Letter from Linus Pauling to Francis Hoague. Page 1. August 28, 1961
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Activity Listings

  • Letter from Carl K. Frost, to LP. RE: Encloses a short quote reuse of “I”. Has counted how many paragraphs in LP’s address “Humanism and Peace” start with ‘I’. [Filed under LP Correspondence (F: Correspondence, 1961): Box #129 Folder #129.5] 
  • Letter from Elliot Johnson to LP, RE: Sends LP his theory on the basic relationships of all phenomena, with a focus on my radiation is so harmful. [Letter from LP to Mr. Johnson, September 1, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (J: Correspondence, 1933-1934, 1936-1964), #192.27] 
  • Letter from John Raeburn Green to A.L. Wirin, cc: LP RE: Writes that they have not talked to anyone at Washington University or St. Louis University regarding LP, but after the suit is filed, it might be useful to talk to people who might make good character witnesses or otherwise. Explains that he especially has Chancellor Shepley in mind. Asks if LP could suggest some others who might be useful as well. [Letter from LP to Green September 1, 1961] [Filed under LP Biographical: (Pauling v. Globe-Democrat Publishing Company, 1960-1967), Box #3.003, Folder #3.2] 
  • Letter from LP to Alan Waterman, National Science Foundation, RE: LP asks that the National Science Foundation to reconsider its decision not to award a Fellowship to Dr. Edward Yellin. LP understands that the reason for not awarding the Fellowship is that Dr. Yellin chose not to answer certain questions asked by the House Un-American Activities Committee. LP can't believe that Yellin would be refused the Fellowship simply for invoking his Constitutional right to free speech. LP remembers the principled stand that the Foundation took when LP was under attack, and hopes that the Foundation will again show that they will not give in to political pressure. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (Y: Correspondence, 1938-1977), 462.17]
  • Letter from LP to Francis Hoague RE: Encloses his check for $654.75 to cover the statement of expenses. Writes that he has additional comments to make about the interrogatory, such as the fact that he is listed as a sponsor for the Los Angeles Committee for Protection of Foreign Born and about the San Francisco Conference for Peace. Mentions his upcoming travel plans. [Filed under LP Biographical: (Pauling v. News Syndicate Co., Inc., 1961-1966, 1971), Box #3.020, Folder #20.1]
  • Letter from LP to Professor George Kennedy, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, RE: LP thanks Kennedy for the letter and the flier, but he is unable to accept the invitation because of his already-heavy schedule. [Letter from Kennedy to LP, August 25, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (L: Correspondence, 1961-1963), #232.1] 
  • Letter from LP to Professor Karol J. Mysels, Department of Chemistry, University of Southern California, RE: LP is sorry that he will not be able to attend the dinner because he won’t be back from Europe by then. [Letter from Mysels to LP, August 28, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (M: Correspondence, 1959-1961), #258.3]
  • Letter from LP to Professor Klaus R. Unna, Head, Department of Pharmacology, University of Illinois College of Medicine, RE: LP cannot accept the invitation because of an already busy schedule. [Letter from Professor Unna to LP, August 28, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (I: Correspondence, 1936-1973), #185.22] 
  • Letter from LP to S. Howard Mathews, Jr., RE: LP has not thought much about constructing a Pavlovian metal brain, but he is interested in the general subject of encephalonic activity.  Sends a reprint of his paper on anesthesia. [Letter from Mathews to LP, August 18, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (M: Correspondence, 1959-1961), #258.3]
  • Letter from LP to Stanley Schaefer, W.H. Freeman and Company, RE: LP writes to tell Schaefer that his close friend, Lloyd A. Jeffress, is writing a book called Mathematics for Psychologists, and LP suggests that Schaefer approach Jeffress with a publishing offer. Jeffress is one of LP's oldest friends and has great ability. LP thinks the book would be a good and valuable one, but perhaps somewhat limited in its sales. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (W.H. Freeman and Company, 1960-1992, No Date), #440.2]
  • Letter from LP to Tom Neff RE: Asks what the development have been with respect to obtaining electric service in the coastal areas of Northern San Luis Obispo and Southern Monterey Counties, as mentioned in his letter. Explains that he heard rumors that the electric service will be provided as far as about 1.5 miles north of the county border. [Filed under LP Biographical: (Deer Flat Ranch: Correspondence, 1957-1995), Box #4.047, Folder #47.1] 
  • Letter from Mary E. Dreier to Mr. Puretz, RE: Sends Mr. Puretz a copy of LP’s record; hopes that he can distribute it, especially among churches. Miss Dreier has complete faith in LP. [Filed under LP Correspondence: (D: Individual Correspondence. (Dil-Dyson)), #96.13] 
  • Letter from Mrs. Joan R. Harris, Secretary to LP, to Mrs. Josephine A. Williams, Publications Editor, National Academy of Sciences, RE: LP has asked that Williams send the bill for publication of Pressman’s paper directly to Pressman. [Letter from Williams to LP, August 18, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (P: Individual Correspondence. (Polunin - Pritikin)), #309.7] 
  • Letter from Professor Falguni Basu, Regional College of Engineering, to LP, RE: Sends a paper for LP’s comments. [Letter from LP to Professor Falguni Basu, April 12, 1961] [Letter from Professor Falguni Basu to LP, September 15, 1961] [Filed under LP Correspondence: (B: Correspondence, 1958-1961), #39.4] 
  • Letter from T.E. Robertson to LP, RE: Robertson is enclosing some materials that he hopes LP will want to distribute at the upcoming conference in Vermont.  [Filed under LP Peace: (Assorted Peace Conferences, 1962-1994), Box #2.011, Folder #11.1]
  • Purchase Order: Curriculum Materials Center, Pauling Record ‘Fallout and Nuclear Warfare’. [Filed under LP Speeches: (Speeches by LP 1960), Folder #1960s2, Box #1960s2.8] 
  • Typescript: “Proposal for Experimental Measurement of Eddy Conductivity and Eddy Viscosity Under Conditions of Steady Uniform Turbulent Flow,” submitted by B.H. Sage, approved and returned September 22, 1961 by LP. [Filed under LP Biographical: California Institute of Technology: Committee on Sponsored Research, 1960-1961), Box #1.026, Folder #26.7]