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Robert Webster Carder papers on Carder family history

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 8610

Scope and Contents

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


  • 1955-1986


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

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.

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.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Found in stacks in 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found in stacks; November 2014.


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).

Processing Information

Processed; Sadie Hutchinson; 2015.

Register of Robert Webster Carder papers on Carder family history
Sadie Hutchinson
August 12, 2015
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States