Letter from Linus Pauling to Mrs. Stephen W. Sharmat. Page 1. April 24, 1962
Letter from Linus Pauling to Mrs. Stephen W. Sharmat. April 24, 1962. Page 1  Larger Images / More Information. 1 p.  View Transcript

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  • Letter from Alexander MacKay to LP RE: Says that he was very relieved to receive LP’s letter which verified LP’s acceptance of the invitation to speak to his Humanist group because he had been met with scepticism when he announced that LP would come speak to them. Asks if LP will be able to send some of his recorded speeches for him to show the group. [Letter from LP to MacKay April 19, 1962] [Letter from LP to MacKay June 11, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, R: Individual Correspondence (Rosbaud - Rundle) Box 336 Folder 336.2]
  • Letter from John Raeburn Green, to Francis Hoague. RE: Informs him of the progress of the suit against the St. Louis Globe-Democrat. Asks when Hoague’s case will be tried. Asks what the principal lines of attack in the extended deposition were. [Filed under LP Biographical: Correspondence re: Pauling v. Globe-Democrat Publishing Company, 1962: Box # 3.003 Folder # 3.3]
  • Letter from LP to Franklin D. Murphy RE: Says that he and AHP are pleased to accept the invitation to attend the Museum’s Fifth Annual Awards Banquet on May 10. [Letter from Murphy to LP April 13, 1962] [Letter from Hopkins to Murphy May 9, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, C: Correspondence 1961-1962 Box 76, Folder 76.2] 
  • Letter from LP to J. P. Didier RE: Grants permission to have his article “The Danger of Nuclear Holocaust” used as the introduction to the French edition of Bertrand Russell’s Has Man A Future? [Letter from Didier to LP April 11, 1962] [Filed  under LP Publications: (Publications of LP, 1961), Box #1961p, Folder # 1961p.6]
  • Letter from LP to Jerome Davis, Promoting Enduring Peace, Inc.. RE: Happy to have received his letter. Informs him that November 3 or 4 would be satisfactory for him to receive the award. [Letter from Davis April 18, 1962]  [Filed under LP Speeches: (Speeches by LP, 1962) Box #1962s Folder #1962s.20]
  • Letter from LP to K. D. Roettiger RE: Encloses a drawing that he made in March 1930 which represents the structure that he reported for the hexagonal minerals davynite and concrinite in a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science for July 1930. Also encloses the paper. [Letter from Roettiger to LP April 8, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, R: Correspondence, 1960-1963 Box 342 Folder 342.3]  
  • Letter from LP to Luis A. Belmonte RE: Says that his schedule from now until the end of term is so heavy that he must regretfully decline the invitation to speak for the Cross Currents Club of the University of Santa Clara. [Letter from Belmonte to LP April 7, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, B: Individual Correspondence, 1962-1964 Box 40 Folder 40.1]
  • Letter from LP to Mrs. Stephen W. Sharmat. [Letter from Murray to LP April 12, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, S: Correspondence, 1962-1963 Box 382 Folder 382.1] 
    24 April 1962

    Dear Mrs. Sharmat:

    I am writing in answer to the letter from Pat Murray.

    I would he pleased to endorse you as the peace candidate in New York. I send my best wishes to you for success.

    The rumor that I am running for a State office in California is false. I decided some time ago that I would not be a candidate for any office.

    With best wishes, I am

    Sincerely yours,

    [Linus Pauling]

  • Letter from LP to Tamara Mamedova, cc: Francis Hoague RE: Asks if Mamedova will help the Hoagues plan their trip to Russia. Explains that they are leaders in the peace movement in the state of Washington. Suggests the type of people they would like to meet. [Letter from Hoague to LP April 14, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, H: Correspondence 1961-1962 Box 168, Folder 168.2] 
  • Letter from Linda Hopkins, Secretary to LP to Carl G. Nelson RE: Encloses the manuscript “The Nature of Nuclear War and the Need for Disarmament.” [Typescripts 4-[?]-62] [Letter from LP to Nelson April 4, 1962] [Filed under LP Manuscripts of Articles: (Manuscripts and Typescripts of Articles by LP, 1962), Box #1962a, Folder #1962a.14] 
  • Letter from Olive Mayer to LP RE: Thanks LP for his efforts to arrange a visit for Dr. Aslanova and Professor Oleinik to the Corning Glass Works. Discusses more about the trips of these scientists. [Filed under LP Correspondence, M: Correspondence 1962-1964 Box 259, Folder 259.1] 
  • Letter from Ruth Rosenwald to LP RE: Tells LP that she has written a friend of Dr. Spock about trying to reach Dr. Spock. Says she was pleased to see LP’s ad in the NY Times, and makes suggestions for getting veterans and cancer victims involved in fighting to stop nuclear tests. Asks what it is like to live in Pasadena because she is considering moving to a warmer climate. [Letter from LP to Rosenwald April 9, 1962] [Letter from Rosenwald to LP May 2, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, R: Individual Correspondence (Rosbaud - Rundle) Box 336 Folder 336.3]  
  • Letter from Samuel D. Thurman to LP RE: Says he greatly appreciates LP’s thoughtfulness in writing Mrs. Mamedova and that he is sure a letter from LP will greatly help his visit to the Soviet Union. [Letter from LP to Mamedova April 18, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, T:  Correspondence 1956-1963 Box 411, Folder 411.7]
  • Letter from W. Ralph Singleton to LP RE: Explains to LP that he has written a textbook on Elementary Genetics and would like very much to use the picture published in SCIENCE, 1949, by LP, Itano, and Wells on the electrophoretic differentiation of normal hemoglobin and sickle cell hemoglobin. [Letter from LP to Singleton May 16, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, S: Correspondence, 1962-1963 Box 382 Folder 382.1] 
  • Memo from Joan Harris to Marie Arthur RE: Writes that on April 15, LP called Albert Szent Gyorgyi and the call is to be charged to Chemistry, the Anonymous Fund. [Filed under LP Biographical: (California Institute of Technology: Assorted Financial Materials, 1945-1965), Box #1.032, Folder #32.5] 
  • Memo from LP to Arletta Townsend RE: Explains that he is planning to leave soon to attend the American Philosophical Society Meeting and asks her to arrange for him to be reimbursed for traveling expenses from the Anonymous Fund. [Filed under LP Biographical: (California Institute of Technology: Assorted Financial Materials, 1945-1965), Box #1.032, Folder #32.5] 
  • Newsletter article: “Nuclear Testing” US National Academy of Science. [Filed under LP Biographical: Scrapbooks: Box #6.008 Folder #8.257]