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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1875 September 19, Zermattt, to Lond(?)
1882 September 4, Newport, to My very dear husband, Awbury
1887 July 23, Philadelphia, to Dearest Rachel
1887 October 5, Philadelphia, to My dearest wife
1860 October 4, Newport, to Dear Frank
1865 October 16, Newport, to Lilly and Chelly
1906 February 14, Hotel Suisse, Via Veneto, Rome, to Dear Cousin Anna
1893 October 29, Woodbourne, to dear Carrie
1887 July 16, Philadelphia, to My own dear wife
1867 August 4, Newport, to My dear Frank
1893 September 4, Awbury, to My Dear Wife, Conanicut
1897 July 8, Awbury, to My Dear Wife
1842 August 27, Chester, to Henry
1892 July 3, Awbury, My Dear Wife
1887 June 22, Philadelphia, to My own dear wife
1868 August 30, Awbury, to My dear Frank
1897 July 11, Woodbourne, to Aunts
1887 August 19, Philadelphia, to My dear wife
1866 July 27, Aubury, to Dear Chelly
1837 June 30, Haverford, to Dear Father, Philadelphia