Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim)
- Existence: 1768 - 1854
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
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.
The Cope family's financial records include an account book, a Pennsylvania bank account book, and two family cash books. The collection includes both business and personal financial records.
Cope was a Quaker merchant, founder of Cope family shipping business, and member of Philadelphia City Council and Pennsylvania legislature. His diary entries cover a variety of topics including weather, religious and personal reflection, business interests, family news, and discussions of international politics.
This collection contains one volume, labeled Philomathian Society Minutes Vol 2. It includes minutes from the society's meetings, detailing conversations and debates held within the meetings. From notes in the minutes, Thomas Pim Cope was the group's secretary during this time.
- Quaker businesspeople 5
- Quakers 2
- Quakers -- History 2
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
- United States -- History -- War of 1812 2
- Business -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
- Epidemics -- Pennsylvania 1
- Haiti 1
- Literature 1
- Literature -- Study and teaching 1
- Logbooks -- 19th century 1
- Packets 1
- Pennsylvania -- Politics and Government 1
- Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
- Quaker philanthropists 1
- Quakers -- Diaries 1
- Quakers -- Family relationships 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 1
- Shipping 1
- Slave labor 1
- Slavery -- United States 1
- account books 1
- business records 1
- diaries 1
- financial records 1
- minutes (administrative records) 1 ∧ less