Edwin Hopkins Ford taught in the University of Minnesota School of Journalism from 1929 to his retirement in 1956.
From the description of Edwin Hopkins Ford papers, 1964. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63291844
Edwin Hopkins Ford was born in Mazeppa, Minnesota on June 7, 1891. He earned his B.A. from Stanford University in 1915, an M.A. in english from Harvard in 1927 and an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University in 1928. He was a reporter and copy editor for the Minneapolis Journal (1916-1917) before serving in the Navy during World War I. After the war, he worked in Seattle for the Post-Intelligencer until 1923. He held faculty positions at the University of Washington, Harvard and the University of Oregon before coming to Minnesota.
In 1929, Professor Ford joined the faculty of the school of journalism at the University of Minnesota. He originated coursework in the literary aspects of journalism and taught courses in the history of journalism and creative writing. He retired from the University in 1956. Professor Ford passed away on September 5, 1964.
From the guide to the Edwin Hopkins Ford papers, 1964, (University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives [uarc])