AVA HELEN AND LINUS PAULING PAPERS
The online finding aid for the Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers. Features detailed description of all seventeen series of the collection including the Paulings' correspondence, manuscripts, awards, personal libraries, photograph collections and more.
Recounts Pauling's legendary application of quantum mechanics to the scientific understanding of molecular architecture, research that revolutionized structural chemistry and resulted in Pauling’s 1954 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
An exhaustive look at Pauling's influential, and sometimes controversial, series of inquiries into protein structures, the characteristics of antibodies and antigens, biological specificity and much more.
Linus Pauling participated in one of the great "races" in scientific history – the quest to unravel the secrets of DNA. Though Watson and Crick ultimately solved the puzzle, Pauling’s role in the story is highly intriguing.
A detailed analysis of Pauling's research on immunology, the structure of hemoglobin and the nature of sickle cell anemia – a four-decade program of work that would lead to Pauling's famous fascination with vitamin C.
A groundbreaking look at Pauling's scientific war research during World War II - a collection of projects that included artificial blood, invisible inks, and a device to measure oxygen levels in airplanes and submarines.
OTHER PAULING RESOURCES
An unprecedented accounting of Pauling's life from 1930 to 1967, presented in searchable, easy-to-use calendar form. Includes thousands of document summaries, scanned images and full-text transcripts.
Updated weekly with fascinating stories from the world of Linus Pauling, the Pauling Blog also provides an inside glimpse into the latest Pauling-related news and activities being carried out by the OSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives Research Center.
A detailed resource for both teachers and students interested in studying Pauling. Includes a biographical overview, topical readings and suggestions for further research.
Awards, Honors & Medals
Images and descriptions of Pauling's many awards including his forty-seven honorary doctorates.
Pauling Centenary Exhibit
An introductory-level exhibit for those just getting acquainted with Linus Pauling.
The Pauling Catalogue
At six volumes The Pauling Catalogue is the definitive resource for scholars of Pauling and his era.