Letter from Linus Pauling to Sam T. Gibson. Page 1. September 16, 1957
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Activity Listings

  • Letter dictated by LP to L. Y. Wei, Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Illinois, RE: Tells Wei that he has read his manuscript, "The Bond State Theory of Solids," and that he thinks that Wei has given a satisfactory summary of the general ideas about chemical bonds in relation to the structure of solids. Says that he does not find any special point with he has comments about. [Letter from Wei to LP, September 10, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (W: Correspondence, 1953-1959.), Box #444, Folder #444.5]
  • Letter from Arthur C. Cope, Head, Department of Chemistry, MIT to LP RE: Requests his recommendation of Dr. David Shoemaker, whom they expect to award with permanent tenure this year. [Letter from LP to Dr. Cope October 2, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Shoemaker, David P), #363.3]
  • Letter from C.H. Crouch to LP, RE: Thanks him for paying his 1957 grazing fees and encloses his grazing permit. [Filed under LP Personal Safe, Drawer 2 Folder 2.032]
  • Letter from Catherine Cory, Friends Committee on Legislation to LP, RE: Cory believes that LP would be interested in having a copy of the Appeal to the Leaders of Nations. This appeal has been signed by over 700 California Ministers and is being circulated by means of ads in religious journals. [Filed under LP Peace: (Assorted Peace Groups, Fe-Me), Box #4.012, Folder #12.3]
  • Letter from George Tarjan, Superintendent and Medical Director, Pacific State Hospital, to LP RE: Discusses injections of phenylketonurics with nucleic acid. Also asks about whether an agenda has been created for the meeting on October 10 and Dr. Geleris' perceptions from the slides from Dr. Malamud. [Letter from LP to George Tarjan October 1, 1957] [Filed under LP Science: Box #11.089, Folder #89.3]
  • Letter from Helen Lee to LP RE: Asks if it is possible to have one's gene pattern determined by a physician and would appreciate any articles LP could send her. If there is a chance that 25%, as LP stated at a lecture, of her children would have acute leukemia should would not like to have a family. [Letter from LP to Lee October 16, 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]
  • Letter from Herr Kreuzhage, Verlag Chemie to LP RE: Discusses the possibility of Verlag Chemie publishing a German translation of the third edition of The Nature of the Chemical Bond and congratulates LP on receiving the Grotius Medal. [Letter from LP to Herr Kreuzhage October 1, 1957] [Filed under LP Books: 1960b5.2]
  • Letter from J.A. Campbell, Harvey Mudd College to LP RE: Informs LP that they have shown the second half of his second film on structural chemistry at the New York meeting and that the resulting interest was very high. Tells LP that the Foundation has not yet made arrangements for the distribution of the films and is currently still denying all requests for the films. Believes that arrangements will be made before too long to make the films available. Handwritten note on the side saying all films were returned. [Filed under LP Science: (National Science Foundation: Grants, Exhibits, 1954-1964), Box #14.030, Folder #30.5]
  • Letter from L. Y. Wei, Semiconductor Research Lab at the University of Illinois College of Engineering, to LP, RE: Says that he wishes "The Bonds State Theory of Solids" reached LP a few days prior and encloses an "Addendum" which he asks LP to add after page 79 of the manuscript. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (W: Correspondence, 1953-1959.), Box #444, Folder #444.5]
  • Letter from LP [Signed by Beatrice Wulf] to M.A. Kohudic, Assistant Editor, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry RE: Apologizes for not returning a letter by August 19, he was in Europe at the time. States he has no interesting hobbies. [Letter from Mr. Kohudic to LP July 30, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (K: Correspondence, 1957), #201.1]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Lester Tarnopol, RE: Tells Tarnopol that Caltech has an Industrial Relations Section and that they Management Development Center is a part of this section. Says that Professor Robert D. Gray is Director of the Industrial Relations Section and suggests that Tarnopol writes to him. [Letter from Tarnopol to LP, August 6, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (T: Correspondence, 1956-1963), Box #411, Folder #411.2]
  • Letter from Walter E. Batchelder, American Cancer Society, to LP RE: Gives LP the details for his presentation and discussion on "Health Hazards of Radiation," as well as the names of the other panel members. Also stresses that the panel will be open to the public, so the press will certainly be present. [Letter from Batchelder to LP August 2, 1957, Letter from Batchelder to LP October 16, 1957] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1957s2.4]
  • Research Notebook of LP RE: Calculation of scale factors and temperature, including the data they obtained pp. 134-149. [Filed under LP Research Notebooks: 29R]