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The Thomas A. Edison Papers is indebted to the many private and public foundations, corporations,
and individuals listed below that have supported our work.


National Historical Publications and Records Commission
New Jersey Historical Commission
Charles Edison Fund
Martinson Family Foundation
National Trust for the Humanities


Public Foundations

National Endowment for the Humanities
National Historical Publications and Records Commission
National Science Foundation
New Jersey Historical Commission

Private Foundations

Charles Edison Fund
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
The Hyde and Watson Foundation
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
Martinson Family Foundation
National Trust for the Humanities
New York Times Foundation

Corporations and Individuals

Alabama Power Company
Atlantic Electric
Association of Edison Illuminating Companies
Battelle Memorial Institute
The Boston Edison Foundation
Cabot Corporation Foundation, Inc.
Carolina Power & Light Company
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.
Consumers Power Company
Cooper Industries
Corning Incorporated
Duke Power Company
Entergy Corporation (Middle South Electric System)
Exxon Corporation
Florida Power & Light Company
General Electric Foundation
Gould Inc. Foundation
Gulf States Utilities Company
David and Nina Heitz
Hess Foundation, Inc.
Idaho Power Company
IMO Industries
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley H. Katz
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
Midwest Resources, Inc.
Minnesota Power
New Jersey Bell
New York State Electric & Gas Corporation
North American Philips Corporation
Philadelphia Electric Company
Philips Lighting B.V.
Public Service Electric and Gas Company
RCA Corporation
Robert Bosch GmbH
Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation
San Diego Gas and Electric
Savannah Electric and Power Company
Schering-Plough Foundation
Texas Utilities Company
Thomas & Betts Corporation
Thomson Grand Public
Westinghouse Foundation
Wisconsin Public Service Corporation