Cope Evans Family Papers


The Cope Evans Family Papers contain the letters of the closely related Quaker families of Cope and Evans who lived in Germantown, Pennsylvania.  The materials  in the collection were created between 1730-2009. Letters  discuss family, friends and home life, and reflect the social environment of these Quaker families.  Other topics to be found within the letters include Philadelphia history, Haverford history, travels in Europe, education, illness and death, and discussions of national events such as the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the assassinations of Presidents Lincoln and McKinley.  They are a rich source of information on a large number of topics.

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1829 August 29, New York, to children
Letter from M. Carpenter to Thomas P. Cope, 1830 May 21
1829 July 13, Woodbourne, to Brother, Philadelphia
1828 May 3, List of clothes, books & other articles packed in two leather trunks &c, for Montrose, 5 Mo. 3. 1828
Letter from Henry Waln Drinker to Thomas Pim Cope, 1823 January 24
Letter from James Monroe to Thomas P. Cope, 1822 June 20
Court Certification by William R. Gillman, 1830 January 22
1829 October 7, Woodbourne, to Brother, Philadelphia
1821 June 1, Philadelphia, to My dear Elenor
1830 August 23, Woodbourne, to Brother, Philadelphia
Financial record of Thomas P. Cope, 1825 November
1829 August 25, Boston, to Father
1826 September 12, Montrose, to Sisters, Philadelphia
Articles of copartnership between Henry Cope and Alfred Cope, 1829 July 1
1823 January 25, Philadelphia, to Dear Sister
Various legal documents concerning a lawsuit against William Bell, 1824-1831
1828 August, Bagley & Hewett's bill of carpenter's & joiner's work 8 mo. 1828
Letter from John Drinker to Thomas Pim Cope, 1822 December 31
Letter from John Drinker to Thomas Pim Cope, 1822 November 26