This folder contains correspondence and other documents by and about Edison's oldest son, Thomas A. Edison, Jr. Included are letters from Edison Jr. to his friend, Edward J. Redington, regarding a camping trip to the Adirondacks. Also included is a letter requesting that Redington tutor him so that he can enter college in the fall of 1898. In addition, there are items pertaining to Thomas Edison's financial support for his son. At the end of the folder is an undated essay on etiquette.
Approximately 40 percent of the documents have been selected. The documents not selected are primarily personal letters to Thomas A. Edison, Jr. from Redington and other friends and acquaintances. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.