Letter from Linus Pauling to T.O. Jones. Page 1. November 21, 1957
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Activity Listings

  • Letter from Cyrus S. Eaton, Chairman of the Board, The Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Company, to LP RE: Notifies LP of the outpouring of support for better relations between nations which he is getting in response to an article he wrote on the subject. [Letter from Mr. Eaton to LP November 12, 1957, Letter from Ms. Royon to LP November 13, 1957, Letter from Mr. Eaton to LP November 19, 1957, Letter from LP to Mr. Eaton November 22, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Eaton, Cyrus & Anne, 1957-1964, 1966-1967, 1969-1970, 1974-1975, 1982-1983, 1986, 1988-1990, 1992), #106.2]
  • Letter from David Ginsburg to LP RE: Encloses a list of signatures and a copy of the Hebrew translation of the Appeal. Explains that even though they can sign LP's Appeal with a clear conscience they would be happier if a similar appeal had been signed by 2000 Russian scientists. Labeled number 91. [Filed under LP Safe Contents, Drawer 3 Folder 3.004]
  • Letter from Kenneth J. Wilson, Personnel Representative, University of California Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, to LP RE: Requests a recommendation for Mr. Theodore Harry Einwohner. [Letter from LP to Mr. Wilson November 22, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (E: Correspondence, 1957), #112.23]
  • Letter from LP to Congressman Chet Holifield RE: Clarifies that he doesn't hold him responsible for the switch in speakers and the lack of communication about it. Thanks him for sending his speech to be read. Points out specific sentences which he feels are misleading and the reasons why they are misleading, i.e. statements that no scientist believes or has evidence that background radiation causes genetic mutations, which LP states is false because the leading geneticists have testified that background radiation does cause mutations. [Letter from LP to Congressman Holifield November 4, 1957, Letter from Congressman Holifield to LP November 11, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Holifield, Chet, 1957-1961), #162.6]
  • Letter from LP to Mr. W. H. Freeman, RE: Says that he has been reading Ted Geissman's manuscript and writing the report, and that it looks wonderful. Expresses that Geissman should try to finish the book as soon as possible, because it ought to be a real success. Tells Freeman that he has made a few corrections on the manuscript but that there weren't many places where significant changes were needed, except in his use of quotation marks. Says that he would like to go over the final form of the manuscript. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (W. H. Freeman and Company, 1941-1959.), Box #439, Folder #439.15]
  • Letter from LP, to Dr. Detlev W. Bronk, Rockefeller Institute RE: Notifies him that Professor Orekhovich is coming to America but is now having problems with his visa. Asks Dr. Bronk if he or his staff can check on the problems so that Orekhovich can get a visa. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Academy of Sciences, U.S.S.R., 1955-1967, 1970, 1977-1979, 1984, 1986-1988), #7.5]
  • Letter from Lord Adrian to Mr. Platt-Mills RE: Discusses his position on nuclear bomb testing and warfare, namely that stopping the bomb tests without efforts to prevent warfare might do more harm than good. [Letter from Lord Adrian to LP December 19, 1957] [Filed under LP Safe Contents: Drawer 2, Folder 2.001]
  • Letter from Margaret Mahoney, Secretary to Dr. Weller to LP, RE: LP's appeal has been received in Dr. Weller's absence. Dr. Weller will not return from England until the following week. [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 Prof. T. Reichstein to LP, RE: Encloses a signed Appeal and says that though he doesn't believe it will actually help, he hopes it will. Labeled number 142. [Filed under LP Safe Contents, Drawer 3 Folder 3.004]
  • Letter from Russell Johnson, Peace Education Secretary, American Friends Service Committee to LP RE: Invites him to speak before the AFSC about bomb testing or the arms race if he is coming East at some point. Requests information on the current number of scientists that have signed his petition against bomb testing. Notifies him that they want to include the number in a newsletter article entitled "We Need More Scientists—Like These." [Letter from LP to Mr. Johnson November 22, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (J: Correspondence, 1957), #192.23]
  • Letter from Selman A. Waksman to LP RE: Says that he will not sign the Appeal because he has decided to refuse to sign any petition that comes to him. Talks of a trip that he took to the USSR where he gave three addresses and is working to set up an exchange of scholars. [Filed under LP Safe Contents, Drawer 2 Folder 2.001]
  • Letter from Tsung-Dao Lee to LP, RE: Thanks LP for his letter. Due to the fact that Lee is a Chinese citizen it is not possible for him to sign the appeal. [Filed under LP Peace: (An Appeal by Scientists to the Governments and People of the World, 1957-1959), Box #5.002, Folder #2.1]
  • Newsletter: Federation of American Scientists. [Filed under LP Peace: [Federation of American Scientists, 1948-1993), Box #4.007, Folder #7.2]
  • Telegram from G.E. Owen, Physics Dept., Antioch College, to LP RE: Following up on their phone conversation, invites LP to be Antioch's 1958 commencement speaker on the subject of LP's choice at 10 AM on June 21. Offers an honorarium of $300 plus expenses. [Telegram from G.E. Owen to LP November 21, 1957] [Filed under LP Speeches: 1958s.24]