This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to the business of the Edison United Phonograph Co. Included are documents concerning the reorganization of the company and its relationship with the Edison Phonograph Works, the National Phonograph Co., the International Graphophone Co., and the Edison-Bell Phonograph Corporation, Ltd. There are also letters regarding the introduction of a new multiplex phonograph and the election of Stephen F. Moriarty as company vice president. Much of the correspondence is by G. N. Morison, secretary of the company. Most of the letters are addressed to Moriarty.
Approximately 80 percent of the documents have been selected. The following categories of documents have not been selected: items regarding meeting arrangements, Moriarty's personal affairs, and phonograph patents in Peru and Brazil; untranslated foreign-language documents; items that duplicate the information in selected material. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.