This folder contains correspondence and other documents regarding Edison's opinions and widely publicized statements about immortality, theology, superstition, and related subjects. Also included are unsolicited letters, essays, and other writings on topics such as prophecies, the Bible, communications with the dead, mystical explanations of electricity, and the war in Europe. Most of the items for 1917 are marked for no answer. None of the letters bear any notations by Edison. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.