This folder contains interoffice communications and other documents relating to the organization and administration of Thomas A. Edison, Inc., a large corporation that encompassed Edison's phonograph-related businesses and several others. Some of the documents also deal with other Edison companies, such as the Edison Kinetophone Co. and the Compania Edison Hispano Americana. Among the items for 1919 is a communication from Henry Lanahan of the Legal Dept. regarding a law suit arising out of the settlement of William Fox's "treble damage suit" against the Motion Picture Patents Co. Also included is a communication from Edison to executives Charles Edison and Stephen B. Mambert concerning a fiscal responsibility "policy," along with a list of company employees and their telephone extensions. The correspondents include James Millar of the Export Division, and F. J. Riker of the Power Service Division.
Approximately 50 percent of the documents have been selected. The material not selected consists of a few routine business documents and duplicates of the selected items. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.