This folder contains documents relating to Edison's personal and business finances. Included are bills and accounts pertaining to the purchase of library furniture as a birthday gift to Edison, along with a list of employee contributors and the amount donated by each.
Approximately 10 percent of the documents have been selected. The following categories of documents have not been selected: routine correspondence and other items concerning Edison's business and personal accounts; documents associated with Alfred O. Tate's personal accounts. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.