A. E. Coleman

Fonds number:
Title: A. E. Coleman
Dates of Material:
[19–?]–[before 1934]
5 cm of textual records
Biographical sketch

Albert Evander Coleman (1847–1934) was a journalist and writer. He was born in Perth, Ontario, the son of Francis Coleman and Emmeline Maria Adams, the brother of Arthur Philemon and Helena Jane Coleman. He died in New York, USA.

A.E. Coleman was educated at Newcastle grammar school and British American College, Hamilton. He became a journalist in 1875 and worked for the New York Herald for over 40 years.

His publications include: History of the America's Cup (1905), History of New York Herald (1924–25, published serially in the Editor and Publisher), The Romantic Adventures of Rosy the Octoroon (1929).

Custodial history

Custodial history is unknown.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of Albert E. Coleman's records pertaining to his activities as a writer. It includes (annotated) copies of his stories.

Source of supplied title

Title based on contents of the fonds.


The fonds is stored in 1 box.

Immediate source of acquisition

Immediate source of acquisition is unknown.

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Access restrictions

Restrictions on access: No restrictions on access.

Finding aids

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No further accruals are expected

Access points

Provenance access points: Coleman, Albert E. (Albert Evander), 1847–1934
Names as subject access points: Coleman, Albert E. (Albert Evander), 1847–1934;
Coleman, A.P. (Arthur Philemon), 1852–1939;
Coleman, Helena, 1860–1953

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