This folder contains correspondence and other documents pertaining to Thomas A. Edison, Inc. and to Edison's personal financial interests and investments. Among the items for 1917 are general financial statements relating to income and excess profits taxes, as well as summary reports for the various divisions within TAE Inc. Also included are detailed descriptions, prepared by treasurer Harry F. Miller, of each of the general accounts and outstanding sundry accounts.
Approximately 30 percent of the documents have been selected. The unselected material includes letters of transmittal and acknowledgment for checks; routine accounts; additional corporate financial statements not relating to Edison personally; routine correspondence between the Internal Revenue Service and the accounting firm of Lybrand, Ross Bros. and Montgomery about Edison's income taxes; and duplicates.
Additional financial documents for 1917 can be found in the Richard W. Kellow File (Legal Series).
Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.