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Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers, 1873-2013

17. Pauling Personal Library. 1806-1998.

The 4,000+ volumes that form the personal library of Linus and Ava Helen Pauling are detailed in this section. Arranged according to author's last name, the books in the Personal Library bibliography are illustrative of the Paulings' many interests -- from pure science to sociological surveys to detective stories to crossword puzzles.

4,111 books

2. B.

(Page: 301 - 358)

Brown, Lester R.The Worldwide Loss of Cropland. Washington: Worldwatch Institute, 1978. HD156 .B7 1978.
Brown, Martin, ed.The Social Responsibility of the Scientist. New York: Free Press, 1971. Q125 .S65.
Handwritten ownership signature of Linus Pauling.
Brown, Raymond R., ed.Biochemistry and Pathology of Tryptophan Metabolism and Its Regulation by Amino Acids, Vitamin B6 and Steroid Hormones : Conference Held at Madison, Wisconsin, June 22-24, 1970, under the Auspices of the University of Wisconsin Medical Center and Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. Bethesda, Maryland: American Society for Clinical Nutrition, 1971. QP981.T8 C61 1970.
Brown, Theodore L. and Harold Eugene LeMay, Jr.Chemistry : The Central Science. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1981. QD31.2 .B78 1981.
Browne, Charles Albert and Mary Elvira Weeks.A History of the American Chemical Society, Seventy-Five Eventful Years. Washington: American Chemical Society, 1952. QD1 .A54.
Brues, Austin M., ed.Low-Level Irradiation; A Symposium Organized by the Section of Zoological Sciences of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Cosponsored by the United States Atomic Energy Commission and the Division of Biological and Medical Research of the Argonne National Laboratory, and presented at the Indianapolis meeting, December 30, 1957. Washington: 1959. QH652 .B7.
Ownership stamp of Linus Pauling. Handwritten notes of Linus Pauling.
Bruni, Giuseppe.Chimica Generale e Inorganica. Milano: C. Tamburini, 1954. QD15 .B71 1954.
Ownership stamp of Linus Pauling. Note from publisher laid in.
Bryant, Edward.Cinnabar. New York: Bantam Books, 1977. PS3552.R879 C51 1977.
Brynes, Asher.Revolution Comes of Age; The Use of War. New York; Toronto: Farrar and Rinehart, inc., 1944. JX1952 .B78.
Bryson, Vernon and Henry J. Vogel, eds.Evolving Genes and Proteins; A Symposium Held at the Institute of Microbiology of Rutgers, with Support from the National Science Foundation. New York: Academic Press, 1965. QP509 .B7.
Brädefors, Nils, ed.GDR Recognition Now and Unconditionally! Voices from Northern Europe. Dresden: Verlag Zeit Im Bild, 1972. JX4084.G4 G18 1972.
Brünner, Friedrich et al.Der Mensch in seiner Umwelt. [Hrsg.]: Georg Fahrbach. Mit Beitr. von Friedrich Brunner [u.a.] u.e. Einl. von Georg Fahrbach. Stuttgart: J. Fink, 1970. HC290.5.E5 M4 1970.
Bstan-'dzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV.A Human Approach to World Peace. Tenzin Gyatso, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama. London: Wisdom, 1984. BL65.P4 B71 1984.
Handwritten ownership signature of Linus Pauling.
Bstan-'dzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV.My Land and My People : Memoirs of the Dalai Lama of Tibet. New York: Potala Corporation, 1986. BQ7935.B777 A3161 1986.
Handwritten ownership signature of Linus Pauling.
Bstan-'dzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV.Peace is More than the Absence of War. Santa Barbara, California: Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, 1991. JZ5581 .B781 1991.
Buchan, John.The 39 Steps. New York: Pocket Books, 1940. PR6003.U13 T47 1940.
Buchan, John.The Three Hostages. Melbourne; New York: Penguin, 1953. PR6003.U13 T481 1953.
Buchanan, Thomas G.Das Rätsel von Dallas oder den Spuren der Mörder. Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1964. E842.9.B9 G3.
Buchanan, Thomas G.Who killed Kennedy? New York: Putnam, 1964. E842.9 .B8 1964.
Handwritten ownership signature of Ava Helen Pauling.
Buchman, Marion.A Voice in Ramah. New York: Bookman Associates, 1959. PS3503.U18257 V61 1959.
Handwritten note to Linus Pauling from the author.
Budovsky, Leo.The Flame of Reason and Scourge of Conscience by Leo Benjamin [pseud.]; illus. by George Gray. New York: Carlton Press, 1963. E744 .B834 1963.
Budrys, Algis.Who? Harmondsworth, England: Penguin Books, 1964. PS3552.U364 W561 1964.
Buerger, Martin Julian.X-Ray Crystallography; An Introduction to the Investigation of Crystals by Their Diffraction of Monochromatic X-Radiation. New York: J. Wiley and Sons, inc.; London: Chapman and Hall, limited, 1942. QD945 .B8.
Handwritten ownership signature of Linus Pauling.
Bugliosi, Vincent and Ken Hurwitz.Till Death Us Do Part : A True Murder Mystery. New York: Norton, 1978. KF224.P34 B83.
Bulfinch, Thomas.Bulfinch's Mythology; The Age of Fable, the Age of Chivalry, Legends of Charlemagne. Complete in one volume, revised and enlarged, with illustrations. New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1913. BL310 .B78 1913b.
Handwritten note from Linus Pauling to Ava Helen Pauling.
Bunn, H. Franklin, Bernard G. Forget and Helen M. Ranney.Human Hemoglobins. Philadelphia: Saunders, 1977. RC641.7.H35 B87.
Handwritten notes of Linus Pauling.
Burack, Richard.The Handbook of Prescription Drugs: Official Names, Prices, and Sources for Patient and Doctor. New York: Pantheon Books, 1967. RS91 .B78 1967.
Burack, Richard.The New Handbook of Prescription Drugs : Official Names, Prices, and Sources for Patient and Doctor. New York: Ballantine Books, 1970. RS91 .B94 1970b.
Burchett, Wilfred G.The Furtive War; The United States in Vietnam and Laos. New York: International Publishers, 1963. DS557.A6 B871 1963.
Burchett, Wilfred G.Vietnam North. New York: International Publishers, 1966. DS557.A7 B83 1966.
Burdick, Eugene and Harvey Wheeler.Fail-Safe. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1962. PS3503.U572 F2.
Burgerstein, Lothar.Heilwirkung von Nahrstoffen : Richtlinien fur gute Gesundheit und Leistungsfahigkeit bis ins hohe Alter : orthomolekulare Medizin. Heidelberg: Haug, 1984. RM235.5 .B81 1984.
Handwritten note to Linus Pauling from the author.
Burgess, Anthony.A Clockwork Orange. New York: Ballantine Books, 1963. PR6052.U638 C5 1963.
Burke, James Lee.A Stained White Radiance. New York: Avon Books, 1993. PS3552.U7230 S731 1993.
Burnell, Elaine H., ed.Asian Dilemma: United States, Japan, and China. A special report from the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. Santa Barbara, California: Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, 1969. H11 .C35 v.2 no.5.
Burnet, Frank Macfarlane, Sir.Dominant Mammal; The Biology of Human Destiny. Melbourne: Heinemann, 1970. QH331 .B887 1970.
Burnet, Frank Macfarlane, Sir.Endurance of Life : The Implications of Genetics for Human Life. Carlton, Victoria: Melbourne University Press, 1978. QP86 .B817.
Handwritten note to Linus Pauling.
Burnet, Frank Macfarlane, Sir.Enzyme Antigen and Virus; A Study of Macromolecular Pattern in Action. Cambridge, England: University Press, 1956. QR84 .B84.
Handwritten ownership signature of Linus Pauling. Handwritten notes of Linus Pauling.
Burnet, Frank Macfarlane, Sir.Immunology : Readings from Scientific American / with introductions and additional material by F.M. Burnet. San Francisco: W.H. Freeman, 1976. QR181.5 .I46 1976.
Burnet, Frank Macfarlane, Sir.Immunology, Aging, and Cancer : Medical Aspects of Mutation and Selection. San Francisco: W.H. Freeman, 1976. QR186 .B87.
Burnet, Frank Macfarlane, Sir.The Production of Antibodies; A Review and a Theoretical Discussion... With the collaboration of Mavis Freeman ... A.V. Jackson ... [and] Dora Lush ... Melbourne, London: Macmillan and Company Ltd., 1941. QR185.A6 B91 1941.
Burnet, Frank Macfarlane, Sir and Wendell Meredith Stanley, eds.The Viruses; Biochemical, Biological, and Biophysical Properties. New York: Academic Press, 1959. QR360 .B82.
Burnham, Virginia Schroeder.Knowing Yourself : Define Your Personality, Interpret Other Personalities, enhance Your Love Life, Understand Your Natural Defenses, Accept the "Real You". In collaboration with William H. Hampton. Santa Fe, New Mexico: Sundial Publications, 1992. BF697.5.S43 B84 1992.
Handwritten note to Linus Pauling from the author laid in.
Burnham, Virginia Schroeder and William H. Hampton.The Lake with Two Dams : What You Should Know About Mental Illness. Santa Fe, New Mexico: Sundial Publications, 1993. RC454 .B84 1993.
Burrow, Trigant.Trigant Burrow, toward Social Sanity and Human Survival : Selections from His Writings. Edited by Alfreda S. Galt; introduction by Stanley Burnshaw. New York: Horizon Press, 1984. BF311 .B853 1984.
Typed note to Linus Pauling from the author laid in.
Buschke, A. and F. Jacobsohn.Geschlechtsleben und sexuelle Hygiene. English; Sex Habits : A Vital Factor in Well-Being. Translated from the German by Eden and Cedar Paul. New York: Emerson Books, 1933. HQ21 .B92 1933.
Bush, Vannevar.Science, the Endless Frontier. A report to the President by Vannevar Bush, director of the Office of scientific research and development. July 1945. Washington: U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1945. Q181 .U46.
Bush, Vannevar.Science, the Endless Frontier; A Report to the President on a Program for Postwar Scientific Research. July 1945. Washington: National Science Foundation, 1960. Q127.U6 A544 1960.
Handwritten ownership signature of Linus Pauling. 1 page TLS from the national science foundation tipped in.
Bush, Vannevar.Science--The Endless Frontier : A Report to the President on a Program for Postwar Scientific Research. Introd. by Richard C. Atkinson. Washington, D.C.: National Science Foundation, 1980. Q127.U6 A544 1980.
Buss, Arnold H.Self-Consciousness and Social Anxiety. San Francisco: W.H. Freeman, 1980. BF575.S4 B87.
Buss, Claude Albert.China: The People's Republic of China and Richard Nixon. San Francisco: W.H. Freeman, 1974. E183.8.C5 B87 1974.
Butcher, Devereux.Seeing America's Wildlife in Our National Refuges. Prepared under the auspices of Defenders of Furbearers. New York: Devin-Adair Co., 1955. SK361 .B88 1955.
Butler of Saffron Walden, Richard Austen Butler, Baron.Survival Depends on Higher education. New Delhi: Indian Council for Cultural Relations, 1971. LA1153 .B8.
Butler, Alfred Joshua.Sport in Classic Times. Foreword by Roderick Haig-Brown. Los Altos, California: W. Kaufmann, 1975. SK21 .B8 1975.
Butterfield, Herbert, Sir.The Origins of Modern Science, 1300-1800. New York: Collier Books, 1962. Q125 .B8 1962.
Byerly, William Elwood.An Elementary Treatise on Fourier's Series and Spherical, Cylindrical, and Ellipsoidal Harmonics, with Applications to Problems in Mathematical Physics. Boston: Ginn and Company, 1893. QA403 .B993.
Handwritten ownership signature of Linus Pauling.
Byerly, William Elwood.An Introduction to the Use of Generalized Coordinates in Mechanics and Physics. Boston; New York [etc.]: Ginn and Company, 1916. QA871 .B9.
Handwritten note to Linus Pauling from Ava Helen Pauling.
Bykov, Georgii Vladimirovich.Aleksandr Mikhailovich Butlerov. Moskva: Izd-vo Akademii nauk SSSR, 1961. QD22.B94 B9 1961.
Handwritten note by the author. Ownership stamp of Linus Pauling.