Legal Series -- Legal Department Records -- Phonograph -- Case Files
[QP031-F] International Graphophone Company v. Thomas A. Edison et al.
This folder contains material pertaining to the suit brought by the International Graphophone Co. against Edison, John F. Randolph, William E. Gilmore, the National Phonograph Co., the Edison Phonograph Works, and the Edison Manufacturing Co. in the New Jersey Court of Chancery. The case was initiated in January 1905 and involved the contractual and financial responsibilities of the Edison Phonograph Works, in which the International Graphophone Co. possessed stock. The selected items consist of the bill of complaint, Edison's answer, and a letter by Frank L. Dyer regarding the progress of litigation. Among the items not selected are exhibits, correspondence relating to the dividends of the Edison Phonograph Works, and other material concerning the suit and the eventual receivership of the International Graphophone Co.
Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.