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Sanders, Cora Davis (c. 1910-April 27, 2002)



  • Existence: c. 1910 - April 27, 2002


Cora Davis Sanders was born near Haviland, Kansas, to Melvin E. and Grace Fulk Davis. Her early life centered in a rural community attending Eaton Rural School and Prairie Flower Friends Church. After finishing her college education, Sanders taught primary school in Kiowa County, Kansas, including one-room schools for about eight years. On December 31, 1941, she married Glenn R. Sanders and they pastored in churches in Kansas and Oklahoma from 1942 until 1982, when they retired in Haviland. Sanders passed away April 27, 2002, at the age of 92.

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Cora Davis Sanders Music Collection

Identifier: MS-0174
Scope and Contents

The Cora Davis Sanders Music Collection was a gift of Joy and Arden Sanders in June 2010. The collection consists of a series of piano lessons accessed through correspondence with the American College of Music in Kansas City, Missouri. Included are lessons along with recitation blanks, which were tests that were taken by the pupil and returned to the school for grading. Although the materials themselves are not dated, postmarks on the mailers indicate the year 1925.

Dates: undated