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Enrico Fermi: Atomic Energy, 9147

Testimony

The Franklin Institute sought recommendations from several people on candidates being considered for the Franklin Medal. The three physicists in the running for the award were: Fermi, P.W. Bridgman, and M.A. Tuve. Read the testimonies on this page.

Pierce Testimony

G.W. Pierce Letter, to John Frazer, Comments and recommendations on each candidate for the Franklin Medal, 8/4/1946. (823K)

Pierce Acknowledgement

Letter from John Frazer's Secretary to G.W. Pierce, Acknowledging receipt of attached comments on candidates for the Franklin Medal award, 8/6/1946. (1.2M)

Smyth Testimony

Charles P. Smyth Letter, to John Frazer, Comments and recommendations on each candidate for the Franklin Medal, 8/5/1946. (1.5M)

Compton Testimony

Arthur H. Compton Letter, to John Frazer, Comments and recommendations on each candidate for the Franklin Medal, 8/10/1946. (1.5M)
Page 2 (1.2M)

Lawrence Testimony

Ernest O. Lawrence Letter, to John Frazer, Statement describing the achievements of M.A. Tuve, 7/18/1946. (1.4M)
Page 2 (1.6M)

Page 3 (E. Segre describes Fermi's achievements) (1.8M)

Page 4 (E.M. McMillan describes P.W. Bridgman's achievements) (1.5M)

DuBridge Testimony

Lee A. DuBridge Letter, to John Frazer, Comments and recommendations on each candidate for the Franklin Medal, 7/10/1946. (2.0M)
Page 2 (1.4M)