Andrews, C. C. (Christopher Columbus), 1829-1922

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Birth 1829-10-27
Death 1922-09-21

Biographical notes:

Christopher C. Andrews was the Chief Fire Warden (later Forestry Commissioner) for the State of Minnesota, as part of his job he investigated timber conditions and promoted the regrowth of timber. There is evidence that he was accompanied by a professional photographer on his survey trips, although in this collection only two of the photographs are credited, to Hoxsie and A.B. Herrell.

From the guide to the CC Andrews photograph collection [graphic], ca. 1900-1905., (Minnesota Historical Society)

Minnesota lawyer and author, appointed U.S. minister to Sweden in 1869 by Ulysses S. Grant.

From the description of Letter, 1870 May 25. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 35987352


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