This scrapbook covers the period August 1880-May 1885 and contains clippings relating to electric lighting, electric railways, and ore separation processes. Some of the clippings concern the rivalry between gas and electric illumination. There are also clippings pertaining to Edison's competitors, Hiram S. Maxim and William E. Sawyer. Some of the material is in French, German, and Spanish. The spine is labeled "T. A. Edison. No. 45." The book contains 133 numbered pages.
Blank pages: 25-26, 29-32, 55-133. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.