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Guide to the Gladys Wells Griffith Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SCM0030
    Creator: Griffith, Gladys Wells, 1883-
    Title: Gladys Wells Griffith papers
    Dates: circa 1950-1963
    Physical Description: 0.02 Linear feet (4 items)
    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

    Administrative Information


    Custodial History

    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.

    Access Terms

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