This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to electric lighting and power, the incandescent lamp, arc lighting, and the search for bamboo and other fibrous plants in Latin America. Some of the documents are by Arthur C. Payne and Frank McGowan, who conducted the fiber search in Latin America. Included also are letters from William Barr pertaining to the installation of electric lighting in his home in Llewellyn Park.
All of the documents have been selected. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.