Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, lists, press releases, transcripts, notes, photographs, clippings, drafts of articles and speeches, financial and legal papers, brochures, pamphlets and other printed items, account books and other papers.
Primarily correspondence and other papers related to the many activities Wood was involved in. For a summary list of folders in the collection, arranged alphabetically by organization, institution, committee, etc. see folder list. This list includes links to fuller, more detailed descriptions of papers in the collection. In addition, a chronological checklist of organizations, etc., and an alphabetical index of selected correspondents in the collection appears at the end of this page.
Wood's correspondents included Jane Addams, Roger N. Baldwin, Ruth Standish Baldwin, W. E. B. DuBois, Hollis B. Frissell, Luther H. Gulick, George Edmund Haynes, Eugene Kinckle Jones, Fayette A. McKenzie, Robert R. Moton, Norman Thomas, Oswald Garrison Villard, Booker T. Washington, Margaret Washington and Carter G. Woodson, as well as many prominent Friends, including Joseph Allen Baker [Quaker?], Joshua L. Barton, Raymond Binford, Gilbert Bowles, Phillips Bradley, Henry J. Cadbury, Francis R. Cope, James G. Douglas, Anna Griscom Elkinton, J. Passmore Elkinton, John T. Emlen, Lewis Lyndon Hobbs, Allen D. Hole, William I. Hull, Rufus M. Jones, Thomas Elsa Jones, S. Edgar Nicholson, Elbert Russell, Alfred G. Scattergood, Anna Braithwaite Thomas, Wilbur K. Thomas, Benjamin F. Trueblood, George A. Walton, J. Barnard Walton, Gilbert White, Carolena M. Wood, Walter C. Woodward, Stanley R. Yarnall and many others.