The Rockefeller Foundation
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The Natural Sciences
Warren Weaver, Director
H. Marshall Chadwell, Associate Director
Harry M. Miller, Jr., Associate Director
Gerard R. Pomerat, Assistant Director
Saturday afternoon, May 22nd, 1948.
Professor Linus Pauling,
Eastman Exchange Professor,
Oxford University, Oxford.
Dr. Pomerat and I have just returned from a couple of days at Oxford. You will doubtless hear that we were there, and I don't
want you to think we failed, from carelessness or lack of interest, to look you up.
Actually we deliberately avoided you! I hear on all sides that you are working too hard; we had no specific or pressing business
with you; and I refuse to complicate your life further and unnecessarily. So just take this note as proof that you were not
Director for the Natural Sciences.