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Gilbert Cope papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-044

Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the typed diary transcript of entries dated 1869, as well as the Genealogy of Kirk-Price and Cox-Garrett ancestors, and miscellaneous notes pertaining to the Gilbert Cope foundation of genealogy and historical research.

Dates

  • 1869

Creator

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical note

Gilbert Cope (1840-1928) was a historian, genealogist, and photographer. He was born and raised in West Chester, Pa. and was a Quaker who spent his life researching, recording and photographing life in Chester County. He co-wrote a history of Chester County, Pa. with Judge J. Smith Futhey, and was one of the founders of the Chester County Historical Society. He died in 1928

Extent

2 folders

Language

English

Acquisition

The Gilbert Cope papers were donated to Quaker & Special Collections, Haverford College, in 1947 by Joseph Cope.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed January 2016.

Creator

Title
Gilbert Cope papers, 1869
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
January 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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