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Robert Webster Carder papers on Carder family history

Robert Webster Carder papers on Carder family history

Dates: 1955-1986

Includes notes and pedigree charts typed, written, and compiled by Robert Webster Carder of his family history.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Carder, Robert Webster, 1907-1988
  • Call Number: MSS 8610
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Carder family history papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8610; Robert Webster Carder papers on Carder family history; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8610, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Found in stacks in 2014.
Acquisition Information
Found in stacks; November 2014.
Subject Terms
Social Life and Customs; Home and Family; Family histories; Family records; Carder, Robert Webster, 1907-1988; Carder family
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Processing Information
Processed; Sadie Hutchinson; 2015.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.V, August 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Carder (Robert Webster) papers on Carder family history
Finding Aid Author
Sadie Hutchinson
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-11-16 10:16:54 -0700.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Robert Webster Carder (1907-1988) was a family historian from Connecticut.

Robert Webster Carder was born on February 2, 1907, in Boston, Massachusetts, to parents Josiah Smith and Grace Livermore Webster Carder. He married Ruth Elizabeth Kelius (1905-1983) on August 4, 1931, in Singapore, China. They later settled in Madison, Connecticut. After retiring, Carder was involved in extensive family history research. He published three works on family history: Index, Bulletin of the Stamford Genealogical Society; Carder family genealogical collection; and Richard Carder of Boston, Mass., Portsmouth and Warwick, R.I. and some of his descendants.

Carder died on August 21, 1988, in Fairfield Connecticut.

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