This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to automobiles and the use of storage batteries in electric vehicles. Many of the items for 1911 are unsolicited requests for Edison's advice and assistance. There are also several letters pertaining to automobiles owned by Edison and his family. The correspondents include William C. Anderson of the Anderson Carriage Co., A. H. Charles Dalley of the Electric Carriage & Battery Co., A. T. Smith of the Packard Motor Car Co., and representatives of the Simplex Automobile Co.
Less than 10 percent of the documents have been selected. The unselected material consists primarily of promotional items and unsolicited correspondence. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.