[This note covers the entire Miscellaneous Legal File for Part III.]
The documents in this file relate primarily to the phonograph. Many of the items pertain to the legal affairs of the various Edison companies, including the Edison Phonograph Works, the North American Phonograph Co., the Edison Phonograph Toy Manufacturing Co., the Edison United Phonograph Co., and the Automatic Phonograph Exhibition Co. Included also are items pertaining to electric lighting, ore milling, and motion pictures. Some family-related material, especially regarding the estate of Mary Stilwell Edison, can also be found in this file. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.