Donald Worner Griffin papers, 1922-1988.


Griffin, Donald Worner. Donald Worner Griffin papers, 1922-1988.

Donald Worner Griffin papers, 1922-1988.

Consists of the personal correspondence and clippings of Donald Worner Griffin '23. Much of the material pertains to his fundraising efforts among Class of 1923 alumni. Also present are handwritten notes and letters from president Robert F. Goheen and his wife, with whom Griffin was close friends.

1.42 linear ft. (2 boxes)

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