Jane Stafford (1899-1991)

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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.)

Type: Black-and-white photographs

Topic: Chemistry
     Journalism, Scientific

Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-3721]

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

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

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Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives

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