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Cope-Collins-Morris papers


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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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 two family deeds, some other papers and some engravings of family members.


Processed by Kara Flynn; completed January 2016.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
January 2016
Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Eliza Cope Collins, 1825-1880.
Box 8 Folder 1
Mary Ann Cope Morris, 1834-1852.
Box 8 Folder 2
Miscellaneous, 1855-1860.
Box 8 Folder 3
Prints, undated.
Box 8 Folder 4
Legal papers, 1794.
Box 8 Folder 5

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