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Guide to the Gladys Wells Griffith Papers SCM0030
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  • Custodial History note
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  • Title: Gladys Wells Griffith papers
    Identifier/Call Number: SCM0030
    Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 4.0 item(s)
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1950-1963
    creator: Griffith, Gladys Wells, 1883-
    creator: Griffith, Gladys Wells,, 1883-

    Custodial History note

    Gift of Frank Griffith.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Gladys Wells Griffith was the daughter of Nora Stanford Wells and granddaughter of Charles Stanford, brother of Leland Stanford.

    Scope and Contents note

    Papers consist of Griffith's reminiscences of her relief work after a tornado in Omaha in 1912 and the story of a widow there who remembered Griffith's grandfather Charles Stanford in Schenectady, NY; a photograph of Griffith and Henry Hornbostel, c. 1950; and a note to her son Frank Griffith from George A. Neal, 1963, regarding the reminiscences.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Griffith, Frank.
    Griffith, Frank.
    Hornbostel, Henry, 1867-1961
    Hornbostel, Henry,, 1867-1961.
    Stanford family.
    Stanford, Charles, 1819-1885.
    Omaha (Neb.)--Tornadoes.
    Stanford family.
    Tornadoes--Omaha (Neb.).