Guide to the Gladys Wells Griffith Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
May 2011
Copyright © 2015 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.


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
Phone: (650) 725-1022

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.).

Collection Contents

Box 1