He is the co author of 'One Hundred Years of Freemasonry in California" a 2 volume book chronicling the inception of Grand Lodge and every individual subsequent lodge in the state. He also co-authored 'Fifty Years of Scottish Rite Masonry in California", of the same format. Both these books were co-written with Leon O. Whitsell, PGM. The Southern Jurisdiction of Scottish Rite Freemasonry coroneted Bro. Andersen as a Thirty Third Degree Mason in 1939, this honor bestowed on him for the tireless and selfless work within Freemasonry within and without the lodge room.