This folder contains documents relating to Edison's real estate transactions, including land owned by him or offered to him for sale. Among the documents for 1917 are items referring to attempts to dispose of Edison's unwanted storage battery plant at Glen Ridge, New Jersey. There are also references to Edison's recently purchased land on the Newark Meadows in Kearny, New Jersey, and to his lack of any immediate plans to erect factory buildings on the property.
Approximately 20 percent of the documents have been selected. The unselected items include documents relating to tax payments; unsolicited offers of land or services for sale; inquiries about Edison's land holdings at Menlo Park; and documents pertaining to the building at 10 Fifth Ave. in New York City, which was owned by Mina Miller Edison and leased to Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.