H. Coleman Memorial Library, the University's main library, is
Samuel Harrison Coleman, a graduate of Florida A&M College. Coleman
served as a letter carrier in the city of Tallahassee for 39 years. He held top
ranking positions in the Elks, Masons, and Knights of Pythians. He was well known
for his service as originator and co-founder of the Tallahassee Civic League.
He served as executive committee member of Suwannee River Division Boy Scouts
of America. Coleman was organizer and founder of the Emancipation Celebration
Association of Leon County and served as its president for thirty years. He also
served as superintendent of Bethel A.M.E. Sunday School for twenty-five years.
Samuel H. Coleman faithfully served Florida
A&M University as general alumni president for 14 years.