Edward Pulliam Carpenter papers
Scope and Contents note
The Edward Pulliam Carpenter papers includes scrapbooks, an autobiography, certificates, awards, and other ephemera pertaining to his personal and professional life. The collection dates from 1870 (family letters from 1870s) to 1995. Much of the collection has to deal with Carpenter's family, career as an engineer and church life, in particular, with his service as a bishop.
- Carpenter, Edward Pulliam (Person)
Conditions Governing Access note
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use note
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Edward Pulliam Carpenter papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Edward Pulliam Carpenter (1919-1997) was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that participated as an engineer at the Naval Undersea Research and Development Center.
Edward Pulliam Carpenter was born on 6 November 1919 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Edward attended the Unversity of California at Berkley where he received his degree from engineering. In 1943 he was a part of the Navy Department Bureau of Ships. He was impressed with the calibar of the Mormon young people he encountered and converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in December of 1944. He married Norma Jackson on 16 March 1945. They served a mission together to the South Carolina Columbia mission starting in June of 1983. Edward Carptenter served as a bishop. He also was part of the engineer effort of the Naval Undersea Research and Development Center. He died on 5 February 1997.
6 cartons (6 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
The Edward Pulliam Carpenter papers include scrapbooks, an autobiography, certificates, awards, and other ephemera pertaining to his personal and professional life. The collection dates from 1870 to 1995. Much of the collection has to deal with his church life, in particular with his service as a bishop.
Custodial History note
Donated by Edward Pulliam Carpenter in 1995.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Donated; Edward Pulliam Carpenter; 1995.
20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts because of collection development policy 5.VII. “Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history."
Processing Information note
Processed; Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator; 2009.
- Register of Edward Pulliam Carpenter papers
- Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator; 2009.
- 2009 March 23
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.