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Sanderson, Christian C. (Christian Carmack), 1882-1966
Extent: 100 linear feet
Christian Carmack Sanderson (1882-1966) was an historian, collector, teacher, musician, lecturer, and radio broadcaster, who spent most of his life in the area of Chadds Ford, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The Christian C. Sanderson collection, 1842-1966 (bulk 1900-1966), consists of Christian C. Sanderson's personal papers and the papers of his family members, as well as materials collected by him. It includes diaries, ephemera, notes, postcards, scrapbooks, slides and scripts from lectures given by Sanderson, artworks created by members of the Wyeth family, photographs, financial records, and more. (View full finding aid.)
Sharpless, Willard J., 1884-1959
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Willard Sharpless Jr. (1884-1959) was a blacksmith in Chadds Ford, Delaware County, Pennsylvania in the early 20th century. In 1944, one of his legs had to be amputated and Christian Sanderson, who rented the back portion of the house in which Sharpless lived, initiated a fundraising campaign to raise money for an artificial leg for Sharpless. The Willard Sharpless family papers, 1871-1936 (bulk 1927-1936), consist of daybooks, an account book, invoices, an autograph book, and a fundraising book tracking the donations for Sharpless's artificial leg. (View full finding aid.)