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,
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.
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