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SERIES Identifier: HOLLIS004386789

Clippings of the Cases of James Rodney Wood Jr., 1778-1933

Scope and Contents

In box five, the materials compiled are newspaper clippings of "True Detective Stories from the New England Police Annals" which were presented daily by the Boston Evening American and the Boston Sunday Advertiser. The stories detailed crimes dating 1778 to 1933 and featured writers such as Win Brooks, Francis P. "Tip" O'Neill, John W. English, James J. Smith, Paul Whelton and Fred Perkins. The clippings number 1-118. Gaps between numbers do exist.


  • 1778-1933

Conditions Governing Access

Access to these papers is governed by the rules and regulations of the Harvard Law School Library. This collection is open to the public, but is housed off-site at Harvard Depository and requires 2-day advance notice for retrieval. Consult the Special Collections staff for further information.


14 boxes

Physical Location

Harvard Law School Library, Special Collections

Repository Details

Part of the Harvard Law School Library, Historical & Special Collections Repository

Harvard Law School Library's Historical & Special Collections (HSC) collects, preserves, and makes available research materials for the study of the law and legal history. HSC holds over 8,000 linear feet of manuscripts, over 100,000 rare books, and more than 70,000 visual images.

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