Letter from Linus Pauling to Alexander Rich. Page 1. March 26, 1957
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Activity Listings

  • Letter from Douglas C. Mackenzie, City Engineer Superintendent of Streets, Pasadena to Don C. McMillan, City Manager, Pasadena RE: Explains the improvements made to Fairpoint Street and that LP had filed a complaint about drainage problems because of those improvements. Concludes that the changes were made in accordance with proper engineering practices and so the city is not responsible for damage to the property. [Letter from LP to Mr. McMillan December 17, 1957, Letter from Mr. McMillan to LP December 19, 1957, Letter from LP to Mr. McMillan December 23, 1957, Memo from LP to Barclay Ray December 23, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (M: Correspondence, 1957), #257.2]
  • Letter from LP to Bernard Berelson, Directors, Behavioral Sciences Program, The Ford Foundation, RE: Thanks for his letter and looks forward to seeing Mr. Engel and working with him. [Letter from Bernard Berelson to LP March 26, 1957] [Filed under LP Science: Box #11.088, Folder #88.3]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. James H. Jandl, Thorndike Memorial Laboratory, The Boston City Hospital RE: Expresses sadness that he decided to decline the invitation to spend a year at Cal Tech but understands his reasons for the decision. [Letter from Dr. Jandl to LP March 21, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (J: Correspondence, 1957), #192.23]
  • Letter from LP to H.E. Fiehler, Chairman, Speakers Committee, Unitarian Fellowship, Columbia Missouri RE: Thanks him for the invitation to speak to the Fellowship during his visit to Washington University but declines because he is on a tight schedule that week since he is also going to Texas. [Letter from Mr. Fiehler to LP March 20, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (F: Correspondence, 1957), #129.1]
  • Letter from LP to Mr. Arthur Rosenthal, President of The Library of Science, RE: Tells Rosenthal that he has an engagement on April 10th concerning the making of some of his lectures into movies and will not be able to meet with him. [Letter from Rosenthal to LP, March 22, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (R:Correspondence, 1955-1959), #341.3]
  • Letter from LP to R. Daudel, Institut de Mécanique Ondulatoire Appliquée RE: Informs him he will be in Paris this summer but has to leave to start the fall term at Cal Tech before the international conference on the calculation of molecular wave functions and so won't be able to attend. [Letter from Dr. Daudel November 20, 1956, Letter from Dr. Daudel to LP May 2, 1957, Letter from LP to Dr. Daudel May 14, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Daudel, Raymond and Pascaline, 1945-1948, 1950-1952, 1956-1958, 1967-1968, 1972), #89.6]
  • Letter from LP, to Dr. Henry Bent, Dean of the Graduate School, University of Missouri Columbia RE: Thanks him for the invitation to visit Columbia, states he wishes he could, but that he and AHP are continuing on to Dallas from St. Louis and then have to get back to Pasadena to prepare for their trip to Europe. [Letter from Dr. Bent March 23, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (B: Correspondence, 1957), #38.3]
  • Letter from Maurice Wilkins, Biophysics Research Unit at King's College, to Dr. Robert B. Corey, California Institute of Technology, RE: Thanks Corey for his letter about their coordinates for dna and apologizes for the mistakes in their table. Says that they will soon finish an improved model and will let them have those coordinates. Tells Corey that there are interested in his paper with LP on hydrogen-bond formation in dna, but are not completely clear about it. Explains the figures that they have constructed using Corey and LP's distances and angles between the glycosidic bonds. Tells Corey that Dr. A. R. Peacocke told him that titration data supports an unbonded gaunine amino group, but that it is possible that his data be interpreted another way. Asks if he could spare a few reprints of their paper. [Letter from Corey to Wilkins, April 15, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (W: Individual Correspondence. (Whitney - Wilkins)), Box #435, Folder #435.7]
  • Letter from Normal Goldberg to LP, RE: Goldberg agrees that it is urgent to find an international agreement on nuclear testing. Goldberg would prefer a statement that is patterned after the FAS petition. Goldberg is enclosing the FAS statement and a report of the committee on the question of fallout. [Filed under LP Peace: (An Appeal by Scientists to the Governments and People of the World, 1957-1959), Box #5.002, Folder #2.1]
  • Letter from W. H. Freeman to Dr, Harry Sisler, Department of Chemistry at the University of Florida, cc: LP, RE: Says that he will not be able to get Gainesville for the visit with Sisler. Indicates that he has heard from Mr. Caswell that Sisler wishes to write an advanced inorganic chemistry book with LP writing the introductory portion on theory. Says that he will ask LP about the possibility. Says that although he thinks this would be a good idea, he doesn't think LP would commit to it, because the last few years have been stressful for him and he has already committed to other things. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (W. H. Freeman and Company, 1941-1959.), Box #439, Folder #439.15]
  • Letter from Walter Thorson to LP, RE: Thanks Lpfor his letter of March 6th and asks if he will also write once more for him to Professor Stanley J. Cristol of the University of Colorado. Tells LP that he has not yet heard from Professor Davidson but may go there for an interview in a few weeks. [Letter from LP to Thorson, March 6, 1957] [Letter from LP to Throson, April 2, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (T: Correspondence, 1956-1963), Box #411, Folder #411.2]
  • Letter from William V. Consolazio, National Science Foundation to LP RE: Asks LP to submit a short, informal progress report at the end of each year for grant NSF-G1189. Also requests reprints of publications made under this grant. [Letter from LP to Consolazio May 11, 1957] [Filed under LP Science: (National Science Foundation: Grants, Exhibits, 1954-1964), Box #14.030, Folder #30.4]
  • Memo from LP to Foster Strong RE: Notifies him that Robert J. Kurland's mother sent a copy of his thesis to have Mr. Strong look over it. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (S: Correspondence, 1957), #380.1]
  • Note from Jane Bennett to LP RE: Asks LP for any new information on Huntington's chorea since she has exhausted the materials available at the University of California Medical Library. [Letter from LP to Bennett April 2, 1957, Letter from Lippman to Bennett April 12, 1957] [Filed under LP Science: Orthomolecular Medicine and Mental Health: Materials re: Ford Foundation grants for the study of mental disorders, 1955-1956: Box #11.089, Folder 89.7]
  • Purchase Requisition RE: Requested by I.M. Ponedel for LP. Requests that the partial payment check be issued to Robert F. Chapin for $4,333, 1/3 of the amount due under agreement dated March 25, 1957 between C.I.T. and Mr. Chapin. The total amount of the contract is $13,000. [Filed under LP Science: (National Science Foundation: Grants, Exhibits, 1954-1964), Box #14.030, Folder #30.5]