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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Statement of Partial Loss from Henry and Alfred Cope, 1857 July 20
1900 August 1, Philadelphia, to Dear Rachel
1887 September 12, Philadelphia, to My dear Rachel
1887 July 23, Philadelphia, to Dearest Rachel
1897 September 11, Awbury, to My Dear Wife
1841 December 27, Woodbourne, to Dear Brother, Philadelphia
1887 October 5, Philadelphia, to My dearest wife
1832 November 30, Philadelphia, to Mother
1850 October 3, Woodbourne, to Dear Brother, Philadelphia
Letter from Mary Drinker Cope and Rachel Drinker to Henry and Francis Cope
1834 February 28, Philadelphia, to Alfred Cope
1843 August 17, Philadelphia, to Dear Mother
1841 April 30, Woodbourne, to my dear Brother, [Philadelphia]
1836 October 20, Hav. College, to Mother, Philadelphia
Letter from Thomas Pim Cope to Henry Cope, 1807 February 4
1870 April 27, Philadelphia, to order of Hannah B. Evans, Check
1887 July 16, Philadelphia, to My own dear wife
1835, August, 1, Philadelphia, Dear Franky, Haverford School
Search for unpaid taxes in the names of John Tearney, Samuel and Ann Jackson, and Catharine Dredger, 1847 November 10
1835 November 3, Haverford, to Dear Father, Philadelphia