Series 10
Printed material,1925-1994
Boxes 63-65 and OP1

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of printed material collected by Coan dating from 1925-1994. The printed material includes items by and about Coan and relating to individuals, churches, and organizations. Additional printed material relating to Coan's time in Africa can be found in the scrapbook in Series 9, Personal Papers.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by subject, then in alphabetical order.

About Coan
Box Folder Content
63 1 Book advertisement, undated
OP1 10 Broadside, "Hear Rev. Josephus R. Coan: Reports for 9 Years of Service in South Africa," Dusable High School, September 21, 1947
63 2 "Three Books You Ought to Read," promotional literature, no date
63 3 Newspaper clippings, no date, 1935-1984
By Coan
63 4 "African Methodism and Foreign Missions," no date
63 5 "Hymns, Spirituals, Gospel Songs" in Sotho, Xhosa, Zulu, Afrikaans, Achewa, no date
63 6 "The Year of Jubilee," The South African Christian Recorder, November-December 1946
63 7 "Post-Jubilee Annual Conference," The South African Christian Recorder, January-February 1947
63 8 "The Summons to Advance in Christian Missions," and "The A.M.E. Church and Foreign Missions," Western Christian Recorder, May 25, 1950
63 9 "Witch-Hunting, Or Seeking Deep Underlying Causes?" The Southwestern Christian Recorder, September 18, 1954
63 10 "Announcement," The Christian Recorder, February 2, 1956
63 11 "The Georgia Council of Churches in Retrospect and Prospect," The Southwestern Christian Recorder, January 5, 1957
63 12 "Expansion of Christianity in Southern Rhodesia," The Center, Vol.1, No.1, Spring 1960
63 13 "The Expansion of Missions of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Africa, 1896-1908," Dissertation Abstracts, 1961
63 14 "New Trends in Missionary Thought and Action," A.M.E. Christian Recorder, June 20, 1961
63 15 "Redemption of Africa," Journal of the Interdenominational Theological Center, Vol.1, No.2, 1974
Churches
63 16 Alexander Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
63 17 Allen Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
63 18 Allen Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church (Greenville, South Carolina)
63 19 Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Hartford, Connecticut)
63 20 Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Little Rock, Arkansas)
63 21 Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (New Haven, Connecticut)
63 22 Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Savannah, Georgia)
63 23 Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Summerville, South Carolina)
63 24 Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
63 25 Bridge Street African Methodist Episcopal Church (Brooklyn, New York)
63 26 Calvary African Methodist Episcopal Church (Braddock, Pennsylvania)
63 27 Calvary African Methodist Episcopal Church (Orangeburg, South Carolina) [includes materials relating to Coan's efforts to rebuild the church]
63 28 Cobb Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
63 29 Cosmopolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
63 30 Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church (Detroit, Michigan)
63 31 Ethiopian Orthodox Church (New York, New York)
63 32 Fidelity African Methodist Episcopal Church (Bolton, Georgia)
63 33 First Baptist Church (Nashville, Tennessee)
63 34 First Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church (Buffalo, New York)
64 1 Flipper Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
64 2 Friendship Baptist Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
64 3 Greater Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
64 4 John Wesley Methodist Church (Greenville, South Carolina)
64 5 Jones Tabernacle African Methodist Episcopal Church (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
64 6 Lee Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Nashville, Tennessee)
64 7 Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church (Washington, D.C.)
64 8 Mt. Carmel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Doraville, Georgia)
64 9 Mt. Vernon Baptist Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
64 10 New Hope African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
64 11 New Westside Baptist Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
64 12 Payne African Methodist Episcopal Church (no location)
64 13 Ridge Hill Baptist Church (Ridge Springs, South Carolina)
64 14 Riverside Church (New York, New York)
64 15 Russell Street Baptist Church (Detroit, Michigan)
64 16 St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
64 17 St. Luke African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
64 18 St. Mark African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
64 19 St. Matthews African Methodist Episcopal Church (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
64 20 St. Mary African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
64 21 St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
64 22 St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church (Hamilton, Bermuda)
64 23 St. Peter African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
64 24 St. Philip African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
64 25 Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
64 26 Turner Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
64 27 Turner Monumental African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
64 28 Union Chapel Methodist Church (Marietta, Georgia?)
64 29 Warren Temple Methodist Church (LaGrange, Georgia)
64 30 Wheat Street Baptist Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
64 31 Wilkes Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia)
Individuals
64 32 Branch, G. Murray, Retirement Testimonial Dinner (Atlanta, Georgia), 1979
64 32 Clark, Isaac Rufus (Dr.), Allen Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia), funeral, 1990
64 32 Cunningham, Elizabeth Holmes, Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia), funeral, 1994
64 32 Cunningham, Frank (Dr.), Morris Brown College, memorial, 1965
64 32 Edge, Gwendolyn R., Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia), funeral, 1994
64 32 Greene, Sherman L., Sr. (Bishop), Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia), funeral, 1967
64 32 Grier, Joseph Dell (Rev.), United Methodist Church, retirement, 1994
64 32 Hall, W.H. (Rev. and Mrs.), Dedication of Valdosta, Georgia, home, 1965
64 32 Hunter, Milton Dial, South Carolina State College, memorial 1989
64 32 Hunter, Milton Dial, Williams Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, memorial, 1989
64 32 James, Lucy, Chapel-Sellers Brothers, funeral, 1978
64 32 Middleton, John Albert, Allen Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Georgia), funeral, 1975
64 32 Reed, Sarah Atwater, Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Georgia), retirement, 1993
64 32 Thomas, George Benjamin and Farrel Harmon, 25th Anniversary (Atlanta, Georgia), 1978
64 32 Turner, Henry McNeal (Bishop), Savannah, Georgia street naming, 1985
64 32 Wilkes, William Reid, Sr., (Bishop), Texas African Methodist Episcopal Church (Eatonton, Georgia), memorial, 1981
Organizations, etc.
64 33 Africa (organizations in), 1942-1969
64 34 American Bible Society, 1971
64 35 African-American Relief Foundation, no date
64 36 American National Red Cross, 1942, 1945
64 37 Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, 1950
64 38 Atlanta Life Insurance Company, no date
64 39 Atlanta Urban League Guild, 1994
64 40 Brotherhood, 1964
64 41 Buena Vista High School (Georgia)
64 42 Christian Council of Metropolitan Atlanta, Inc., 1974, 1978-1979
65 1 Ecumenical Institute, 1957
65 2 Feed the Hungry Foundation, no date
65 3 Florida A&M College, 1950
65 4 Friendship Press (National Council of Churches), 1948-1978
65 5 Hampton Institute, 1950
65 6 Hartford Seminary Foundation, 1977-1979
65 7 Interdenominational Theological Center (Atlanta, Georgia), 1965-1988
65 8 International Council of Religious Education, no date
65 9 Kappa Alpha Psi, 1994
65 10 The Metropolitan Bible School (Waukesha, Wisconsin), no date
65 11 Morehouse College, 1979
65 12 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), no date
65 13 National Council of the Churches of Christ, no date
65 14 National Student Christian Federation, 1964-1965
65 15 Progressive Brothers & Sisters of Light, Sixth District, 1984
65 16 Protestant Radio Center (Atlanta, Georgia), no date
65 17 Shorter College (North Little Rock, Arkansas), 1958
65 18 South Carolina State Agricultural & Mechanical College, 1925-1926
65 19 Turner Theological Seminary, 1986
65 20 United Church Women/Church Women United, 1979
65 21 World Wide Revival Prayer Movement, no date
65 22 Women's Missionary Society, United Lutheran Church of America, 1945-1948
65 23 Yale Divinity School, 1932
65 24 Young Women's Christian Association, Phyllis Wheatley Branch (Atlanta, Georgia), 1952, 1965-1966
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