This folder contains correspondence and other documents concerning the selection of music and songs. Some of the documents bear marginalia by Edison or otherwise indicate his direct involvement in the evaluation of music and songs. Included is correspondence with George Maxwell of G. Ricordi and Co. and Joseph M. Priaulx and other representatives of Charles H. Ditson and Co.
Approximately 50 percent of the documents have been selected. The unselected material consists of routine letters of transmittal, price quotes, and additional material concerning orders. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.