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SERIES Identifier: HOLLIS004386789

Biographical information on James Rodney Wood, Sr. and James Rodney Wood, Jr., 1904-1989, 1904-1989


  • 1904-1989

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

General note

This series features speeches, interviews, essays, clippings, correspondence, and miscellaneous publications that offer insight into the life, interests and work of James Rodney Wood, Sr. and Jr.. Materials include obituaries; comical biographies; speeches; correspondence; an essay on General Lafayette; three booklets entitled: The Judge's Sign Manual,The National Counterfeit Detector, and Post's Junior Detective Corps; and a three page document on the history and the purpose of the detective agency.

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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