Letter from Linus Pauling to Mrs. Stephen W. Sharmat. Page 1. April 24, 1962
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Travel: Washington, DC

Activity Listings

  • Itinerary [handwritten]: Willard Hotel, Washington DC [Filed under LP Travel, Box #1.003, Folder 3.2] 
  • Letter from Anne Nicholson to LP RE: Tells LP that they have not yet heard from Dr. Teller, but even if Teller refuses to debate with LP they would like to have LP come speak at Vassar College anyway. Says they will wait another week or so for Dr. Teller’s reply before trying to fix a date. [Letter from LP to Nicholson April 16, 1962] [Letter from Nicholson to LP May 17, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, V: Correspondence, 1933-1969 Box 427, Folder 427.22] 
  • Letter from J. Fredrick to LP RE: Asks if LP has been able to make a definite decision about nuclear bomb testing because of his ideas on C14 fallout. Asks questions about why other people can’t make definite decisions about it and if LP knows what data Kennedy is relying on when making decisions about bomb testing. [Letter from LP to Frederick May 23, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, F: Correspondence, 1957 - 1966 Box 129, Folder 129.6]
  • Letter from J.H. Aupers to LP RE: Requests two more copies of LP’s letter of February 27 to present to the American Embassy when he applies for his Immigrant Visa. [Filed under LP Biographical: (CIT: Materials re: Teaching and Advising of Graduate Students of Linus Pauling, 1935-1963), Box #1.017, Folder #17.2] 
  • Letter from Morris Hughes to LP RE: Discusses his mentally retarded son’s condition and the lack of adequate schools to help him. Asks about the possibility of large regional centers which would combine research on both training methods and basic biochemistry with actual training to become self-supporting. Also asks of the current research involves biochemical comparisons of a substantial number of these affected people with the normal range of people. [Letter from LP to Hughes May 17, 1962 and Letter from Shaw to Hughes May 21, 1962] [Filed under LP Science: (Orthomolecular Medicine and Mental Health: Materials re: Ford Foundation grants for the study of mental disorders, 1955-1966), Box #11.089, Folder #89.10] 
  • Newspaper clipping: “Editorials” The Nation. [Filed under LP Biographical: Scrapbooks: Box #6.008 Folder #8.258]
  • Photo: Linus Pauling demonstrating outside the White House, holding a sign: “Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Macmillan, We Have No Right To Test!” “Wide World Photo / Nobel Winner In Demonstration / Dr. Linus Pauling, of Pasadena, Calif., 1954 Nobel Prize winner for chemistry, displays a sign, April 28, as he walks along Washington’s Lafayette Square near the White House with demonstrators opposing nuclear testing. Pauling is among Nobel Winners invited to a White House dinner on April 29 / 4/28/62" A photo stamp reads: “NOTICE, This picture is the property of Wide World Photos and may be used only for purposes of one time reproduction when authorized by the owner. It may not be used in such manner as to violate the rights of any person, firm or cooperation. It may not be used for advertising or purposes of trade unless written consent of each living person depicted, or if a minor, of his or her parent or guardian, shall be obtained, such consent to run to the owners and the licensee. If any use shall violate, or shall be claimed to violate, the rights of any person, firm or cooperation. The licensee agrees to save harmless the owner from all liability, including reasonable consent fees and expenses, which the owner may incur by reason thereof. The picture MUST NOT carry owner’s credit if it is used for advertising or for purposes of trade otherwise the following credit MUST be Printed. Wide World Photos.” Bottom right corner reads: “Return to Ava Helen Pauling” Black and white print. [Ship #1363]  [Filed under LP Photo Box: 1962i.29]
  • Photo: Linus Pauling picketing the White House, demonstrating against the testing of nuclear weapons. Linus carrying a sign reading “Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Macmillan We have no right to test!” Washington D.C. “A picket today, tomorrow a guest. Washington: Atomic scientist Linus Pauling, who will be President Kennedy’s guest tomorrow at a White House dinner for Nobel Prize winners, pickets the executive mansion today. He joins a mass demonstration protesting the resumption of U.S. atmospheric nuclear tests. Asked whether he thought it unusual to picket the White House one day and attend the dinner there the next, he quipped ‘I don’t do any of them regularly.’” Photograph courtesy of United Press International (UPI). Photographer unknown. Black and white print.  [Filed under LP Photo Box: 1962i.12]
  • Telegram from John Golden to LP RE: Asks if LP is available May 26th for a debate with Dr. Teller about nuclear testing. Handwritten note at bottom, “I am available May 26 LP.” [Telegram from Golden to LP May 2, 1962] [Filed under LP Correspondence, G: Correspondence 1962-1965 Box 142, Folder 142.1]
  • Typescript, “Transcription of tapes of the American Philosophical Society Meeting.” [Filed under LP Peace: Materials re: Nuclear Fallout; Radiation Hazards, 1962-1963: Box #7.005, Folder #5.2] 
  • “American Philosophical  Society Meeting, April 28, 1962.”  Dictaphone belt. [Filed under LP Audio-Visual: 1962v.1]