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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Incomplete diary of Thomas Pim Cope, 1800 August 31 to September 27
Financial record of Thomas P. Cope, 1837 February 14
1834 February 28, Philadelphia, to Alfred Cope
Financial record of Thomas P. Cope, 1835 July 11
Letter from Thomas Pim Cope to Henry Cope, 1807 February 4
Letter from Francis R. Cope to Thomas P. Cope, 1858 August 18
1842 August 27, Chester, to Henry
1806 August 23, Bradford, to Parents
1809 June 8, Baltimore, to Brother
Obituary of Alfred Cope and extracts from his diary and letters
1841 August 2, Philada, to Father, West Chester, Pa.
1844 September 8, to Thomas P. Cope Esquire
Typed copy of "The Burning of the Packet Ship" by Thomas P. Cope
1833 November 7, Philadelphia, to William Forster
Letter from Mary Drinker Cope to Thomas Pim Cope, 1801 February 19
1805 August 14th, Weston, to Parents
Letter from Henry Waln Drinker to Thomas Pim Cope, 1823 January 24
Letter from James Monroe to Thomas P. Cope, 1822 June 20
Letter from Francis Cope to Thomas Pim Cope and Mary Drinker Cope, no date