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Sidney Rochelson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00.0665

Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters written by Sidney Rochelson to his parents while he was attending medical school in the 1930s, while he was attending Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, during World War II, and the remainder of his life. Also incuded are letters to and from his wife Martha while he served as a surgeon with the 624th Medical Clearance Company in the European Theater of Operations during World War II.


  • Created: 1933-1992
  • Other: Date acquired: 10/12/2000


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical / Historical

Sidney Rochelson was born in New York on June 1, 1910 and served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps as a surgeon during World War II.  He served in the European Theater of Operations with the 624th Medical Clearance Company during the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944. After the war, he resided in California and passed away on August 14, 1992 in Los Angeles, CA. He is buried along with his wife Martha at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Long Beach, CA.


2 boxes

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Custodial History

Transferred from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience to FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives in July 2022.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gifted by Susan Gross, Sidney Rochelson's daughter.

Sidney Rochelson papers
Jan-Ruth Mills
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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