Wood, James

Correspondence to and from James Wood regarding his dowsing and healing abilities. Correspondence on the Northern Oilfields Syndicate and a blueprint for unidentified apparatus. 1917 - 1950

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  Part 1

Folder 1. Correspondence 1913 - 1950.

1. Report and accompanying letter from Dominion Laboratory re oil sample from Rotorua Taupo District. 19 April 1940.

2. Letter from E.H. Little to James Wood re oil seepage and analysis. 27 June 1940.

3. Letter from Mason & Mason re Northern Oilfields Syndicate. 15 June 1938.

4. Letter from C.P. Todd to James Wood re acquiring shares in Northern Oilfields and progress at a bore. 3 November 1939.

5. Letter from Jas Wood to members of Northern Oilfields Syndicate re oil area in Kaipara and investment in Syndicate. 28 June 1938.

6. Northern Oilfields Ltd certificates (2) numbered 15546-15550 and 14891-1490 to James Wood. 20 November 1939.

7. Letter from N.I.W Brown to Mr Cumming re progress on bore. 7 October 1939.

8. Letter from W.A.Carter to Northern Oilfields Syndicate re progress on bores around Toka Toka. October 1935.

9. Copy of Statement in Lieu of Prospectus delivered for registration by Northern Oilfields Limited. 16 August 1938.

10. The prospects for commercial oil production in the area held under license by Northern Oilfields Ltd. 1 February 1939.

11. Letter from J.W. Carter to Mr Wood re Sally's progress with asthma treatment. 1 April 1947.

12. Article. "Wavelength of light"...

13. Letter to Uncle Jim from [Joyce Payne -wife of eldest maternal nephew to James Wood, and daughter in-law of James's elder sister Rosa] "Lynroy" Marsden Rd, Caragabal re family matters. [1939?]

14. Article. Information about metals giving off different sounds [n.d.]

15. Article. Is there a death ray? by J.B.S. Haldane, from NZ Listener 15 March [1940's]

16. Letter from Coral Smith to Uncle Jim re family matters. 26 December 1950. [daughter of James's niece Rita nee Payne and granddaughter of his elder sister Rosa]

17. Letter from Joyce Payne to Uncle Jim re family matters. 30 October 1950.

18. Letter and account of stock sale from Newton King to James Wood. 29 October 1948.

19. Letter from [?] "Raho Ruru" Featherston to Mr Wood re powers of locating objects. 13 November 1946.

20. Letter from Herbert E. Whitford to Mr Wood re excema in regard to milking cows. 8 October 1946.

21. Letter from A.T. Small to Mr Wood re psychic powers. 23 June 1946.

22. Letter and copy to NZ Refrigerating Co from Mr Wood re location of water on the Picton branch of above named co. 6 April 1946.

23. Letter to Mr Wood from Awatuna Cooperative Dairy Factory Co. Ltd re payment for locating bore site at Taungatara Factory. 3 March 1942.

24. Letter to Mr Wood from H M Robertson re his missing son. March 1942.

25. Letter from Jas Wood to Mrs Edwards re her son. 10 March 1942.

26. Letter to Mr Woods from R.B. Scott re psychic powers. 25 November 1939.

27. Letter from R & M.E. Wood [Mother] to Jim re family matters. 9 September 1938.

28. Typescript re Magnetism.

29. Loose page of letter re photographing a house?

30. Reference from Manager of Canterbury Farmers' Coop Assoc. to Manager, NZ Farmers Organization, Hawera regarding Mr James Wood. 29 August 1919.

31. Reference from Marlborough Electric Power board re Mr Wood's ability to submilt electrical shocks from his fingertips. 21 February 1944.

32. Letter from Ngaere School committee to Mr Wood thanking him for divining water on the school property. 17 November [19-?]

33. Certificate of enrolment for New Zealand Expeditionary Force Reserve for James Wood, 432/356. 31 March 1917.

34. Receipt from Mental Hospitals Dept to Mr J Wood for maintenance of Mrs R Wood. 18 august 1919.

35. Letter from Raymond, Raymond & Campbell, solicitors to James Wood re agreement of partnership with Robert Wood. 14 October 1913.

36. Articles on rays affecting cultures, by James Wood. [n.d.]

  Part 2

1. Envelope. Photographic negatives, unidentified.

2. Envelope. Photographic prints, unidentified.

3. Letter from A.J. Park, Patent Attorney, to James Wood re Lethbridge's provisional protection. 5 August 1941.

4. Blueprint diagram [fragile in clear file]

4. Blueprints from A.J.Park & son Patent Attorneys. Figs 1-5 (two copies) and figs 6-7.

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