RATCHFORD, William Richard, 1934-2011


Guide to Research Collections

University of Connecticut Libraries
Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center
Storrs, CT
Papers: ca.1961-1986, 200 linear feet.
The collection contains the records of William Ratchford’s congressional career and includes correspondence, reports, studies, press releases, speeches, photographs, scrapbooks and multimedia. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.


University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Sound Tape Reel: 1982, 3 commercials on 1 sound tape reel.
The commercials were used during William Richard Ratchford’s campaign for the 1982 U.S. congressional election in District 5 of Connecticut, Democratic Party.


University of Pennsylvania
Special Collections, Van Pelt Library
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: 1982, 1 item.
Correspondence between William Ratchford and Marian Anderson written in 1982.