Letter from Linus Pauling to George Tarjan. Page 1. October 1, 1957
Letter from Linus Pauling to George Tarjan. October 1, 1957. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

Activity Listings

  • Bound Report: Protein Structure Group Report No. 7, California Institute of Technology, September 30, 1957. [Filed under LP Science: Box #6.014, Folder #14.1]
  • Handwritten note by [?] RE: States that LP wants them to think about all types of bonds for the exhibit and meet with him in a week. All types of bonds, even pi bonds are to be included. [Filed under LP Science: (National Science Foundation: Grants, Exhibits, 1954-1964), Box #14.030, Folder #30.6]
  • Letter from George Tarjan, Superintendent and Medical Director, to Richard Lippman, cc: LP, RE: Discusses the memo of September 23 and that their population may be excellent to study whether antibiotics influence indole excretion. [Filed under LP Science: Box #11.089, Folder #89.3]
  • Letter from James Aronson, Editor, National Guardian to LP RE: Invites him to be the main guest of honor at the magazine's annual banquet to celebrate their publication anniversary. Comments that they are very interested in his work against nuclear tests. Provides background on the dinner and who the other guests will be. [Letter from LP to Mr. Aronson October 4, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (National Guardian, 1950, 1957-1965, 1967), #283.6]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Harold S. Johnston, Department of Chemistry, University of California RE: Expresses appreciation for the time that he helped put into developing a new first-year chemistry course at Cal Tech. Notifies him that the class is considered to be a "significant step forward." Thanks him for his help and contributions during his year at Cal Tech. [Note from Dr. Johnston to LP October 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (J: Correspondence, 1957), #192.23]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. W.G. Sly, Massachusetts Institute of Technology RE: Requests an update on research that he is doing concerning diphenylacetylene. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (S: Correspondence, 1957), #380.1]
  • Letter from LP to Mr. Stanley Schaefer, W. H. Freeman and Company, RE: Tells Schaefer that he thinks the paragraph that he quoted from the Bonner and Phillips book is not representative of their work and that their writing seems easier to understand than that of Christiansen and Garrett. Expresses that he does not think any copy-editor could make the Christiansen and Garrett book into a good one. Tells Schaefer that he just read a book by William Beck and he thinks that Beck could take the Christiansen and Garrett manuscript, rewrite two thirds of it, add a new one third of his own, and produce a book as good as or better than Bonner and Phillips's. [Letter from Shaefer to LP, September 17, 1957] [Letter from the Secretary to Schaefer, October 1, 1957] [Handwritten note from Schaefer to LP, October 11, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (W. H. Freeman and Company, 1941-1959.), Box #439, Folder #439.15]
  • Letter from LP to Mrs. Albert Lewin, Committee Against Nuclear Explosions, RE: Asks more details about the protest meeting being organized for November 3. Wants to know specifically who will be attending, more about her committee, and how much time would be allotted to LP to speak. [Letter from Lewin to LP September 19, 1957, Letter from Lewin to LP October 1, 1957] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1957s2.9]
  • Letter from LP to Mrs. Robert Karshmer, Chairman of the Beverly Vista School Parent Teachers Association United Nations Program RE: Declines her invitation to speak at their annual meeting due to an already busy schedule. [Note from Mrs. Karshmer to LP September 20, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (K: Correspondence, 1957), #201.1]
  • Letter from Ray D. Owen, Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Dr. Richard W. Lippman RE: Owen cannot recommend on of his former students for the opportunity which Lippman wrote to him about. Owen does, however, suggest that Dr. Joe Albright would be a good candidate for the position. [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 #89.11]