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Thomas Pim Cope Jr. commonplace book


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

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Thomas Pim Cope Jr. was born in Phildelphia, Pennsylvania, on February 7, 1823, the son of Henry Cope (1793-1865) and Rachel Reeve (1794-1863). He entered Haverford College in 1835, and graduated in 1839. He married Elizabeth Waln Stokes (1823-1902) in 1849. He was a manager of Haverford from 1864 to 1871. He died in Germantown, Pennsylvania, on October 27, 1900.

This collection contains autographs and messages of friendship from Cope's peers. The entries include their names, the date, a short note or piece of literature, and their school affiliation.

This collection is arranged in one volume. `

The Thomas Pim Cope Jr. commonplace book was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1943 by Margaret Cope.

Processed by Madison Arnold-Scerbo; completed June, 2018.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Madison Arnold-Scerbo
Finding Aid Date
June, 2018
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Thomas Pim Cope Jr. commonplace book, 1835.
Volume 1

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