Scope and arrangement
The papers document Andrews' personal life and professional career and activities. Correspondence, reports, printed material and writings are included. Of special significance are the manuscripts of two unpublished works by Andrews, The Black New Yorkers: A Chronological History of the Negro in New York State, 1621-1970 and Women ...With Banners and Human Rights: Laws, Statutes and Amendments in the Constitution of the United States. Her professional activities at the Washington Heights Branch of the New York Public Library are, in part, very well documented by a series of scrapbooks containing photographs, broadsides and other printed material of the "Family Night at the Library" programs.|||Also included among the papers are some family correspondence and clippings and a scrapbook relating to Mrs. Andrews' husband, attorney and Assemblyman William T. Andrews.