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Daniel Rochford Collection M/A 1998.01.01

Daniel Rochford Collection M/A 1998.01.01

Creator:Rochford, Daniel, 1900-1996
Title: Daniel Rochford Collection
Quantity: 1.0 boxes
Repository: James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library


Daniel Rochford was born in 1900 in Minnesota, and he attended Minneapolis public schools. He graduated from Yale College in 1921 and completed two years at Harvard Law School. He then became a writer and journalist for various newspapers and magazines, including the Boston Transcript. During WWII, he headed the Target Area Control for the Overseas Branch, Office of War Information. He worked for Standard Oil circa 1945-1962. One of the positions he held while employed by Standard Oil was as a management employee communication advisor. He died in 1996.

Collection Description

One box. The Daniel Rochford collection includes biographical information, diaries from 1916-1918, correspondence from 1932, 1949-1958, personal writings, and other memorabilia.

Related Material

See also SCMC Photos: Portraits: Rochford, Daniel.

See also SCMC Vertical File: Biography: Rochford, William E.

Subject Headings


Businessmen -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis.
Journalists -- Correspondence -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis.

Table of Contents

Biographical 1958 -- Box 1, Folder 1
Clubs and Organizations, ephemera 1961-1984 -- Box 1, Folder 2
Clubs and Organizations, Torrington Foreman newsletter 1950 -- Box 1, Folder 3
Correspondence 1932, 1949-1950 -- Box 1, Folder 4
Writings 1931 -- Box 1, Folder 5
Diaries 1916-1918 -- Box 1, Folder 6

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