Jane Swanson

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-3981]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1968

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2009-3981

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Summary

In 1968, medical technologist Jane Swanson was the first recipient of the Ivor Dunsford Memorial Award, given by the American Association of Blood Banks, for her discoveries at the Minneapolis Memorial Blood Bank, including several antigens (most notably the rare Pk antigen) and blood groups. She had a B.S. in medical technology from University of Minnesota. This photograph was distributed by the pharmaceutical firm Pfizer, which had funded the Ivor Dunsford Memorial Award as a tribute to the British scientist who pioneered in blood research.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2009-3981

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1968
  • Nov-68

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Topic

  • Medicine
  • Women scientists

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-3981]