The selected items in this folder are from 1929 and 1931. They consist of correspondence from Marian Nichols (later de Marconnay), stepdaughter of Mary Miller Nichols, to her aunt Mina Miller Edison. The letters contain references to the travel, health, work, and celebrity of Thomas Edison, as well as visits at the Edison home in New Jersey. Also mentioned are the golden jubilee of the electric light in 1929, Marian’s attendance at the Edison Pioneer’s luncheon in 1931, and her philanthropic work for the New York Public Library.
Additional letters by Marian Nichols can be found in the Charles Edison Fund Collection. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.