Finding aid for the Andrew A. Ryan Cleveland Detective Notebooks

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Ryan, Andrew A.
Title: Andrew A. Ryan Cleveland Detective Notebooks
Dates: 1899-1922
Extent: 0.80 linear feet (2 containers)
Abstract: Andrew A. Ryan, a police detective for the city of Cleveland, Ohio, was born in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, in 1872. He moved his family to Cleveland around 1897 and joined the Cleveland Police Department in 1899. As a detective, Ryan investigated crimes ranging from petty larceny to murder. His regular beat was in and around the west side immigrant neighborhoods of Cudell, Detroit Shoreway, Ohio City, Tremont, and downtown. Ryan spent over twenty years with the Cleveland Police Department. He died on August 21, 1930. The collection consists of bulletins, drawings, field notebooks, a ledger, memoranda of arrests, newspaper clippings, a photograph, a postal receipt, reports, statements, and statistics.
MS Number MS 5042
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English