This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to the business of the North American Phonograph Co. Included are documents concerning stock transactions, the relationship of the company to the Edison Phonograph Works and subsidiary phonograph companies, and the advertising and distribution of phonographs and cylinder recordings. Among the correspondents are Jesse H. Lippincott, president of the company, and Thomas R. Lombard, vice president.
Approximately 50 percent of the documents have been selected. The following categories of documents have not been selected: letters of transmittal and other routine business correspondence; duplicate copies of selected documents; documents that duplicate information in selected material. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.