This folder contains correspondence, agreements, specifications, and other documents relating to the design and construction of Edison's West Orange laboratory. Most of the documents are addressed to Charles Batchelor, superintendent of construction. Included are letters from architects, contractors, construction companies, and suppliers. Some of the documents pertain to the replacement of H. Hudson Holly, the original architect of the laboratory, by Joseph H. Taft.
All of the documents have been selected. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.