Elizabeth Lee Hazen (1888-1975) and Rachel Brown (1898-1980)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-3566]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-White Prints

Date: 10/28/1955

Citation: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Summary

In 1950, microbiologist Elizabeth Lee Hazen (1888-1975) and chemist Rachel Brown (1898-1980), Division of Laboratories and Research, New York State Department of Health, Albany, developed an effective antifungal agent (nystatin) for yeast infections. This photograph was distributed in 1955 when Hazen and Brown were given the first Squibb Award for achievements in chemotherapy.

Subject

  • Hazen, Elizabeth Lee 1888-
  • Brown, Rachel 1898-1980
  • New York (State) Department of Health

Cite as

Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

10/28/1955

Restrictions & Rights

All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email OSIAREF@si.edu)

Topic

  • Chemistry
  • Chemotherapy
  • Women scientists
  • Microbiology

Form/Genre

Black-and-White Prints

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-3566]