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Guide to the Cyril Frank Elwell Papers, 1930-1961 M0049
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Cyril Frank Elwell Papers
    creator: Elwell, C. F. (Cyril Frank)
    Identifier/Call Number: M0049
    Physical Description: 3 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1930-1961

    Scope and Contents Note:

    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.

    Biographical Note:

    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.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item], Cyril Frank Elwell Paper, M0049, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Publication Rights:

    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.


    Gift of Mrs. Cyril Frank Elwell, 1963

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    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Elwell, C. F. (Cyril Frank)