This folder contains correspondence and other documents concerning Edison's opinion on technical and other forms of education. The correspondents for 1918 include Daniel R. Hodgdon, director of the Newark Technical School, and Richard C. Maclaurin, president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Approximately 20 percent of the documents have been selected. The unselected items include requests for Edison's advice or assistance, which were routinely answered by his assistant William H. Meadowcroft; requests for donations; descriptions of education proposals sent to Edison; and items marked for no answer. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.