Ivon Watkins-Dow Ltd
Company minutes for Ivon Watkins Ltd and associated companies and subsidaries. Staff publications, advertising, product information and publications associated with the agrichemical distributor and manufacturer. 1947 - 1996
Register of Directors, Shareholders, Minutes. Oct 1952-Dec 2003
Ivon Watkins staff superannuation fund minute book. May 1955-Jul 1963
Ivon Watkins Register of members. May 1953 – Sept 1953
Register of shareholders no. 11. 1952 - 1955
Land Spray Services Ltd minute book. October 1964-May 1975
Landspray Services (Rotorua) Ltd. - Resolutions. August 1970 – May 1975
Landspray Services Ltd. Shareholders register. 1964 - 1971
Landspray Services (Rotorua) Ltd. Shareholders register. 1968-1971
J.H. Barbour & Son Ltd. Minute book. June 1947 – June 1962
Folder. J.H. Barbour & Son Ltd. Minutes. 1 June 1962 - 23 May 1975
Soil Sterilisation Services Ltd. - Resolutions. August 1970 – May 1975
Folder. Sale of IWD detergent manufacturing plant to Chemical Manufacturing Co. Ltd. 1977
Magnetic tape recording. 25 years celebrations. Featuring Mr W.G. Watts, Chairman of Directors ; Mr H.G. Lang, Secretary of the Treasury ; Mr Dan A. Watkins, Managing Director. 29 October 1969.
CD-R copy. Converted to digital recording 8 September 2009
Register of shareholders no. 11. 1953 - 1956
Register of directors (shareholders) no. 9. 1951 - 1973
Blades Chemicals. Resolutions. March 1970-May 1975
Fumigation Services Ltd. Shareholders register. 1970 - 1972
Kiwi Borer Co. - Resolutions. December 1970 – May 1975
Kiwi Borer Co. Ltd. Share register. 1970 - 1972
Vegetation Control Ltd. Shareholders register. 1970-1976
Soil Sterilisation Services. Shareholders register. 1970-1972
Blades’ Chemicals Ltd. Shareholders register. 1970-1972
Ivon Watkins Ltd. Share transfer register. 1960-1963
Pest & Plant Control Ltd. Directors’ minute book and list of directors. 1947-1962
Agricultural Services (NZ) Ltd. Minute book, share register, register of Directors. December 1955 - December 1961
Vegetation Control Ltd. Resolutions. September 1970 - November 1980
Vegetation Control Ltd. Minute book and share register. April 1964 - June 1969
Vegetation Control Ltd. Minute book. August 1969- September 1970
Fumigation Services Ltd. Resolutions. September 1970 - November 1980
Ivon Watkins Ltd. Manual of weed and pest control. Ivon Watkins Ltd., Technical Division. c.1960
Ivon Watkins-Dow Ltd. Manual of weed and pest control. c.1964
Folder.Ivon Watkins and Ivon Watkins-Dow. Weed and pest control manuals. 1957 - 1970
Folder.Ivon Watkins-Dow. Weed and pest control manual. 1978
Annual Report. Ivon Watkins Ltd. 1955 - 1963
Annual Report. Ivon Watkins-Dow Ltd. 1964 - 1986
Booklet. Dioxin: Dioxin. The thinking persons guide to a chemical controversy. Ivon Watkins-Dow Ltd. 1985
Booklet. DowElanco. A profile. ca.1990
Publication. Pacific Friends. September 1973, no. 5. Includes article "IWD joins the Dow family".
Tape recording. Interview with Don Brash, aged 90 years. 14 December 2006. Discusses Ivon Watkins Ltd. 1944-1960. Interviewer Allen Smith
Typescript. The IWD Years.
Typescript. Reorganisation. Notes by D A Watkins. 20 May 1964
Staff information sheet on planning and implementing Field Days and Farmer Meetings. 12 October 1966
Memorandum of association and articles of association of Ivon Watkins Ltd. 1960
Memorandum of association and articles of association of Ivon Watkins Ltd. 1964
Poster (2). Named photographs and job title of the Agricultural Chemical Sales Division team 1965 and 1967
Speech notes. Staff meeting 29 April 1958. Mr D A Watkins. Outlines company history.
Typescript. Reorganization 1970. Release to staff. D A Watkins. 23 February 1969
Transcript for a radio interview between Dan Watkins and Mrs L.Swindall, NZBC. 13 October 1970.
Typescript. Marketing Dinner 4 April 1979. List of participants
Letter. Photocopy of letter from Nelson Johnston to Dr George Mason regarding the formation of Ag Serrians, a group of ex-staff wanting to document the history of Ivon Watkins-Dow Ltd.7 April 1983
Mailing list. Undated
Marketing mailing list. 1983-1984
IW Book mailing list. 30 December 1996 (amended 24 April 1997)
IW Book 4 and IW Book 6. Prompting list of topics and a chronolgical list of directors 1957 - 1986.
Life and times of Paritutu. Ivon Watkins-Dow Ltd. ca.1967 (2 copies)
Booklet. IWD. Staff handbook. ca. 1968
Booklet. An introduction to Ivon Watkins Dow. Staff handbook. ca. 1975
Booklet. Welcome to Ivon Watkins-Dow Ltd. Employee relations Division. c.1980's
Booklet. Ivon Watkins-Dow Ltd. Our company. Guiding principles and core values. 1987
Booklet. Safe driving handbook. Ivon Watkins-Dow Ltd. 1984
Booklet. Your pay at DowElanco. ca. 1990
Booklet. DowElanco. Code of conduct policies. 1996
Booklet. DowElanco. Partnerships on the land. DowElanco (NZ) Ltd. c1990
Booklet. The service award program. DowElanco. Undated.Service Award brochure .
Booklet. Offer by Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals (N.Z.) Limited to purchase the ordinary shares of Ivon Watkins-Dow Limited. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals (N.Z.) Ltd., 1987
Folder. Material collected by Allen Smith, employee of IWD and DowElanco. 1983 - 1996. Includes 'Stories and yarns from the late 1950's to retirement' compiled by Allen Smith.
Weedone Spray Chart (2). Ivon Watkins Ltd. ca.1950
Ivon Watkins-Dow technical bulletins. 1977 - 1984
DowElanco. Product Guide. 2nd (1991) and seventh (1996) editions.
Booklet. Forestry establishment from pasture : Spot spraying release programme. DowElanco. 1992
Pasture renovation technical data brochure / compiled by the Technical Staff, Agricultural Chemicals Group, I.C.I. (N.Z.) Ltd. in collaboration with L.W. Blackmore. ICI New Zealand Ltd, 1964
Journal. Down to Earth. Issue vol. 35, no. 1. Fall 1978. Contains article "The 1978 update of 2,4,5-T".
Booklet. Pasture renovation in Winter rainfall areas and phalaris establishment. ICI. ca.1960
Table. Chemical weed control in drains and waterways by injection with 'Paraquat'. ICI Ltd. ca.1960
Booklet. Hill country gorse control / by P.S. Ferens. 3rd ed., 1961
Booklet. A guide to herbicide use in forestry establishment. DowElanco. 1994.
Product price lists. 1970-1997
Booklet. Institute of Noxious Plant Officers Inc. A brief history. 1950-1992
Agricultural spray operators handbook. Ivon Watkins Ltd. ca.1960
Operator's manual. The Sprayrite range. Ivon Watkins-Dow Ltd. [Imperial measurement]. ca.1970
Sprayrite operators hand book [metric]. Ivon Watkins-Dow. ca;.1980
Operator's manual. The Sprayrite range. Moller Industries Ltd. [metric]. ca.1980
Booklet. Aerial spraying : a guide to the application of agricultural chemicals from the air / [presented by Technical Service Department, Research Division, Ivon Watkins-Dow Ltd.] Ivon Watkins-Dow, 1983
Proceedings Master Distributors' Conference. Ivon Watkins 1958
Proceedings Master Distributors' Conference. Ivon Watkins 1959
Folder. Weedone. Master Distributors' Conference 24-25 May 1960. Agenda ; Ladies' Dinner menu (includes signatures of participants) at Imperial Hotel, New Plymouth ; Weedone Service Dinner at the Criterion Hotel, New Plymouth.
Advertising. Product mailers. IWD.
Folder. Weed & pest control manual. Schedules and labels. Vol. 1. 1970's.
Service : a review of agricultural and chemical progress. Ivon Watkins, Spring 1956 - Autumn 1973. [Missing years 1962 - 1967]. Two bound volumes.
Booklet. A closer look at the pesticide question for those who want the facts / [by Henry V. Lewert]. Dow Chemical Co., 1976
AGCARM review / published by Agricultural Chemical & Animal Remedies Manufacturers’ Federation of New Zealand. Issue no. 2, October 1978. Article Opening address to 31st annual conference NZ Weed and Pest Control Society by D A Watkins.
2,4,5-T: Setting the Record Straight.Dow Today ; commentary by John E. Donalds. Dow Chemical Company. 29 June 1979
Reprint. The Ivon Watkins-Dow case for 2,4,5-T : don’t cry wolf about 2,4,5-T when there isn’t one. Ivon Watkins-Dow, 1980
Paper. Assessment of toxic hazards of the herbicide 2,4,5-T in New Zealand : synopsis of presentations made to the Royal Society of New Zealand on the occasion of the Fellows’ Annual Meeting, 21 May 1980. Royal Society of New Zealand, 1980
Reference paper. The Status of 2,4,5-T Herbicide and the TCDD Dioxin, 1978. Ivon Watkins-Dow, 1978.
Report. The phenoxy herbicides. 2nd ed. Council for Agricultural Science and Technology, 1978.
Report. How risky are pesticides? Barrons, K.C. Jan 1987. Reprinted by Ivon Watkins-Dow in the interest of public communication.
Folder. IWD Product Information bulletins. 1980's.
Folder.IWD and DowElanco Product Information bulletins. 1980's.
Circular. Staff redundancies at Ivon Watkins-Dow. 7 August 1986
DowElanco (NZ) Ltd. Retirement plan for employees. June 1996
Folder 1. Newspaper clippings, photographs, ephemera.
Folder 2. 25 Year Celebrations 29 October 1969. Copies of addresses, photographs, ephemera.
Folder 3. Minutes. Ivon Watkins salaried officers association. 1955 - 1959
Folder 4. Office humour. Letters and envelopes mis-addressed to Ivon Watkins Ltd. 1949-1964 ; early social engagement with the BNZ [Bank of New Zealand]
Journals and newsletters:
Folder 5. Ivon Watkins Staff newsletter. 1957 - 1959
Enclosure. Copy of cartoon by Pat Barnard?. Caption "Melvyn always was the scientific type'. Depicts man on a tractor spraying from a IW drum while two cowboys on horseback watch across the fence.
Paritutu. IW house magazine. 1961-1964?
IWD Newsfront. For and about Ivon Watkins-Dow people. Sept. 1960 - Dec. 1973
IWD In and About. 1974 - 1987
IWD Formula. Product news from Ivon Watkins-Dow Ltd. Winter 1984 ; Winter 1985 (two issues)
Enclosure. Promotional material including notepads, labels.
IWD Quality Safety health news. 1987 - 1988 (3 issues)
Folder. Retirement and pension fund documents.
Programme. Dow AgroSciences Seventieth Celebration Dinner. 8 March 2014.