Jane Stafford (1899-1991)

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 [SIA2009-3715]


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 Archivess


Persistent URL:Link to data base record


Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives


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