This folder contains interoffice communications, meeting notices, orders, and other documents relating to the Edison Phonograph Works. Included are progress reports addressed to Edison by financial executive Stephen B. Mambert, describing the company's overall financial condition and the impact of new policies dictated by Edison. Several of the documents pertain to the acquisition of the Wisconsin Cabinet & Panel Co. in January 1917 and the subsequent transfer of its stock from Thomas A. Edison, Personal to the Edison Phonograph Works.
Approximately 30 percent of the documents have been selected. The unselected material consists of routine administrative and financial correspondence; handwritten production expense notes; and average weekly payroll reports.
Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.