Guide to the Gladys Wells Griffith Papers SCM0030

Finding aid prepared by Daniel Hartwig
Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305
Repository email:
May 2011

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.).

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