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Fred Rochlin papers, 1943-2004, bulk 1993-2002
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Description
Fred Rochlin worked most of his life as an architect, and pursued artistic endeavors, including writing, upon retirement. Collection consists of materials related to Fred Rochlin's career as a monologist, artist, and writer.
Background
Fred Rochlin was born in 1923 and grew up outside Nogales, Arizona. After serving in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II, he earned a B. A. in architecture from the University of California Berkeley (1949). He apprenticed in the Los Angeles offices of architects Lloyd Wright and Charles Eames before founding Rochlin and Baran in 1952. After retiring from his architectural firm in 1986, to pursue artistic ventures, Rochlin wrote about his experiences serving in the Army Air Corps in World War II. His memoirs eventually became a stage performance and a book titled Old Man in a Baseball Cap. Rochlin died June 21, 2002 in Santa Monica, CA.
Extent
8.0 linear ft. (14 boxes and 6 flat boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.