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
1900 August 1, Philadelphia, to Dear Rachel
1882 September 4, Newport, to My very dear husband, Awbury
1887 October 5, Philadelphia, to My dearest wife
1843 August 17, Philadelphia, to Dear Mother
1896 September 16, Lake Placid, to My very dear Mother
1863 April 8, Aubury, to my family
1885 August 16, Meadow Farm, to brother
1893 September 4, Awbury, to My Dear Wife, Conanicut
1863 August 22, Linden St, to my dear Anna
1893 November 3, Awbury, to Dear Lillie
1869, to My dear sister Anna & Lily & Chellie
1809 June 8, Baltimore, to Brother
1885 July 31, Atlantic City, to My dearest husband
1887 August 19, Philadelphia, to My dear wife
1885 August 1, Philada, to Lillie
1909 June 20, North East Harbor, to Dear Jonathan, Conanicut
1899 August 7, Woodbourne, to My dear Chellie
1858 August, to My dear Annie
1834 January 31, Philada, to Brother