This folder contains correspondence, agreements, and other documents relating to a waterproof, protective coating used on films manufactured by the Edison Manufacturing Co. and other licensees of the Motion Picture Patents Co. The selected items cover the years 1909-1910. Most of the correspondence is by Frederick K. Babson, Walter A. Daniels, and Frederick B. Thompson of the National Waterproof Film Co. and by George F. Scull of the Edison Manufacturing Co. and Motion Pictures Patent Co. Some of the documents relate to meetings with George Eastman of the Eastman Kodak Co., Jeremiah J. Kennedy of the American Mutoscope & Biograph Co. and General Film Co., William N. Selig of the Selig Polyscope Co., and George K. Spoor of the Essanay Film Manufacturing Co.
Approximately 20 percent of the documents have been selected. The unselected documents include directors' minutes; financial statements; patent applications and drawings; and an agreement involving Babson, Daniels, and Thompson.