Robert Spencer Carr

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Robert Spencer Carr
Born (1909-03-26)March 26, 1909
Washington, D.C., United States
Died April 28, 1994(1994-04-28) (aged 85)
Dunedin, Florida, United States
Occupation Short story writer, novelist
Nationality United States
Period 1925–1948
Genre Science fiction, fantasy

Robert Spencer Carr (March 26, 1909 – April 28, 1994) was an American writer of science fiction and fantasy. He sold his first story to Weird Tales at age 15. At age 17 his novel, The Rampant Age, became a bestseller resulting in a movie contract.[1] He is known for telling "the story of aliens in cold storage at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base following a 1947 UFO crash in New Mexico" in 1974.


  • The Rampant Age (1928)
  • The Bells of St. Ivan's (1944)
  • The Room Beyond (1948)
  • Beyond Infinity (1951, stories)

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