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Ruth Chambers Biddle genealogical research papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-165
Abstract Includes correspondence, 1927-1928, concerning genealogical research, a bound volume with her genealogical research notes, including information on the Yarnall, Pennell, and Cope families, and loose notes.

Caleb Cope and family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1222
Overview Letters and papers of the interrelated Cope and Howard families in the latter part of 19th and early 20th centuries. Although the Cope family had Quaker roots, most of the members of these two families were probably not Quaker.

Cope-Collins-Morris papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-046
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the correspondence, prints, and legal papers of three Quaker families, Cope, Collins, and Morris. It primarily includes letters by Mary Ann Cope Morris and letters to Eliza Cope Collins; including the letter of the latter's husband William Morris describing cholera epidemic in Philadelphia, as well as abolitionist activity, Philadelphia Quaker life, Yearly Meetings and a trip through an Oneida Indian village with details about life there. In addition, there are...

Cope-Evans Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1170
Scope and Contents Letters (with accompanying poetry, acrostics, drawings, clippings, etc.), marriage certificates, photographs, friendship book, estate related papers and account books, computer disks. Primarily letters of the closely related Quaker families of Cope and Evans of Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.); other families include Brown, Drinker and Haines.

Cope-Evans family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1242
Overview The Cope-Evans papers cover the years 1683 to 2012 and detail the history of the inter-related Cope and Evans families, important Philadelphia-area Quakers. The papers are divided into four series: Personal and Family papers, Business papers, J. Morris Evans papers, and Miscellaneous.

Cope family correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-043
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the correspondence of the Cope family.

Cope family financial records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-005
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of four volumes of the Cope family's financial records, including an account book, a Pennsylvania bank account book, and two family cash books. The collection includes both business and personal financial records.

Mary G. Cary and John R. Cary papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-038
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, documents and photographs of 18th & 19th and early 20th -century family members mostly of the Quaker Cary, Cope, Elkinton, Gilpin, Newlin, Stokes and Waln families. Issues of domestic life and family relations, as well as attendance at Meeting are the focus of this collection of letters and documents relating to the Quaker families: Evans, Gilpin, Newlin, Stokes and Waln. The greatest number of letters was written by John Stokes (1800-1868) to Hannah Smith...

Stokes-Evans-Cope Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1169
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, legal and business papers, artifacts, printed volumes, scrapbook, account books, marriage certificates, deeds, photographs and photo-album, computer disks, typed transcripts and various misc. papers. Papers are chiefly of the related Quaker families of Stokes, Evans, Cope and Wistar of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Woodbourne Orchards and family of Francis R. Cope Jr.

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Identifier: HC.MC-1230
Overview Papers of the Cope family whose members descended from or were forebears of Francis R. Cope Jr. (1878-1962). The bulk of the papers was created by Francis R. Cope Jr., his daughter, Theodora Morris Cope and her first husband, John Frederick Stanwell-Fletcher. Other principal writers in the collection are Alexis T. Cope, Agnes Cope, Anna S. Cope, Caroline Cope, Clementine Cope, Elizabeth S. Cope, and Evelyn Cope, all from the 19th and 20th century. The earlier Copes were Quakers, but some...