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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1885 July 31, Atlantic City, to My dearest husband
1883 July 11, Meadow Farm, to sister
1883 July 28, Philadelphia, to wife
1886 July 29, Philadelphia, to My dear wife
1879 August 4, Bateman's, to dear husband
1867 October 10, Awbury, to my dear Mother
1839 March 12, Savannah, to Dear Father, Philadelphia
1876 July 2, Bateman's, to dear sister
1907 May 25, Ann Arbor, to Dearest Mutter
1878 October 3, Awbury, to dearest sister
N.D. April 21, St. Augustine, to Lilly
1885 July 23, Awbury, to My dearest wife
1910 August 25, Woodbourne, to My dear Thomas
1860 March 27, Astor House, New York, to Thomas P. Cope, Philadelphia
1869 October 3, Awbury, to My dear mother, Newport
1885 August 22, Philadelphia, [to Rachel R.C. Evans]
1907 April 24, Ann Arbor, to My dear Annette
1876 May 14, Awbury, to Brother & Sister
1856 August, Germantown, to My dear Lilly and Chelly
1895 July 9, Awbury, to My dear mother