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Roscoe C. Andrews report

 Collection — Folder: S028
Identifier: S0028

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a carbon copy of a typed report written by Roscoe C. Andrews and Emery Andrews in Indiana in 1915 regarding the Kankakee River Valley in Indiana and Illinois and proposed improvements. The document is entitled "Report of Proposed Kankakee River Improvement: Made from Examination of County and State Records, Documents and Engineers Reports from 1894 to 1914, to the Kankakee River Improvement Association of Indiana and Illinois."


  • 1915


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Roscoe Conklin Andrews was born January 18, 1882 in New Palestine, Indiana, to Henry D. and Susan E. Andrews. He was the second of seven children. He married Gertrude Means on September 16, 1903 in Shelby County, Indiana. He was a lifelong resident of New Palestine and 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 April 28, 1967 and is buried in the New Palestine Cemetery, New Palestine, Indiana.

Sources: "Andrews, Rosco." 1900 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/07/31.

"Roscoe Andrews" obituary. Indianapolis Star, April 29, 1967, p. 34. "Andrews, Roscoe Conklin." Find a Grave Index. Retrieved 2015/07/31.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from the Indiana Division of the Indiana State Library.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2005/02 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2015/07/31 by Edythe Huffman.
Roscoe C. Andrews report
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.