Andrews, Charles McLean, 1863-1943

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Historian, educator, and author.

From the description of Charles McLean Andrews collection concerning colonial history, 1663-1800. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131880

Charles McLean Andrews was born on February 22, 1863 in Wethersfield, Connecticut. He graduated from Trinity College (A.B., 1884) and received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in 1889. Andrews taught history at Bryn Mawr College (1889-1907), Johns Hopkins University (1907-1910), and at Yale University (1910-1931, professor emeritus, 1933-1943), where he also served as director of historical publications (1931-1933). He published extensively in the field of American colonial history. His guides to sources in British archives are considered to be a major contribution to the historiography of early America and his book, Colonial Period of American History: The Settlements, won him a Pulitzer Prize in 1935. Andrews was a prominent figure in the American Historical Association and other professional organizations. He died in New Haven, Connecticut, on September 9, 1943.

From the guide to the Charles McLean Andrews papers, 1723-1967, (Manuscripts and Archives)

Charles McLean Andrews was born on February 22, 1863 in Wethersfield, Connecticut. He graduated from Trinity College (A.B., 1884) and received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in 1889. Andrews taught history at Bryn Mawr College (1889-1907), Johns Hopkins University (1907-1910), and at Yale University (1910-1931, professor emeritus, 1933-1943), where he also served as director of historical publications (1931-1933). He published extensively in the field of American colonial history. His guides to sources in British archives are considered to be a major contribution to the historiography of early America and his book, Colonial Period of American History: The Settlements, won him a Pulitzer Prize in 1935. Andrews was a prominent figure in the American Historical Association and other professional organizations. He died in New Haven, Connecticut, on September 9, 1943.

Evangeline Walker Andrews was born in London, England, in 1869. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1893 and married Charles McLean Andrews in 1895. They had two children, Ethel Andrews Harlan and John Williams Andrews. Evangeline Walker Andrews was active in Bryn Mawr alumnae, dramatic, and fund-raising activities. She co-edited two historical works with her husband and authored a title in the Chronicle of America photoplay series. From 1917 to 1922 she was associate principal, treasurer, and then head of the Ethel Walker School. She was also president of the Connecticut Society of Colonial Dames of America and active in other groups concerned with historic preservation. Andrews died in 1962.

From the description of Charles McLean Andrews papers, 1723-1967 (inclusive), 1885-1956 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702153253

Biographical Note

  • 1863, Feb. 23: Born, Wethersfield, Conn.
  • 1884: A.B., Trinity College, Hartfold, Conn.
  • 1889: Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.
  • 1889 - 1907 : Professor, Bryn Mawr College, Hartford, Conn.
  • 1895: Married Evangeline Holcombe Walker (1869-1962)
  • 1904: Published Colonial Self-Government, 1652-1689. New York, London: Harper & Brothers
  • 1907 - 1910 : Professor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.
  • 1908: Published Guide to the Manuscript Materials for the History of the United States to 1783 in the British Museum and Other Depositories. Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Institution of Washington
  • 1910 - 1931 : Professor, American History, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1924: Published The Colonial Background of the American Revolution. Haven: Yale University Press
  • 1925: President, American Historical Association, Washington, D.C.
  • 1935: Pulitzer Prize in history, The Colonial Period of American History. New Haven: Yale University Press; London: Oxford University Press
  • 1937: Awarded gold medal for history and biography, National Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, N.Y.
  • 1943, Sept. 9: Died, New Haven, Conn.

From the guide to the Charles McLean Andrews Collection Concerning Colonial History, 1623-1800, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Andrews, Charles McLean, 1863-1943. Charles McLean Andrews papers, 1723-1967 (inclusive), 1885-1956 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Andrews, Charles McLean, 1863-1943. Charles McLean Andrews collection concerning colonial history, 1663-1800. Library of Congress
creatorOf Van Tyne, Claude Halstead, 1869-1930. Claude Halstead Van Tyne papers, 1885-1930. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Yale miscellaneous manuscripts collection, 1701-2002 (inclusive), 1701-1987 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Charles McLean Andrews letters, 1923-1942 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Claude Halstead Van Tyne papers, 1885-1930 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Lewis Gannett papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive) 1900-1960 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Andrews, Charles McLean, 1863-1943. Letters to Henry Charles Lea, 1910-1912. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Bassett, John Spencer, 1867-1928. Papers of John Spencer Bassett, 1770-1978 (bulk 1894-1928). Library of Congress
creatorOf Charles McLean Andrews papers, 1723-1967 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Gilman, Daniel Coit, 1831-1908. Daniel Coit Gilman papers, 1845-1910 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Andrews, Charles E. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Andrews, John Tuttle, II, 1842-1916. John Tuttle and Arvilla Raplee Andrews papers, 1843-1982. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Yale Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection, 1701-2007, 1701-1987 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976. Papers of Samuel Eliot Morison, 1807-1976 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
creatorOf Charles McLean Andrews Collection Concerning Colonial History, 1623-1800 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Remsen, Ira, 1846-1927. Ira Remsen papers, 1868-1938. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn American Historical Association. Records of the American Historical Association, 1884-1985. Library of Congress
referencedIn Wallace Notestein papers, 1899-1969 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Andrews, Charles McLean, 1863-1943. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1941-1942. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Notestein, Wallace, 1878-1969. Wallace Notestein papers, 1899-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Spencer, Charles Worthen. Charles Worthern Spencer papers, 1911-1922. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Johnson, Cecil S., 1900-1976. Cecil S. Johnson papers, 1923-1970 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Bragdon, Henry Wilkinson. Henry Wilkinson Bragdon collection. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Phillips, Ulrich Bonnell, 1877-1934. Ulrich Bonnell Phillips papers, 1712-1961 (inclusive), 1800-1861 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Verner Winslow Crane Papers, 1911-1974 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Turner, Frederick Jackson, 1861-1932. Papers of Frederick Jackson Turner, 1862-1976 (bulk 1889-1932). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Daniel Coit Gilman papers, 1845-1910 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Crane, Verner Winslow, 1889-. Verner Winslow Crane papers, 1911-1974. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Yale miscellaneous manuscripts collection, 1701-2002 (inclusive), 1701-1987 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Ulrich Bonnell Phillips papers, 1712-1933, 1800-1861 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn John Spencer Bassett Papers, 1770-1978, (bulk 1894-1928) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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associatedWith Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949. person
associatedWith Alexander, Everette Ralph. person
associatedWith Alexander, Everette Ralph. person
associatedWith American Historical Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Andrews, Elizabeth Byrne Williams, -1906 person
associatedWith Andrews, Elizabeth Byrne Williams, d. 1906. person
associatedWith Andrews, Elizabeth Parkhill, 1868- person
associatedWith Andrews, Elizabeth Roberts. person
associatedWith Andrews, Elizabeth Roberts. person
associatedWith Andrews, Evangeline Holcombe Walker, 1869-1962. person
associatedWith Andrews family. family
associatedWith Andrews family. family
associatedWith Andrews, John Tuttle, II, 1842-1916. person
associatedWith Andrews, John Williams, 1898- person
associatedWith Andrews, Julia Lincoln. person
associatedWith Andrews, Julia Lincoln. person
associatedWith Andrews, Mary Williams, 1865-1924. person
associatedWith Andrews, William Given, 1835-1912. person
associatedWith Andrews, William Watson, 1810-1897. person
associatedWith Asakawa, Kan'ichi, 1873-1948 person
associatedWith Asakawa, Kanʼichi, 1873-1948. person
associatedWith Bassett, John Spencer, 1867-1928. person
associatedWith Bates, Albert Carlos, 1865- person
associatedWith Blodget, Cornelia Otis Skinner, 1901- person
associatedWith Boyd, Julian Parks, 1903-1980. person
associatedWith Bragdon, Henry Wilkinson. person
associatedWith Brandt, Laura Marion Seymour Walker. person
associatedWith Bryn Mawr College corporateBody
associatedWith Bryn Mawr College. Alumni. corporateBody
associatedWith Bryn Mawr College. Faculty. corporateBody
associatedWith Clark, Dora Mae. person
associatedWith Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Connor, R. D. W. (Robert Digges Wimberly), 1878-1950. person
associatedWith Crane, Verner Winslow, 1889- person
associatedWith Day, George Parmly, 1876-1959. person
associatedWith Dickinson, Jonathan, 1688-1747. person
associatedWith Dutcher, George Mathew, 1874- person
associatedWith Eisenstadt, Abraham Seldin, 1920- person
associatedWith Ethel Walker School (Simsbury, Conn.) corporateBody
associatedWith Farrand, Max, 1869-1945. person
associatedWith Fisher, Samuel Herbert, 1867- person
correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
associatedWith Gilman, Daniel Coit, 1831-1908. person
associatedWith Gipson, Lawrence Henry, 1880- person
associatedWith Greene, Evarts Boutell, 1870-1947. person
associatedWith Harlan, Ethel Andrews Murphy, 1897- person
associatedWith Harlan, John Marshall, 1899- person
associatedWith Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1859-1937. person
associatedWith Jennings, Annie Burr, 1855-1939. person
associatedWith Johns Hopkins University. corporateBody
associatedWith Johnson, Cecil S., 1900-1976. person
associatedWith Knollenberg, Bernhard, 1892-1973. person
associatedWith Konkle, Burton Alva, 1861- person
associatedWith Labaree, Leonard Woods, 1897- person
associatedWith Lea, Arthur H. person
associatedWith Lounsbury, Ralph Greenlee, 1896- person
associatedWith McLean, Mary Dyer Williams, 1822-1905. person
associatedWith Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976. person
associatedWith Morse, Jarvis Means, 1899- person
associatedWith Murphy, Henry Killam, 1877-1954. person
associatedWith National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Connecticut. corporateBody
associatedWith Newcomb, Eve Harlan, 1932- person
associatedWith Notestein, Wallace, 1878-1969. person
associatedWith Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898- person
associatedWith Phillips, Ulrich Bonnell, 1877-1934. person
associatedWith Remsen, Ira, 1846-1927. person
associatedWith Riggs, John Beverley, 1918- person
associatedWith Ryden, George Herbert, 1884- person
associatedWith Seymour, Charles, 1885-1963. person
associatedWith Seymour, George Dudley, 1859-1945. person
associatedWith Skinner, Maud Durbin, d. 1936. person
associatedWith Smith, Ethel Walker, 1872-1865. person
associatedWith Spencer, Charles Worthen. person
associatedWith Taft School. corporateBody
associatedWith Trinity College (Hartford, Conn.). Class of 1884. corporateBody
associatedWith Turner, Frederick Jackson, 1861-1932. person
associatedWith Updike, Daniel Berkeley, 1860-1941. person
associatedWith Van Tyne, Claude Halstead, 1869-1930. person
associatedWith Walker family. family
associatedWith Walker family. family
associatedWith Yale University corporateBody
associatedWith Yale University. Curricula. History. corporateBody
associatedWith Yale University. Faculty. corporateBody
associatedWith Yale University Press. corporateBody
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Birth 1863-02-22

Death 1943-09-09

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