Correspondence, technical drawings, computations, patent materials, photographs, sketches and notes regarding electrical engineer's
Harold F. Elliott's prolific work as an inventor of various radio apparatus and as a consulting engineer with companies such
as the Federal Telegraph Company, the Galvin Manufacturing Corporation (Motorola, Inc.), the Victor Talking Machine Co., the
Hewlett-Packard Company, and, during World War II, at the Radio Research Laboratory at Harvard University. The papers also
contain personal materials belonging to and created by Elliott and his wife Winifred Estabrook Elliott.
Harold Farley Elliott was born in Durango, Colorado, on June 17, 1892, to Wilbur S. Elliott and Henrietta Farley Elliott.
Elliott's only sibling, Jean Elliott, was born in 1895. Elliott grew up in Prescott, Arizona and graduated from Prescott High
School in 1911. He then attended Stanford University, where he graduated in 1916 with his A.B. in Mechanical Engineering and
in 1925 with his Master's degree in Electrical Engineering.
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