The three sections of Linus Pauling and the Structure of Proteins combine to provide an unusually rich source of information on Linus Pauling's remarkable
achievements in protein research. Navigate between the sections by using the links
on the site's home page or by using the links at the top of any page within the site.
Narrative - The first section tells the story of Linus Pauling's multi-decade interest in the
structure of proteins, blood, antibodies and antigens. On the left of each page is
a Table of Contents, providing easy navigation from chapter to chapter within the
Narrative; in the center is a section of text including links to an array of audio-visual
materials and biographical information; and on the right are illustrations and quotations
that amplify the narrative text. Clicking on the thumbnail opens larger versions of
All Documents and Media - The second section provides access to more than four hundred primary source documents
and images, including letters, manuscripts, diary entries, photographs, audio-visual
materials, and published papers.
Linus Pauling Day-by-Day - The third section consists of a comprehensive account of all of Pauling's personal
and professional endeavors over nearly four decades of his life. The information on
Linus Pauling Day-by-Day is presented in calendar form, with scanned images of documents
accompanying the text. The text and images are posted for each day of Pauling's activities
during this period.