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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1893 July 20, Awbury, to My Dear Wife, Conanicut
1887 July 23, Philadelphia, to Dearest Rachel
1906 September 9, Jamestown, R.I., to Dear mother
1891 June 22, Woodbourne, to My Dear Wife
1906 February 14, Hotel Suisse, Via Veneto, Rome, to Dear Cousin Anna
1887 July 16, Philadelphia, to My own dear wife
1867 August 16, Newport, to My dear husband
1911 September 16, Awbury, to Grandma
1907 May 1, Awbury, to My truly loved Cousin
1876 August 13, Philadelphia, to Dear Anna
1893 September 4, Awbury, to My Dear Wife, Conanicut
1897 July 8, Awbury, to My Dear Wife
1879 August 31, Montrose, to Mother
1893 November 3, Awbury, to Dear Lillie
1869, to My dear sister Anna & Lily & Chellie
1862 August 24, Awbury, to My dear children
1892 July 3, Awbury, My Dear Wife
1887 June 22, Philadelphia, to My own dear wife
1873 August 1, Awbury, to brother & sister
1868 August 30, Awbury, to My dear Frank