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

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
November 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SCM0132
Creator: Malone, Billy.
Creator: Malone, Billy.
Title: Billy Malone, "The Early History of the Magnavox Company"
Dates: 1989
Physical Description: 0.02 Linear feet (1 volume)
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.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

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Cite As

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.

Access Terms

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


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