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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1850 October 3, Woodbourne, to Dear Brother, Philadelphia
1906 February 14, Hotel Suisse, Via Veneto, Rome, to Dear Cousin Anna
1879 August 31, Montrose, to Mother
1860 October (?), to dear Nancy
1841 February 15, Woodbourne, to Dear Brother, Philadelphia
1896 August 3, Philadelphia, to Frank
1862 August 31 (?), Connymeade, to Dearest cousin S
1899 August 7, Woodbourne, to My dear Chellie
1879 August 20, Montrose, to Mother
1890 August 17, Woodbourne, to Grandma
1897 August 5, Woodbourne, to My dearest Mother
1883 September 6, Woodbourne, to Father
1880 November 17, Montrose, to Lilly
1883 July 28, Philadelphia, to wife
1886 July 29, Philadelphia, to My dear wife
1887 August 14, Montrose, to Dear Mother
1880 October 14, Montrose, to Lilly
1880 August 1, Montrose, to My beloved husband
1860 January 9, Woodbourne, to My very dear cousin
1880 August 23, Montrose, to My dearest husband