This folder contains documents, primarily correspondence, covering a variety of subjects. Some of the material relates to personal matters. Documents that deal with more than one subject or that do not fall under the main subject categories are also filed in this folder. Among the items for 1897 are letters regarding an honorary degree from the Western University of Pennsylvania, Edison's endorsement of a book on electricity by William H. Meadowcroft, the unauthorized use of Edison's name in another publication, and health problems resulting from overexposure to x-rays.
All of the documents have been selected. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.