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William Jennings, Pioneer Work in Photography of Lightning, 1930

Pleased to Inform You

Jennings was notified of his recommendation for the Wetherill Medal and the placement of the advertisement in the Journal. After a month elapsed with no objection to his receipt of the award, congratulatory remarks were sent from The Franklin Institute. In a letter to the Secretary of The Franklin Institute after notification of the Committee's decision to award him the Wetherill Medal, Jennings expressed his warm thanks: "You may be sure I greatly appreciate this action by the oldest and foremost scientific institution in America."

Memo to McClenahan
Memo to McClenahan, can inform Jennings of Committee's recommendation for award, 12/11/1929. (514K)

Memo to McClenahan
Memo to McClenahan, can inform Jennings that advertisement
expired without objection and recommendation approved by Board of
Managers, 2/20/1930. (549K)

Secretary to Jennings
Secretary Letter to Jennings, notifying Jennings of the awarding of the Wetherill Medal, 1/31/1930. (1.6M)

Secretary to Jennings
Secretary Letter to Jennings, congratulating on awarding of Wetherill Medal, 3/7/1930. (1.7M)

Jennings to McClenahan
Jennings Letter to McClenahan, expressing thanks for awarding of the Wetherill Medal, 3/8/1930. (2.1M)