This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to the production and commercial development of motion picture films. Included are items pertaining to film stock and film copyrights; competition with the Armat Motion Picture Co. and the American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; and the exploitation of foreign markets. Among the correspondents are William E. Gilmore, vice president and general manager of the Edison Manufacturing Co.; John R. Schermerhorn, assistant general manager; F. K. Dolbeer, manager of the Credit Department; Walter S. Stevens, manager of the Foreign Department; James H. White, European sales manager of the Edison Manufacturing Co., Ltd.; and attorney Howard W. Hayes.
Approximately 75 percent of the documents have been selected. The items not selected consist primarily of memoranda from Hayes and from the law firm of Dyer, Edmonds & Dyer noting the progress of litigation.