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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1897 January 1, Awbury, to Mother
1872 January 15, Philadelphia, to order Hannah B. Evans, Check
Letter from Francis Algernon Evans to Rachel R. Cope Evans, 1922 July 6
Indenture from John T. Barr to "McCorkle"
1894 July 12, Awbury, to My Dear Wife
1809 September 10, to Mother, Philadelphia
1876 April 22, Florence, to Mother
Letter from the Cope Brothers to Edward J. Warner and Alfred D. Warner, 1899 September 22
1907 July 4, Awbury, to My dear Lillie
Letter, 1858 June 24
Letter from Henry Drinker Jr. and John Miller Jr. to B. Henry Latrobe, 1799 June 8
1897 August 5, Woodbourne, to My dearest Mother
1871 February 21, Philadelphia, to order Wm. Henry Bacon, Check
1840 June 2, Woodbourne, to Dear Brother, Philadelphia
Letter from William M. Baird & Co. agents to Cope Brothers, 1880 May 25
1901 March 5, to Mother
Obituary of Alfred Cope and extracts from his diary and letters
1887 July 21, Newport, to Aunt Anna
1876 July 11, Philada, to Lilly
1876 April 4, Connymead, to Alexis & Lily, Rome