This folder contains correspondence, agreements, articles of incorporation, and other documents relating to the business of the Edison Machine Works in New York City, which manufactured dynamos and large electric motors for the Edison electric light system. Some of the documents deal with the formation of the Edison Shafting Manufacturing Co. Related material can be found in D-8432 (Electric Light -- Edison Shafting Manufacturing Co.).
Approximately 90 percent of the documents have been selected. The following categories of documents have not been selected: routine correspondence relating to accounts, orders, and shipping; lists of materials; duplicate copies of selected documents. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.