This scrapbook covers the period 1876-1878. It contains clippings about the phonograph, other Edison acoustic devices, the telephone, and telegraph litigation involving Edison's quadruplex. There are also articles about Edison's Menlo Park laboratory. Miscellaneous items include a telegram from Norvin Green to Edison concerning the exhibition of the phonograph before the Society of Telegraph Engineers in London; a poem entitled "An Utterance by the Edison Phonograph"; an Edison memorandum about tellurium; circulars; electric pen advertisements; and testimonial letters for the "Papyrograph," a copier which competed with the electric pen. The book contains 110 numbered pages. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.