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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Typed copy of "The Burning of the Packet Ship" by Thomas P. Cope
Note of Henry Cope, 1831 May 17
Thomas Rezo Brooks thus recalls memories...
Calculations of financial transactions on a sheet from a hotel in Bologna, 1880
The Burning of the Packet Ship by Thomas P. Cope
The Episode of the Ship Charlotte
Ship Thomas P. Cope Journal, 1846
Minutes from the Quakers Monthly Meeting, 1862 December 24
The Lost Ship Tuscarora by Horatio J. Sprague
John T. Barr's accounts from 1832-1835
The Lost Tonawanda, 1892 September
Letter from B. Henry Latrobe to Mr. Poulson
Griffith Edward's Bill for Groceries, 1819 July 2
Personal Calendar of Caroline Elizabeth Cope for 1870
Statement of Loss on the Tuscarora, 1863 September 21
Account sent from Daniel Creth to William Andrews, 1814 August 29
Thomas Pim Cope's losses in business
Agreement with John T. Barr, 1832 February 15