Letter from Linus Pauling to Chet Holifield. Page 1. November 4, 1957
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Activity Listings

  • Check from AHP to Mme. Helene Bourhis for $10.63. [Filed under LP Biographical: (Business and Financial: Bank Statements and Canceled Checks, February 1956-December 1957), Box #4.024, Folder #24.2]
  • Handwritten note from Lina Litinskaya (Weinbaum) to LP, RE: Tells LP that she applied for a passport and wrote to the Embassy about the visa. Discusses the difficulties in choosing whether or not to return to the Soviet Union. Says that she wrote to the Embassy about interest in working towards receiving a doctorate in English language and literature in the Soviet Union. Tells LP that she would like to live in work in the city, where her brother is. Says she thinks it would be possible to have some of her poetry translations published. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Weinbaum, Sidney and Lina, Litinskaya (Weinbaum), 1941-1993, No Date.), Box #433, Folder #433.2]
  • Letter from Charles W. Easley to LP, RE: Easley is inviting LP to speak at the 5th National Conference on Campus Safety to be held at Cal Tech March 24, 25, and 26, 1958. Easley would like LP to present "The Biological Effects of Radiation." Also, if LP would like to present, Easley is asking that he submit two copies of his talk and a short biographical sketch by February 1, 1958. [Reply from Beatrice Wulf November 12, 1957] [Filed under LP Peace: (Materials, re: Fallout and Radiation Shelters and Civil Defense, 1954-1961), Box #7.007, Folder #7.1]
  • Letter from Dr. Michael Kasha, Professor of Chemistry, Florida State University to LP RE: Requests reprints of three of LP's papers. Encloses a summary sheet of a project he is working on, which is why he needs the reprints. Handwritten note in top right corner: "LK- Please return to BW." Handwritten note in right margin clarifies that the reprints were mailed 12/26/57. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (K: Correspondence, 1957), #201.1]
  • Letter from Dr. Paul C. Zamecnik, Chairman, Gordon Conference on Proteins and Nucleic Acids, 1958 to LP RE: Invites him to the 1958 Gordon Conference, to be held in June, and suggests the idea of him participating in either a round table discussion or be the chairman of a session concerned with the relation between the genic constitution and protein structure. Offers background information on the conference. Requests his opinion on whether Ingram should be invited or not. [Letter from LP to Zamecnik November 8, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Zamecnik, Paul C), #464.3]
  • Letter from G.W. Beadle, Chairman, Biology Division to Dr. G.W. Salisbury, Head of Department, College of Agriculture, University of Illinois Urbana, cc: Chemistry Division RE: Notifies him that Mr. Shreffler will have to apply to the graduate school before they can make any decision about him coming to CIT. Recommends that he also apply for national fellowships. Informs him that he is sending copies of the division's catalogue and is attempting to get chemistry to also send theirs and is working on getting the graduate school to send him copies of a blank application. Handwritten note in top right corner: "LP." Handwritten note in right margin: "sent 11/7/57 BW." [Letter from Dr. Salisbury to Dr. Owen October 15, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (S: Correspondence, 1957), #380.1]
  • Letter from Henry Allen Moe, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to LP RE: Tells LP that he read (Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology 1956-1957 and enjoyed it very much. Also tells LP that he met Dr. Antonio Colas, a biochemist in Colombia who asked for a signed photograph of LP. [Letter from LP to Moe November 8, 1957] [Filed under LP Science: (John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1953-1975), Box #14.015, Folder #15.5]
  • Letter from John E. Cushing, UC Santa Barbara, to LP RE: Thanks LP for his compliment and requests LP's permission to use him as a reference for a Postdoctoral Fellowship application. [Letter from LP to Professor Cushing September 5, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Cushing, John, 1957, 1975, 1977-1978), #68.14]
  • Letter from LP to unknown, RE: LP, with the help of Barry Commoner and Edward Condon, has written an appeal to the governments and people of the world to stop nuclear testing. LP is asking that scientists all over the world subscribe to the appeal and so he is enclosing a copy of it. LP hopes that signatures will be returned by December 1. [Filed under LP Peace: (An Appeal by Scientists to the Governments and People of the World, 1957-1959), Box #5.002, Folder #2.7]
  • Letter from Moncef Kedadi to Ruth Hughes, RE: Kedadi regrets that the Consulate of Tunisia is not able to furnish Hughes with names of scientists in institutions of higher learning. However, Kedadi suggests that the Secreatariat d'Etat a l'Education Nationale [educational secretary of state] may be able to help. [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 Professor Paolo Introzzi, President, Seventh Congress of the International Society of Blood Transfusion to LP RE: Invites him to attend the congress and present any of his experiences with the subjects slated to be discussed. Provides a list of the planned subjects of the conference. [Letter from LP to Professor Introzzi December 11, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (P: Correspondence, 1957), #313.5]
  • Letter from Rosalyn Schuldenfrei, Corresponding Secretary, Southland Jewish Organization to LP RE: Invites him to be the guest speaker and installing officer at their annual Installation Dinner Dance. [Letter from LP to Mrs. Schuldenfrei November 8, 1957] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (S: Correspondence, 1957), #380.1]
  • Typescript: "Die Probleme Der Nuklearen Versuchsexplosionen." [Filed under LP Peace: (Assorted Non-Pauling Peace Materials: Articles, Typescripts, Pamphlets, Booklets, Ne-Sa), Box 38.005, Folder #5.17]