Archives of American Art

George Cope papers

Collection ID:
Cope, George, 1855-1929
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Invitations to viewings of Cope's paintings; requests for loans of his works; cancelled checks; three drawings which probably related to a canvas stretching device and the patent he received for the invention; newspaper clippings; photographs of Cope, including one of Cope with his teacher Herman Herzog; and a list of Cope's paintings compiled by the Chester County Historical Society.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4018 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan, at the Free Library of Philadelphia, and at the Chester County Historical Society.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in Chester County Historical Society.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed in 1987 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Pennsylvania -- West Chester Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- West Chester Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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