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The Salvador E. Luria Papers

Title:
Letter from Linus Pauling to Salvador E. Luria pdf (170,628 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Linus Pauling to Salvador E. Luria
Description:
In this response to Luria's letter of 25 March 1965, Pauling agreed to resign his membership in the National Academy of Sciences in protest over the war in Vietnam if Luria could get others to agree. Pauling included with this brief response a list of NAS members who he believed might also consider resignation.
Item is handwritten.
Number of Image Pages:
2 (170,628 Bytes)
Date:
1965-03-29 (March 29, 1965)
Creator:
Pauling, Linus
Recipient:
Luria, Salvador E.
Source:
Original Repository: American Philosophical Society. Library. Salvador Luria Papers
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of Oregon State University Library, Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Ethics
Exhibit Category:
Politics, Science, and Social Responsibility
Relation:
Metadata Record Letter from Salvador E. Luria to Linus Pauling (March 25, 1965) pdf (85,958 Bytes) transcript of pdf
/ps/access/QLBBCW.pdf
Unique Identifier:
QLBBCX
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Lists (document genres)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Correspondence, 1938-1992
Folder: Pauling, Linus, 1960-1965
Transcript:
29 March 1965
Dear Luria:
A fine idea.
I agree to resign from the NAS if 9 other members agree. (Perhaps I'd do it with a smaller number.)
Good luck,
Linus
See Over
My telephone numbers are
RMP 969-3706 (home)
969-3281 (center) Santa Barbara
or San Luis Obispo Calif., this is the telephone no. Salmon Creek No. 2 (Ranch)
[END PAGE ONE]
[BEGIN PAGE TWO]
Suggested NAS members to ask (but perhaps all should be asked -- work fast): (most of these signed Bomb test petition)
[list of names, see original]
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2006-08-28
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