Jane Stafford (1899-1991)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-0886]

Creator: Stafford, Jane

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

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

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Summary

Although she had majored in chemistry at Smith College, Jane Stafford (1899-1991) spent most of her career communicating about medicine. She worked at the American Medical Association before joining Science Service as medical editor and writer in 1927, where she covered some of the most important discoveries and people in medical research until leaving to work at the National Institutes of Health in 1956. Well-respected by her fellow journalists, she served as president of the National Association of Science Writers in 1945 and the Womens National Press Club, 1949-1950.

Subject

  • Stafford, Jane 1899-1991
  • Smith College
  • Science Service
  • American Medical Association
  • National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
  • National Association of Science Writers
  • Women's National Press Club (U.S.)

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

Topic

  • Journalism, Scientific
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Journalism, Scientific

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-0886]

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