This folder contains correspondence and other documents concerning Edison's health and dietary habits. Among the documents for 1912 are letters discussing the influence on Edison's diet of Luigi Cornaro, a sixteenth-century Venetian author, architect, and humanist. Also included is a letter from Charles R. Huntley, treasurer of the Buffalo and Niagara Falls Electric Light and Power Co.
Approximately 5 percent of the documents have been selected. The following categories of documents have not been selected: unsolicited circulars, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings; letters attributing erroneous information about Edison's health or diet; and correspondence receiving no reply from Edison. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.