This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to Edison's friends and acquaintances. Among the correspondents for 1915 are General Electric executive Charles A. Coffin, cartoonist Bud Fisher, inventor Hiram S. Maxim, German industrialist Emil Rathenau, and longtime Edison associates William K. L. Dickson, Etienne de Fodor, Samuel Insull, and Edward H. Johnson. The correspondence with Dickson, Fodor, and Rathenau includes references to the war and to conditions in Great Britain, Hungary, and Germany.
Approximately 60 percent of the documents have been selected. The material not selected consists primarily of unsolicited correspondence and other routine items. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.