Certificate with gold seal at bottom right corner. Text: "In recognition of public service the United States Department of State extends to Linus C. Pauling its appreciation for assistance in the American program for the Brussels Universal and International Exhibition, 1958. It was through contributions such as yours, generously and willingly made in the public interest that the United States could present to the world, at Brussels, a representative picture of our land and our people. It is my privilege to extend this official recognition to you on behalf of the Department of State, Brussels, Belgium, October 1958." Signed by Howard J. Cullman, United States Commissioner General.
Awarded by the United States Department of State.
Subject: International relations
Name: United States Department of State