The Pioneers of Yesteryears -- Manuscript by Otho Edmund Cope

Collection Summary

Title: The Pioneers of Yesteryears -- Manuscript by Otho Edmund Cope
Call Number: MS 87-26
Size: 0.25 linear feet
Acquisition: Source unknown
Processed By: LTM, 5-12-1987; Reprocessed by JEF, 1-28-1998; MN, 10-2008
Note: None
Restrictions: None

Literary Rights

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Restrictions

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Content Note

This collection contains a typed transcription of a manuscript entitled The Pioneers of Yesteryears by Otho Edmund Cope. It traces the Cope family from its beginnings in England to its settlement in the United States starting in 1683. Mostly, though, it recounts the author’s childhood in eastern Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma, his days as a railroad agent, and his family’s life and times from the late 1800s to 1950.

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Box 1 FF 1 Contains a typed transcription of a manuscript by Otho Edmund Cope, The Pioneers of Yesteryears, describing a history of the Cope family in America with special attention given to the Copes in Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma, pages 1-37.
Box 1 FF 2 Contains a typed transcription of a manuscript by Otho Edmund Cope, The Pioneers of Yesteryears, describing a history of the Cope family in America with special attention given to the Copes in Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma, pages 38-79.