Letter from Linus Pauling to Kenneth Shaw and Thomas Perry. Page 1. May 15, 1961
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Activity Listings

  • LP notes. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (C: Organizational Correspondence. (Ca-Ca)), #69.2]               
  • Letter from Director Gunnar Jahn to LP RE: Thanks LP and AHP for their conference on nuclear weapons they held in Oslo. Jahn encloses an article published in the economic-political periodical Farmand titled “The Politician Pauling.” The article relates LP as a Communist sympathizer if not a Communist himself. Jahn wishes to have LP correct this description since many Norwegians read this periodical to find support for their own views. [Note from LP to Jahn May 18, 1961] [Filed under LP Science: (World Academy of Sciences, 1958-1963), Box #14.043, Folder #43.1]       
  • Letter from Dr. Stuart C. Cullen, Professor of Anesthesia and Chairman of the Department, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, to LP, RE: Invites LP to be a part of a discussion panel on theories of narcosis at the meeting of the New York Postgraduate Assembly on Anesthesia. [Letter from LP to Dr. Cullen, May 31, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (C: Correspondence, 1961-1962), #76.1] 
  • Letter from Ester S. Frankel, to LP. RE: Informs him that her law office is representing a young woman who refused to take shelter during a Civil Defense drill. Asks him to recommend a scientist who could testify about the about the destructive force of the bombs and the radioactive after effects. [Letter from LP May 19, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: F: Correspondence, 1961: Box #129 Folder #129.5]               
  • Letter from Gerald D. Olney to LP, RE: The Board of Governors of Section 1 - 11834 of Technocracy Inc. would like to sponsor a public lecture with LP as speaker. The date of the lecture would be whenever it would be most convenient to LP. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (T: Correspondence, 1956-1963), #411.6]
  • Letter from Gerald M. Sears, Stromberg-Carlson Company, to Graham DuShane. RE: Encloses a copy of a research report which appeared in the May 15 Chemical and Engineering News. [Filed under LP Correspondence (S: Organizational Correspondence): Box #374 Folder #374.6]
  • Letter from Harvey Itano, Public Health Service to LP RE: Encloses a modified draft with references. Itano was not sure where to expand on the material and asks LP for his opinion. Asks LP if he has suggestions for a title. [Letter from LP to Itano May 29, 1961] [Filed under LP Manuscripts of Articles: (Manuscripts and Typescripts of Articles by LP, 1961), Box #1961a, Folder #1961a.9] 
  • Letter from Herman J.C. Berendsen, MIT, to LP, RE: Mr. Berendsen is a physicist working on the hydration of proteins using NMR, and would like to visit LP when he is in Pasadena. [Letter from LP to Herman J.C. Berendsen, May 25, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (B: Correspondence, 1958-1961), #39.4] 
  • Letter from LP to Dr. Charles D. Kochakian, University of Alabama Medical Center, RE: LP informs Dr. Kochakian that he cannot accept the invitation to speak at the University of Alabama Medical Center in the coming academic year, but hopes he can in the future. [Letter from Dr. Charles D. Kochakian to LP, May 9, 1961] [Letter from Dr. Charles D. Kochakian to LP, May 25, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (A: Correspondence, 1958-1961), #13.4]
  • Letter from LP to Dr. R. E. Muller, Manager, Basic Research, United States Gypsum Company, RE: LP is sorry to say that he has not done any significant work in the area of calcium sulfate hemihydrate and calcium sulfate dihydrate.  He is pleased to be asked to work as a consultant, but has a policy of not accepting such appointments. [Letter from Harris to Muller, May 8, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (M: Correspondence, 1959-1961), #258.3]
  • Letter from LP to F. Albert Cotton, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, RE: Grants permission to Cotton and Wilkinson to use the requested drawings from The Nature of the Chemical Bond in their forthcoming book.  Explains that Crellin Pauling made the drawings. [Letter from cotton to LP May 1, 1961] [Filed under LP Books: 1960b6.1]
  • Letter from LP to Homer Page, RE: LP thanks Page for his interest in helping SANE and provides him with the contact information for two major peace organizations in the New York area. [Page’s letter May 12, 1961] [Filed under LP Peace: (SANE, 1958-1966, 1982), Box #4.003, Folder #3.4] 
  • Letter from LP to R. Robb Taylor, RE: LP wishes that he could participate in Taylor's Institute, June 5-7, but he cannot because he is scheduled to take part in the Third World Congress of Psychiatry in Montreal during those days. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (T: Correspondence, 1956-1963), #411.6]
  • Letter from LP to Robert B. Godley, Babcock and Wilcox Company, Industrial Engineering Department, RE: LP informs Mr. Godley that he cannot accept the invitation to speak at the Akron Council of Engineering and Scientific Societies. [Letter from Robert Godley to LP, May 8, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (A: Correspondence, 1958-1961), #13.4] 
  • Letter from LP to Secretariat, Third World Youth Forum, RE: LP appreciates the invitation to deliver a lecture at the Third World Youth Forum to be held in Moscow from July 25th through August 3rd. However, LP regrets to say that his schedule for the summer does not permit him to accept the invitation. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (W: Correspondence, 1960, 1962), #445.2]
  • Letter from LP to Steven Obrebski RE: LP looks forward to seeing Obrebski’s article on the genetic effects of atomic bomb radiation.  LP is sending Obresbski a copy of the Proceedings of the 8th National Convention of National Science Teachers Association which contains a paper by LP on high energy radiation and its effect on man.  [Letter from Obrebski to LP April 29, 1961] [Filed under LP Peace: Materials re: Fallout and Radiation Shelters, and Civil Defense, 1954-1961: Box #7.007, Folder #7.22]
  • Letter from M.C. Verloop to LP, RE: Informs LP that he has been nominated as a corresponding member of the European Society of Haematology. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (V: Correspondence, 1933-1969), #427.21]
  • Letter from Norman K. Allen to LP, RE: Mr. Allen describes his knowledge and interest in science and specifically comparative psycholinguistics.  He describes his plans to pursue a graduate degree, and asks LP for any suggestions as to where to obtain funding for this. [Letter from LP to Norman K. Allen, May 17, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (A: Correspondence, 1958-1961), #13.4]
  • Letter from Robert Schutz to LP, RE: Schutz is enclosing copies of letters of appreciation to the people who helped with the Conference.  Schutz notes that Engh will be considerably short on money because of some underestimated costs. [Filed under LP Peace: (Oslo Conference Against the Spread of Nuclear Weapons, May 2-7, 1961), Box #2.001, Folder #1.2]
  • Letter from William R. Eshelman, Editor, ‘California Librarian’, to LP. RE: Hopes he can count on LP’s article for the July issue. Informs him that the deadline is June 15. [Filed under LP Speeches: (Speeches by LP, 1960) Folder # 1960s2 Box #1960s2.13] 
  • Note from Don Myers to LP, RE: Myers is a third-year graduate student at U.C.L.A. working in physical chemistry, and hopes to devote his scientific life to continuing to understand the liquid state.  Since he is about to graduate, he would like to look for a way to help people enjoy life, such as decreasing international tensions, while he is young and hasn’t gotten caught up in making money.  He would like to spend about an hour speaking with LP on ways that he can help. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (M: Correspondence, 1959-1961), #258.3]
  • Telegram from LP to The Office. RE: Informs them that he has agreed to go down to Los Angeles State College on Friday the 26th. Asks to be reminded the day before. [Filed under LP Speeches: (Speeches by LP, 1961) Box # 1961s2 Folder #1961s2.5]