Fonds 6 - A.E. Coleman fonds

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A.E. Coleman fonds

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CA ON00399 6

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  • [19-?]-[before 1934] (Creation)

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5 cm of textual records

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Biographical history

Albert Evander Coleman 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).

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

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No further accruals are expected.

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The fonds is stored in 1 box.

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