This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to Edison's health and dietary habits. Among the documents for 1914 are items concerning Edisonâ€™s consumption of decaffeinated coffee, including a newspaper advertisement by the Kaffee Hag Corporation in which Edison is quoted. The correspondents include S. G. Bayne, president of the Seaboard National Bank in New York, and Horace L. Hotchkiss, a banker, stockbroker, and longtime Edison associate.
Less than 10 percent of the documents have been selected, including all items bearing substantive marginalia by Edison. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.