Guide to Billy Malone, "The Early History of the Magnavox Company" SCM0132

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Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University Libraries.
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Title: Billy Malone, "The Early History of the Magnavox Company"
Identifier/Call Number: SCM0132
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 volume(s)
Date: 1989
Summary: One of the founders of the Magnavox Company was Edwin S. Pridham, who graduated from Stanford University in May 1909 with an a.b. in physics. Prior to the founding of Magnavox in March 1911, Pridham worked with Cyril Elwell, a 1907 Stanford graduate, on his wireless radio transmitter in Palo Alto. Other subjects covered in this history include the company's research in Napa, California, the invention of the loudspeaker, anti-noise systems used by the military, and the company's facility in Oakland, California.
creator: Malone, Billy.
creator: Malone, Billy.

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Billy Malone, "The Early History of the Magnavox Company" (SCM0132). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Description of the Collection

One of the founders of the Magnavox Company was Edwin S. Pridham, who graduated from Stanford University in May 1909 with an a.b. in physics. Prior to the founding of Magnavox in March 1911, Pridham worked with Cyril Elwell, a 1907 Stanford graduate, on his wireless radio transmitter in Palo Alto. Other subjects covered in this history include the company's research in Napa, California, the invention of the loudspeaker, anti-noise systems used by the military, and the company's facility in Oakland, California.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Elwell, C. F. (Cyril Frank), 1884-1963
Elwell, C. F., ((Cyril Frank),), 1884-1963.
Magnavox Government and Industrial Electronics Company..
Magnavox Government and Industrial Electronics Company.
Malone, Billy.
Pridham, Edwin Stewart, 1881-1963.
Stanford Alumni Association
Stanford University--Alumni.
Electronic industries--California.
Electronics industry--California.

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