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Mason C. Andrews Correspondence

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Biographical Note

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Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence, Armed Forces Memorial - Empowerment Zone

Correspondence, Hampton Roads Partnership - Windows on History

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Mason C. Andrews Correspondence, 1965, 1989-2000 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Mason C. Andrews Correspondence, 1965, 1989-2000Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1995-2000

ID: 002/RG 02/2016-002

Primary Creator: Andrews, Mason C., 1919-

Extent: 6.0 Boxes

Arrangement: General correspondence is arranged in chronological order; correspondence identified by subject is arranged alphabetically, then chronologically.

Date Acquired: 09/00/2016

Subjects: Central business districts--Virginia--Norfolk, Economic development--Virginia--Norfolk, Norfolk (Va.), Norfolk (Va.). City Council

Forms of Material: Correspondence

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Correspondence of Norfolk City Councilman Mason C. Andrews, primarily from 1995-2000. Subject matter includes downtown Norfolk development, Empowerment Zones, Nauticus, MacArthur Center, and historic memorials such as the Armed Forces Memorial, Cannonball Trail, Historic Houses, and Windows on History.

Biographical Note

Mason Cooke Andrews was born on April 20, 1919 in Norfolk, Virginia. In 1943, he received an M. D. from Johns Hopkins University with a specialization in obstetrics and gynecology. Andrews married Sabine Alston Goodman on September 13, 1949 in Duval, Florida. He played a vital role in the creation of Eastern Virginia Medical School, serving as chairman of the Eastern Virginia Medical Authority from 1964 to 1970. Andrews delivered the nation's first baby conceived through in-vitro fertilization on December 28, 1981.

He was a member of Norfolk's City Council from 1974 to 2000 and served as mayor from July 9, 1992 to June 30, 1994. Andrews was instrumental in the redevelopment of downtown Norfolk in the 1980s-1990s, particularly in the formation of Waterside Festival Marketplace, Nauticus, MacArthur Center, and the Norfolk campus of Tidewater Community College. He died on October 13, 2006 in Norfolk, Virginia and was buried at Elmwood Cemetery in Norfolk, Virginia.

Subject/Index Terms

Central business districts--Virginia--Norfolk
Economic development--Virginia--Norfolk
Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.). City Council

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: Transfer

Preferred Citation: Mason C. Andrews Correspondence, RG 02-2016-002, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed November 28, 2020.


Box and Folder Listing


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[Box 1: Correspondence, 1989-1995],
[Box 2: Correspondence, 1995-1997],
[Box 3: Correspondence, 1997-1999],
[Box 4: Correspondence, Armed Forces Memorial - Empowerment Zone, 1996-2000],
[Box 5: Correspondence, Hampton Roads Partnership - Windows on History, 1994-2000],
[Box 6: Miscellaneous Materials, 1965, 1992-1999],
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Box 5: Correspondence, Hampton Roads Partnership - Windows on History, 1994-2000Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, Hampton Roads Partnership, 1999 February-AprilAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, Historic Houses, 1998 January-December, 2000 MayAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, MacArthur Center, 1996 March-AugustAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, Nauticus - National Maritime Center, 1994 February - 1995 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, Nauticus, 1997 January - 1998 FebruaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, Tidewater Community College, 1999 September-OctoberAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, Transportation, 1998 January - 1999 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence, Windows on History, 1996 September - 1997 DecemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence, Windows on History, 1998 January - 1999 MarchAdd to your cart.

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Correspondence, 1989-1995],
[Box 2: Correspondence, 1995-1997],
[Box 3: Correspondence, 1997-1999],
[Box 4: Correspondence, Armed Forces Memorial - Empowerment Zone, 1996-2000],
[Box 5: Correspondence, Hampton Roads Partnership - Windows on History, 1994-2000],
[Box 6: Miscellaneous Materials, 1965, 1992-1999],
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