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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1882 September 2, Newport, to My very dear husband, Awbury
1882 September 4, Newport, to My very dear husband, Awbury
1887 September 12, Philadelphia, to My dear Rachel
1887 July 23, Philadelphia, to Dearest Rachel
1887 October 5, Philadelphia, to My dearest wife
1906 September 9, Jamestown, R.I., to Dear mother
1887 July 16, Philadelphia, to My own dear wife
1885 August 16, Meadow Farm, to brother
1887 June 22, Philadelphia, to My own dear wife
1873 August 1, Awbury, to brother & sister
1888 July 29, Awbury, to My dear Rachel
1901 June 14, Montgomery County, to Jonathan and Rachel
1869 August 29, Cape May, to Rachel, Philadelphia
1885 July 31, Atlantic City, to My dearest husband
1887 August 19, Philadelphia, to My dear wife
1909 June 20, North East Harbor, to Dear Jonathan, Conanicut
1888 August 01, Philadelphia, to Dearest Chellie
1885 August 26, Philadelphia, to My darling wife
1886 July 24, Philadelphia, to My dear wife
1887 August 27, Philadelphia, to My dear wife