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Sanderson Family

  • Family

The Sanderson family lived in Grinnell in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Catherine primarily stayed in Grinnell while her husband Ben and daughter Sadie traveled along the East Coast working and visiting family. When Sadie grew older, she married D.A. Brooks and moved to Minnesota. Her daughter Mabel grew up with aspirations to become a dancer, and spent time in New York and L.A. The letters also include correspondence from Elias and Vince (?) (Ben's brothers), Sarah (Catherine's sister), Edna (Sadie's cousin), Orison (Sadie's cousin and Elias's son), James (Sadie's brother), and unidentified individuals named Roger, Jas, Ella, and Etta.

Sarbaugh, John E.

  • Person

A group of WWII veterans went to Crete and sailed the Landing Ship Tank to Mobile, Alabama for the restoration. They arrived in Mobile on January 10, 2001.

Sarbaugh, Mary Ellen Appleby

  • Person

Mary Ellen Sarbauagh donated her papers to Grinnell College April 1995. Most are undated but probably were written 1985-95.

Scheve, Edward B.

  • Person
  • 1865-1924

Edward Benjamin Scheve was born in Herford, Germany in 1865 and came to the United States around 1890, first to Rochester NY and then to Grinnell, IA in 1906. He was a successful composer and served on the music faculty at Grinnell College from 1906 until his death in 1924. In announcing his death, the college alumni publication, Grinnell and You, stated "He was a great teacher, a great organist, and a great composer. He made Grinnell musical, and any future history of the college and the town will number him among the real founders of Grinnell"

Searchlight Club

The Searchlight Club was organized as a reading circle in the summer of 1892 by six Grinnell women. Originally called the "Reading Club", its name was changed at the suggestion of Rev. George White to "Searchlight Club", since its members were "searching for the light" through study of history, current events, and fine arts. Their first constitution was drafted in 1896.

Selden Lincoln Whitcomb (Class of 1887)

  • Person

Seldon Whitcomb was born in Grinnell, Iowa, graduated from Grinnell College in 1887, and was professor of English at the college from 1895-1905. Additionally he was a poet and a writer.

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