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
1887 September 12, Philadelphia, to My dear Rachel
1887 July 23, Philadelphia, to Dearest Rachel
1887 October 5, Philadelphia, to My dearest wife
1907 January 7, Awbury, Germantown, Pa., to My dearest Aunt Sue
1865 October 16, Newport, to Lilly and Chelly
1904 September 1, North East Harbor, to Dear Rachel
1887 July 16, Philadelphia, to My own dear wife
1907 May 1, Awbury, to My truly loved Cousin
1893 November 3, Awbury, to Dear Lillie
1869, to My dear sister Anna & Lily & Chellie
1887 June 22, Philadelphia, to My own dear wife
1873 August 1, Awbury, to brother & sister
1860 October (?), to dear Nancy
1907 September 6, Jamestown, to Dearest Mother
1869 August 29, Cape May, to Rachel, Philadelphia
1910 August 2, Jamestown, to My beloved Mother
1909 June 20, North East Harbor, to Dear Jonathan, Conanicut
1910 December 17, to Dearest Mother
1901 March 5, to Mother