Jane Stafford (1899-1991)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-3721]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

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Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2009-3721

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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 U.S. 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 Women's National Press Club, 1949-1950.

Subject

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

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2009-3721

Repository Loc.

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

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Topic

  • Chemistry
  • Journalism, Scientific

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-3721]