This folder contains correspondence with individuals and groups planning to meet with Edison, arranging for others to meet him, or thanking Edison for a recent visit. Among the items for 1918 are letters relating to visits by officers of the Imperial Japanese Army, the Argentine Naval Commission, and the French Army's elite Blue Devils unit. Also included is correspondence pertaining to visits by Meletios Metaxakis, the Metropolitan of Athens, and by Italian journalist, Countess Maria A. Loschi.
Approximately 30 percent of the documents have been selected. The unselected items include requests from prospective inventors, fans, and educational groups, many of which were declined by Edison or received routine replies stating that he was too busy or away. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.