Letters

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From Frederick L. Wood (b.1903), historian. Wood was the son of G.A. Wood.

238/1 24 Mar 1929, thanks for letters by an unidentified person, apparently recently deceased. Notes appointment of Ernest Jacob to Manchester, appointment of V. H. Galbraith at Balliol.

238/2 2 May 1936, has been working on a history of Australia, appointed to chair of history at Victoria University College, Wellington; opinion of Wellington, differences in NZ and Australian universities, remarking on the federal organization former's universities, which he dislikes.

238/3 24 Jan 1939, research, recent trip to Europe, interest in European economies, opinions on political climate; visited Oxford, news of family.

238/4 20 Feb 1940, his current research; views on the War; planning to set up a "Australian and New Zealand historical journal".

238/5 2 Dec 1940, war situation; includes suggestion that Tait may be serving on a conscientious objections tribunal, and Tait's work on "Herefordshire" mss. [i.e. Herefordshire Domesday].

Dated at: Repton, Derby & Victoria University College, Wellington, New Zealand.