January 5, 1944
Diploma with text: "This diploma certifies that the qualifications and present work of Linus Carl Pauling, (National Roster Registration Number) 6-949-632, have been evaluated by the Committee on Scientific Research Personnel of the War Manpower Commission, and that he is a professionally qualified scientific research worker engaged in research and development important to the conduct of the war for one or more of the agencies represented on the Committee. In consideration of the importance of this work he has been accorded a place on the Committee's Reserved List of Scientific and Technical Personnel authorized by the Chairman of the War Manpower Commission."
Presented by the War Manpower Commission Committee on Scientific Research Personnel.
Names: United States War Manpower Commission; Paul V. McNutt; Vannevar Bush; Jerome C. Hunsaker; Walter A. Wood, Jr.; Harvey N. Davis; Julius A. Furer; Leonard Carmichael