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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Statement of Partial Loss from Henry and Alfred Cope, 1857 July 20
1860 October 4, Newport, to Dear Frank
1860 December 1, A., to Chellie
Letter from Francis R. Cope to Thomas P. Cope, 1858 August 18
Letter from Francis R. Cope, 1860 November 6
1860 February 23, Woodbourne, [to Dear Brother], Philadelphia
1860 October (?), to dear Nancy
Letter from Dupont de Demours & Co. to the Cope Brothers, 1858 July 13
Letter to the Cope Brothers, 1860 November 10
1858 August, to My dear Annie
Letter, 1858 June 24
1852 October 11, Woodbourne, to Dear Brother, Philadelphia
1856 April 27, Iowa Falls, to Cousin Annie
1860 January 9, Woodbourne, to My very dear cousin
Letter from Isaac Thomas to the Cope Brothers, 1858 February 28
1853 April 4, to Clemmie
1859 November 1, Woodbourne, to My poor sick little dear cousin
1859 July 14, Airdrie, to Chellie
Letter, 1858 July 21