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Carrie Farrington Craver and Grace Craver Small collection

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-27

Scope and Contents

Song lists and notebooks from Carrie Mae Farrington Craver (1878-1965) and her daughter, Grace Craver Small (1896-1996), pioneers, folk singers, folk song collectors. Includes tape recorded interview.


  • circa 1913-1965


The collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions

Copyright is not held by the American Music Research Center. Requests to publish materials should be directed to the copyright holder.

Genealogy of Carrie M. Cramer and Grace Cramer Small

Four families came in covered wagons to homestead in Elkhart, Kansas about 1909, 3 miles from Oklahoma and 1 mile from Colorado.

Carrie Craver had one sister, Nellie Pickard. Carrie Craver had two daughters, Edith (Craver) Ogden and Grace (Craver) Small. Grace Craver Small had one daughter (Bonnie Small Hutchins) who had two children: Kristine Hutchins and Bill Hutchins

Bonnie Hutchins, daughter of Grace Craver Small, and granddaughter of Carrie M. Craver, was brought to Colorado at 1 year old. They first came to Los Animas, Co., in the 1920s.


1 linear feet (1 box)

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Physical Location

Housed in the American Music Research Center collections of the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries' Archives.

Custodial history

Donated by Bonnie Small Hutchins, daughter of Grace Craver Small and granddaughter of Carrie Craver.

Processing Information

This collection was originally erroneously titled "Carrie M. Cramer and Grace Cramer Small collection." The title and all corresponding biographical information in this finding aid was revised in September 2020 to correctly identify the creators and subjects of the collection as Carrie Farrington Craver and Grave Craver Small.
Conversion Draft
Cassandra M. Volpe. Revised by Megan K. Friedel, 2020.
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Finding aid written inEnglish.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries, American Music Research Center Repository

1720 Pleasant Street
Boulder CO 80309 United States