23 Items in This Collection
1) A, 1955 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 1
A '55 Xmas Eve #1 55   more
2) B, 1955 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 2
B '55 #2 '55 Xmas Day '55   more
3) C, 1956 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 3
C '56 #1 56 Spring Summer '56 1956   more
4) D, 1956 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 4
D '56 #2 '56 Sept '56 2nd vacation [Sea Isle] City   more
5) E, 1956-1957 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 5
E '56 #3 56 Xmas '56 Spring '57   more
6) F, 1957 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 6
F '57 #1 57 Summer Vacation [Sea Isl.] City, N.J. Aug. 15-30, 1957   more
7) G, 1957 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 7
G '57 32 57 Thanksgiving + Xmas 1957   more
8) H, 1957-1958 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 8
H '58 #1 '58 Decoration Day '57 Winter '58   more
9) I, 1959 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 9
I '59 #1 '59 Summer '59 Vacation - June   more
10) J, 1959 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 10
J '59 #2 '59 Winter '59 Spring in Hillside, Caldwell   more
11) K, 1959-1960 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 11
K '59 #3 '59 K '59/60 Xmas 1959 through to March 1960   more
12) L, 1960 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 12
L '60 #1 '60 L '60 Double Exp Spring 1960 Keep anyway   more
13) M, 1960 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 13
M '60 #2 '60 M '60 Xmas 1960   more
14) N, 1961 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 14
N '61 #1 '61 N '61 Burmuda [Bermuda] Vacation 1961   more
15) O, 1961 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 15
O '61 #2 '61 O '61 Summer 1961   more
16) P, 1961 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 16
P '61 #3 '61 P '61 Xmas 1961 Exposed 4/61 No FIA Just R[?]   more
17) Q, 1962 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 17
Q '62 #1 '62 Q '62 Cocoa B[?] Spring 1962   more
18) R, 1962 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 18
R '62 #2 '62 Xmas - F/A 1962 Xmas 1962   more
19) S, 1963-1964 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 19
S '63 '64 '63 '64 S Xmas '63 Xmas '64   more
20) T, 1964-1965 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 20
T '64 '65 1965 Xmas '64, Camping on Cape Cod + Moving in at Caldwell Jan '66 Developed Year '65   more
21) U, 1967 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 21
U '67 '67 U '67 Australia 1967 Lamingtons Litter   more
22) V, 1967 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 22
V '67 1967 Summer - Autumn 1967 Australia   more
23) W, 1973-1975 [E. M. Coan--home movies] Reel 23
W '73 '75 Keith + Alison '73 F[?] Dibble Xmas '75   more
Coan, Edward M. Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (1187 ft.) : si., col. ; 8mm
Collection Date Range
1955 – 1975
Summary
The collection consists of 23 reels of silent, color, 8mm film totaling approximately 1187 feet. The films include home movies and vacation footage shot by Edward M. Coan from 1955 to 1975.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Edward M. Coan was married to Barbara Coan. The couple had five children: Alison Dibble (nee Coan), who donated the film, Edward J. Coan, Annette B. Coan, Michael J. Coan, and Susan E. Coan. The family lived in Riverton, New Jersey. During the 1960s, Edward M. Coan worked as the civilian military liaison between RCA and the US Armed Forces in the BMEWS radar project at Thule Air Base, Greenland.
Repository
Northeast Historic Film
Availability
The Collection is open for research.
Condition Governing Reproduction and Use
Authorization to reuse and/or reproduce must be obtained from Northeast Historic Film. See http://oldfilm.org/content/stock-footage-licensing for more information.
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