Letter from Linus Pauling to Makio Murayama. Page 1. January 30, 1957
Letter from Linus Pauling to Makio Murayama. January 30, 1957. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 2 pp.  View Transcript

Activity Listings

  • Check from AHP to Paddies Inc. for $23.57. [Filed under LP Biographical: (Business and Financial: Bank Statements and Canceled Checks, February 1956-December 1957), Box #4.024, Folder #24.2]
  • Letter from Dr. George Goldfinger, Armour Research Foundation, Illinois Institute of Technology, to LP RE: Invites him to give an informal seminar at the institute while he is in Chicago. Invites him and AHP to tea or dinner with him and his wife. [Letter from LP to Goldfinger February 11, 1957] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1957s.16]
  • Letter from Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer, Institute of Advanced Study, to LP RE: Informs that Curt Richter has come to the institute to continue his research. Provides background on the research he is doing. Asks whether LP is going to be in the East over the next few months and could talk to Richter about his work. [Letter from LP to Oppenheimer March 5, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Oppenheimer, J. Robert: Correspondence, 1945-1946, 1949, 1954, 1957, 1960, 1962-1963), #296.1]
  • Letter from Dr. William Bergren, Program Chairman, American Association of Clinical Chemists, to LP RE: Discusses the evening of the meeting at which LP has agreed to speak. Expresses happiness at the fact that LP is going to write something for the association's Journal. [Letter from LP to Bergren January 25, 1957] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1957s.6]
  • Letter from Frank L. Warren, Department of Chemistry, University of Natal, to LP RE: Thanks LP for sending the reprint of 'Moderne Strukturchemie.' [Filed under LP Correspondence: (W: Correspondence, 1953-1959), Box #444, Folder #444.5]
  • Letter from George Tarjan, Superintendent and Medical Director, Pacific State Hospital, to LP Re: States he met with Dr. Leonard Duhl, Psychiatrist, Professional Services Branch, National Institute on Mental Health, who informed him LP was selected to be a lecturer. They also discusses the progress of the project and would like to have any records available. Dr. Ben Pasamanick also asked for a copy. [Letter from LP to Tarjan February 14, 1957] [Filed under LP Science: Box #11.089, Folder #89.3]
  • Letter from J. Hartley Murray, President, Winter Night Club, to LP RE: Thanks him for accepting his invitation and discusses the details of LP's visit and speech. [Letter from Pino to LP January 30, 1957, Letter from LP to Pino February 4, 1957] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1957s.14]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Leon J. Epstein, Department of Mental Hygiene, RE: Thanks Epstein for the information bulletins and is pleased that he will continue to send the bulletins. Hopes that Epstein will be able to attend more of the monthly research conferences at Spadra. [Letter from Epstein to LP January 29, 1957] [Filed under LP Science: Orthomolecular Medicine and Mental Health: Materials re: Ford Foundation grants for the study of mental disorders, 1955-1966: Box #11.089, Folder #89.13]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Lester A. Michel, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Colorado College, RE: Notifies that he is sending a copy of the Caltech catalogue, which should answer most of their questions about improving their chemistry curriculum. Explicitly answers one question about grade average of most students accepted into the Caltech graduate program, stating that they are mostly A average students, but some have B averages if they have strong recommendations. [Letter from Michel to LP January 17, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (M: Correspondence, 1957), #257.2]
  • Letter from Reverend Father F.J. Brogan, Professor of Chemistry, St. Patricks College, to LP RE: Asks three questions that he has and would like clarification on. First, why nitrogen doesn't form an orthonitrate ion; second, the concept of resonance and its relation to the concept of opposed spins; and third, the quantum theory suggestion that energy remains constant although if something is moving it requires energy. [Letter from LP to Brogan February 8, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (B:Correspondence, 1957), #38.3]
  • Memo from American Association on Mental Deficiency to Members of Subcommittees on Research, Training of Personnel and Program Development RE: Encloses a plan for a study on effective working relations and a questionnaire submitted to hospitals and schools for information on the mentally handicapped. Copy [Filed under LP Speeches: 1957s.9]
  • Memo from LP to W.B. Ray RE: States that Dr. Jardetzky has been trying to learn about structure of hydrated ions, so he and Peter Pauling have been working on the problem. Asks if he would be interested in making or verifying intensity calculations for the structures of ice II and ice III made by RL McFarlan. [Filed under LP Science: Box #1.002, Folder #2.15, also filed under LP Speeches: 1957a.1]
  • Memorandum from LP to Carl Anderson RE: Encloses a statement about a proposed grant from the National Science Foundation to Caltech for the production of color motion picture films to be made of lectures in general chemistry for use in Summer Institutes. Requests that the proposal be considered without delay. [Filed under LP Science: (National Science Foundation: Grants, Exhibits, 1954-1964), Box #14.030, Folder #30.5]
  • Statement: "Proposed Application to National Science Foundation for Grant to Permit Preparation of Color Films of Lectures in General Chemistry," submitted by LP. Asks for $35,000 to produce three 50 minutes films of lectures in general chemistry. [Filed under LP Science: (National Science Foundation: Grants, Exhibits, 1954-1964), Box #14.030, Folder #30.5]