Special Collections Series -- William H. Meadowcroft Papers -- Reminiscences by Edison
D. Book Number 2 (ca. 1907)
This document is a photocopy of an undated notebook from around 1907. The first two pages contain a prefatory memorandum by William H. Meadowcroft, dated January 9, 1920, recounting the preparation and use made of this material between 1907 and 1910. The following entries are all in Edison's hand. Pages 3-68 include narrative passages and brief references to various anecdotes. Pages 69-77 bear the title "Martin's Questions" and contain Edison's answers to questions prepared by T. Commerford Martin. The entries on pages 78-98 consist of biographical episodes, anecdotes, and brief references to inventions. The book contains 98 numbered pages. The original manuscript is at the Edison Winter Home in Fort Myers, Florida. The archives of the Edison National Historical Park holds a negative photostat, along with a more complete typescript of Martin's questions without answers by Edison.