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Guide to the Cyril Frank Elwell Papers, 1930-1961
Special Collections M0049  
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Description
These papers contain several versions of Elwell's autobiography, including one written under a pseudonym and correspondence with possible ghost writers, especially R. B. Stone. Also included are engineering papers, clippings, biographical materials, and correspondence.
Background
Cyril Frank Elwell, who earned his engineer's degree at Stanford University in 1908, was a pioneer engineer in radio-telegraph research and long-distance communications. Along with other Stanford engineers, he was active in early electronics firms in Palo Alto, California.
Extent
2 linear feet
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.
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None.