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

  • Check from LP to Bennett Travel Agency for $46.09. [Filed under LP Biographical: (Business and Financial: Bank Statements and Canceled Checks, February 1956-December 1957), Box #4.024, Folder #24.2] [Also filed under LP Biographical: (Business and Financial: Check Registers, 1957-1962), Box #4.076, Folder #76.1]
  • Letter from Beatrice Wulf to Dr. F.G. Elliott, Department of Biochemistry, Université Lovanium, Congo RE: Notifies him that he has a reservation for the Faculty Club beginning October 16th and when he gets there they will finalize what he will work on at the Lab. [Letter from Dr. Elliott to LP June 3, 1957, Letter from Ms. Wulf to Dr. Elliott June 19, 1957, Letter from Dr. Elliott to Ms. Wulf July 4, 1957, Letter from Dr. Elliott to Ms. Wulf September 28, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (E: Correspondence, 1957), #112.23]
  • Letter from Colin B. Mackay, University of New Brunswick, to LP RE: Writes that he is pleased to learn that LP will be present at the Priestman Lecture series and informs LP that they have scheduled his first lecture for 8:30pm in the new building. [Letter from LP to Mackay October 9, 1957] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1957s2.6]
  • Letter from Dr. Georges Gauthier, Editor-in-Chief of the Future Medicine, to LP RE: Comments on their ability to organize a successful symposium about radiation. Letter in French. [Letter from Dr. Gauthier to LP July 8, 1957, Letter from Dr. Gauthier to LP September 4, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (G: Correspondence, 1957), #141.1]
  • Letter from Ivan M. Ponedel to Division of Research Grants, National Institutes of Health, cc: LP RE: Encloses an application and "Notice of Research Project" for renewal of Grant-in-Aid No. H-2143(C7), entitled "Determination of the Structure of Crystalline Peptides by X-ray Diffraction." Requests renewal for one year at the rate of $26,617. Also encloses a transmittal letter from Dr. Corey. [Letter from Corey to Ponedel October 1, 1957] [Filed under United States Public Health Service: "X-ray Diffraction Investigations of the Structure of Protein Molecules," grant RG 1987, [changed to H-2143 (Chemistry 150) 1948-1958), Box #14.041, Folder #41.4]
  • Letter from LP to Mr. Hugh Wilson, cc: Mr. Frank Carey, RE: Tell Wilson that he read his unitron theory, but that he feels his ideas could be subjected to experimental test. LP agrees with Professor I. S. Bowen that a theory that can not be proved or disproved is of no interest to scientists. Says that he has known Bowen for 35 years and he does not think that Wilson is justified in saying that Bowen's reply was dictated by security. Tells Wilson that he thinks that July 28, 1955 letter to Wilson from Jimmy M. Miller was a sensible letter and that many other scientists would probably agree with Miller. [Letter from Wilson to LP September 17, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (W: Correspondence, 1953-1959.), Box #444, Folder #444.5]
  • Letter from LP to Professor Arthur C. Cope, Head, Department of Chemistry, MIT RE: Highly recommends Dr. David Shoemaker for faculty appointment and permanent tenure at MIT. Elaborates his qualifications for the appointment and calls him "just the sort of man that we like to have as professors of chemistry in our leading institutions." [Letter from Professor Cope September 18, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Shoemaker, David P), #363.3]
  • Letter from LP to Sanae Ishida RE: Thanks her for her letter about atomic testing. Expresses the necessity of everyone working together to stop atomic bomb tests. [Letter from Ms. Ishida to LP No Date] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (I: Correspondence, 1957), #185.18]
  • Letter from Lee A. DuBridge, President, Cal Tech, to C.J. Birkett Clews, Department of Physics, The University of Western Australia, cc: LP, RE: Welcomes him to come to Cal Tech and notifies him that the university will make reservations for his stay, either at the Athenaeum or at a local hotel. [Letter from Dr. Birkett to Dr. DuBridge September 25, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (C: Correspondence, 1957), #74.25]
  • Letter from Leo Szilard to Mr. Cass Canfield, Dr, William Doering, Dr. Harrison Brown, Dr. Fritz Lippman, Dr. H. J. Muller, and LP, RE: Tells them that he is leaving for Europe the next day and hopes to get together with Doering and Canfield to discuss raising funds. Says that they may have to decide to abandon further efforts to raise funds in the U.S. Proposes that they set up an endowment in a neutral country used to operate a research institute in England, with the purposes of engaging in basis biological work with an emphasis on molecular biology, pursuing work in public health related to birth control, and training scientists from scientifically underdeveloped countries in research in modern biology. Explains who this matter should be discussed with in India, Russia, and China. Explains why he thinks they were unable to raise funds in the U.S. [Letter from Muller to Szilard, October 4, 1957] [Letter from Lippman to Szilard October 11, 1957] [Letter from Canfield to Szilard October 14, 1957] [Letter from LP to Szilard October 18, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Szilard, Leo: Report Correspondence), Box #372, Folder #372.1]
  • Letter from Louise Andrews, American Friends Service Committee to LP, RE: Andrews is sorry to hear that LP will not be able to be present at events on 10-25 and 10-26. Andrews is wondering if there are any two or three day periods in the coming months that LP will be available to in any part of the country. [LP's reply November 22, 1957] [Filed under LP Peace: (Assorted Peace Groups, Am), Box #4.009, Folder #9.4]
  • Memo from LP to Ivan M. Ponedel RE: Encloses application for renewal of USPHS Grant H-3136 for the period 1 May 1958 to 30 April 1959. Supporting documents included. [Letter from Ponedal to Gentlemen October 3, 1957] [Filed under LP Science: (United States Public Health Service: Assorted Grants, 1954-1964), Box #14.042, Folder #42.2]
  • Message from A.J. Hering to LP RE: Notifies him that he needs to call Dr. Arthur Rosenfeld because he is anxious to talk with him. Handwritten note in the margin talks about different scientists including Hardin Jones' statements about DNA. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Jones, Harding B., 1956-1958, 1962, 1975-1976), #190.5]
  • Note from E. C. Ward to LP RE: Expresses hope for his research about the chemical basis of mental disease and discusses an article he read about Prof. Jacques Benoit of the College of France on a similar topic. [Letter from LP to E. C. Ward October 9, 1957] [Filed under LP Science: Box #11.088, Folder #88.13]
  • Note from Ignacis Suarer to LP RE: Discusses his desire to study chemistry and how he heard about LP. Letter in Spanish. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (S: Correspondence, 1957), #380.1]
  • Program: Eleventh Annual Meeting of the American Cancer Society, San Francisco, October 2-5, 1957. [Filed under LP Biographical: (LP Scrapbooks, 1956-1960), Box #6.007, Folder #7.55]