Edward D. Andrews

Fellow: Awarded 1937

Field of Study: U.S. History

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 03-06-1894

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1937–38:

ANDREWS, EDWARD DEMING:  Appointed for the preparation of a work on the history of the American communal sect of Shakers and of their religious arts; tenure, twelve months from April 1, 1937.

Born March 6, 1894, at Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Education:  Amherst College, B.A., 1916; Yale University, Ph.D., 1930.

High school instructor in English and social studies, 1920–27.

Publications:  The Community Industries of the Shakers, 1933; Shaker Furniture: The Craftsmanship of an American Communal Sect (with Faith Andrews), 1937. Articles in Antiques and New York State Museum Handbooks.