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 4, Newport, to My very dear husband, Awbury
1893 September 4, Awbury, to My Dear Wife, Conanicut
1897 July 8, Awbury, to My Dear Wife
1892 July 3, Awbury, My Dear Wife
1909 November 9, Radnor, to Cousin Anna
1910 December 17, to Dearest Mother
1883 July 11, Meadow Farm, to sister
1841 August 2, Philada, to Father, West Chester, Pa.
1911 March 26, to My own darling Sister
1897 January 14, Saranac Lake, to Dearest Mother
1887 July 26, Philadelphia, to Dearest Rachel
1908 October 31, Awbury, to My dear Lillie
1860 January 9, Woodbourne, to My very dear cousin
[Fragment] 1889 September 17
1873 January 31, Wynndown, to My dear friend
1873 January 27, Connymede, to Sarah Walker
1905 October 17, Awbury, to My dear Lillie
1899 July 26, Mossgiel, to My dear sister
1867 September 13, Awbury, to My dear Frank
1911 November 14, Awbury, to My dear Lillie