Encloses the translators' preface. The translation of LP's preface will be sent to LP by the German editor. [Letter from LP to Helfferich September 21, 1955, Letter from Helfferich to LP October 15, 1955] [Filed under LP Books: (General Chemistry: An Introduction to Descriptive Chemistry and Modern Chemical Theory, Second Edition), #1953b.2]
  • Letter from LP [Signed by Beatrice Wulf] to Mary Alves, Editorial Service Dept., Life, Time and Life Building, RE: Pleased that Alves is willing to provide another print of the photograph of LP and AHP taken at the American Philosophical Society meeting. Gives the print number, date, photographer, and size. Send regards to the photographer, Alfred Eisenstaedt. AHP especially enjoyed talking with him. [Letters from Alves to LP September 28, 1955, October 13, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (L: Organizational Correspondence. (La - Lo)), #219.3]
  • Letter from Professor David P. Shoemaker, MIT, to LP RE: Would indeed wish to see the material LP mentioned. Wonders if he might share the information with the Ethyl Corporation as well. Shoemaker recently returned from Holland; his wife will remain there until her immigration papers are ready. They enjoyed traveling to see relatives and visiting some laboratories, including Caroline MacGillavry's laboratory in Amsterdam. Hopes the note regarding the Leerdam crystal glasses bought with LP and AHP's wedding present money was received. Two copies. [Letters from LP to Shoemaker September 8, 1955, November 10, 1955] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (S: Individual Correspondence. (Shaw - Shriver)), #363.3]
  • Letter from Richard S. Bear to Richard E. Marsh, Massachusetts Institute for Technology, RE: Reports findings from optical transforms of LP's collagen model. States that LP's model does quite well, except for at a large distance from the origin of reciprocal space, which could be overcome. [Filed under LP Research Notebooks: 28R]