"I am glad to learn that the Office of Scientific Research and Development is willing to enter into a contract for support
of our further investigation concerning the development of [the] important partial pressure indicator."
Linus Pauling. Letter to Vannevar Bush. August 15, 1941.
"Sam Rosenman and I drafted the order establishing the O.S.R.D. - mostly Rosenman with me hanging hard on the outskirts.
The order assigned the N.D.R.C. as one component of the new office, and that assignment brought the only change in the civilian
membership of the N.D.R.C. to occur during its lifetime."
Vannevar Bush. Pieces of the Action. 1970.
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