This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to both corporate and personal insurance. The selected items for 1918 pertain to the fire of December 29, 1917, in the Coal Tar Products Division at Silver Lake, New Jersey. The correspondents include Arthur C. Frost of the Insurance Service Dept. of Thomas A. Edison, Inc., and fire adjusters Miller & Maltbie.
Approximately 5 percent of the documents have been selected. The unselected material relates primarily to settlements with individual insurance companies for 1917 fire losses and includes lists of buildings, equipment, and product inventories. Also not selected are documents pertaining to insurance on the laboratory buildings, to home insurance, or to internal instructions issued by Frost. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.