Roscoe Andrews
S 28
1881-1915 
1 folder

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Processed by: Jennifer Duplaga, February 2005


Biographical Note:

 Roscoe C. Andrews was born in 1882 in New Palestine, IN, where he would live for his entire life.  He worked for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad for 52 years, retiring from his position in 1953.  He was a member of the New Palestine Masonic Lodge and served as a worthy master for the Order of the Eastern Star, New Palestine Chapter.  He died in April 1967 at the age of 85.

 Source:  “Obituaries.”  Indianapolis Star 29 April 1967:  34.

 Scope and Content Note:

 This collection contains items written by Roscoe Andrews.  The first two items are diaries, written in 1881 and 1885, in which he often records the weather and occasionally an appointment.  This collection also contains a report written by Roscoe Andrews, with the help of Emery Andrews, about a proposed improvement to the Kankakee River.  In it, he looks at the history of the river from 1894-1914.  He includes a description of the river, discusses problems with drainage and makes suggestions on improvements.


Item Listing:

1881

Diary

1885

Diary

14 Oct. 1915

Report on proposed Kankakee River improvement


Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1881-1915
Provenance: Unknown
Restrictions: None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Alternate formats: None
Related Holdings: None
Notes: None

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