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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1863 April 8, Aubury, to my family
1860 October (?), to dear Nancy
1886 July 8, Auburn, to Dear Lilly
1889 July 23, Dear Little Nibble
1858 August, to My dear Annie
1876 April 4, Connymead, to Alexis & Lily, Rome
1850 August 30, Peace Dale, to My dear Cousin
1860 January 9, Woodbourne, to My very dear cousin
1865 April 11, B, to Mother and sisters
1897 August 4, Minnewaska New York, to Dear AC, York Harbor
1853 April 4, to Clemmie
1859 November 1, Woodbourne, to My poor sick little dear cousin
1880 February 8, Cannes, to Alexis
1878 April 3, to Sister C
1875 November 3, Susqueh. Co. Pa, to Clementine
1877 September 6, Atlantic City, to My dear Sisters
1877 May 29, Connymead, to Sisters
Letter from Clementine Cope to Alexis Cope, 1880
1865 May 21, Baltimore, to Mother and sisters
1886 July 19, Royal Mail Ship Gallia and Liverpool, to My dear Lilly