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Correspondence reflecting Andrews' expertise in the field of bryology includes inquiries from hobbyists and scholars for determinations (identifications) of mosses and liverworts; requests by scientific journals for publishable papers and critical analyses of published articles
The Bryologist, for which Andrews served as Associate Editor from 1938-1949, and the Revue Bryologique edited by Pierre Allorge); questions from botanical agencies and societies, government departments, and major academic institutions around the world. Correspondents include Lewis E. Anderson, John Hendley Barnhart,
Hugo L. Blomquist, N.L. Britton, Stewart H. Burnham, Henry S. Conard, Howard A. Crum, W.G. Farlow, A.J. Grout, Leopold Loeske, William R. Maxon, C.L. Porter, Geneva Sayre (President of the American Bryological Society), William Campbell Steere, William Randolph Taylor, Roland Thaxter, C. Warnsdorf, Winona Welch, and numerous others.