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The documents in this series cover the years 1886-1946, although most are from 1911-1931. They consist primarily of letters to and from Edison's second wife, Mina Miller Edison. Other correspondents include Thomas Edison, the six children from his two marriages, and various members of the Miller family. The correspondence contains numerous references to Thomas Edison’s health, travel, and work; his homes in West Orange, New Jersey, and Fort Myers, Florida; his parental and spousal roles; and the roles of his sons in his companies. In addition to correspondence exchanged by family members, there are letters from clubs, societies, and other organizations in which Mina Edison was involved; requests for financial assistance; appeals to influence her husband; and thank-you notes. Also included are items pertaining to the estates of Thomas and Mina Edison. The documents are arranged in two groups that parallel the two archival record groups at the Edison National Historical Park: (1) Charles Edison Fund Collection; and (2) Edison Family Papers. Finding aids are available. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.