This folder contains correspondence from or about employees and former or prospective employees. Included are Edison's handwritten notes regarding various employees, requests by former employees for letters of recommendation, and letters about other personnel matters.
Approximately 20 percent of the documents have been selected. The following categories of documents have not been selected: routine requests for employment at the West Orange laboratory or company shops; routine letters of recommendations on behalf of prospective employees; interoffice notes relating to salaries and disposition of checks; correspondence regarding the estate of Frank McGowan, a former Edison employee; duplicate copies of selected documents. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.