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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1875 September 19, Zermattt, to Lond(?)
Letter from Annette Cope, Baveno, Italy,  to Lilly, 1878 June 30
1880 April 8, Awbury, to Grandma, Atlantic City
1876 August 13, Philadelphia, to Dear Anna
1879 August 31, Montrose, to Mother
1872 July 9, Philadelphia, to order Charles Rhoads, Check
1872?, Lake Mohonk, to Father & Mother
1876 July 29, Philadelphia, to Dear Anna
1878[?], To My dear Sister
1873 August 1, Awbury, to brother & sister
1876 April 9, Awbury, to Lilly
1879 August 20, Montrose, to Mother
1874 August 3, Sweet Chalybeate Springs, to Mother, Philadelphia
One year with Thee, 1872 April 24
1872 January 15, Philadelphia, to order Hannah B. Evans, Check
1876 April 22, Florence, to Mother
1871 February 21, Philadelphia, to order Wm. Henry Bacon, Check
Letter from William M. Baird & Co. agents to Cope Brothers, 1880 May 25
1876 July 11, Philada, to Lilly