This folder contains documents relating primarily to the education of William Leslie Edison (1878-1937) at Trinity Preparatory School, which he attended during the period 1894-1897. Most of the items are letters and reports from John M. Hawkins, headmaster of the school. The letters criticize William for his irresponsibility, bad temper, and carelessness with money. There is also discussion of plans for William to enter Yale University after graduation.
Additional letters by William L. Edison can be found in the Charles Edison Fund Collection and the David E. E. Sloane Collection Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.