Writer. Born– April 2, 1860, Mobile. Parents– Jacob Shaw and Ann Louise (Gold) Shipman. Married– William Shankland Andrews (later justice of the New York state supreme court), December 31, 1884. Children– One. Education– local schools in Lexington, Ky.; studied at home with her father who was an Episcopal priest and later a bishop at Fon du Lac, Wisconsin, and pastor of Christ Church in New York.  Known for her boys’ stories and romantic fiction. Died August 2, 1936.


Who Was Who in America, Vol. 1; Notable American Women, Vol. 1.


The Better Treasure. Indianapolis, Ind.; Bobbs-Merrill, 1908.

Bob and the Guides. New York; Scribner, 1906.

The Counsel Assigned. New York; Scribner, 1912.

The Courage of the Commonplace. New York; Scribner, 1912.

Crosses of War. New York; Scribner, 1918.

The Enchanted Forest, and Other Stories. New York; E. P. Dutton, 1909.

The Eternal Feminine, and Other Stories. New York; Scribner, 1916.

The Eternal Masculine; Stories of Men and Boys. New York; Scribner, 1913.

A Good Samaritan. New York; McClure, 1906.

Her Country. New York; Scribner, 1918.

His Soul Goes Marching On. New York; Scribner, 1922.

Joy in the Morning. New York; Scribner, 1919.

A Kidnapped Colony. New York; Harper, 1903.

The Lifted Bandage. New York; Scribner, 1910.

A Lost Commander; Florence Nightingale. New York; Doubleday, 1929.

The Marshal. Indianapolis, Ind.; Bobbs, 1912.

The Militants; Stories of Some Parsons, Soldiers, and Other Fighters in the World. New York; Scribner, 1909.

Old Glory. New York; Scribner, 1916.

Passing the Torch. New York; Scribner, 1924.

The Perfect Tribute. New York; Scribner, 1906.

Pontifex Maximus. New York; Scribner, 1925.

The Three Things; the Forge in Which the Soul of a Man Was Tested. Boston; Little-Brown, 1915.

Vive l’empereur. New York; Scribner, 1902.

The White Satin Dress. New York; Scribner, 1930.


August First. New York; Scribner, 1915.

Yellow Butterflies. New York; Scribner, 1924.


The Whole Family; a Novel by Twelve Authors. New York; Harper, 1908.


The papers of Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews are held by the Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University.