COPE, Edward Drinker, 1840-1897

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Zoologist, paleontologist.<br>
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b. 28 July 184.0, Phila., Pa., s. Alfred and Hanna (Edge) Cope.<br>
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1853, Westtown School. Univ. of Penna. 1859, at Wash., D. C., studied at Smithsonian Insititution. 18 studied in Europe.<br>
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m., 1865, Annie Pim. One daughter.<br>
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1864-1867, professor at Haverford College, Pa. Resigned on account of ill health.<br>
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1884, curator of National Museum, Wash., D. C.<br>
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1891, professor of Geology at th Univ. of Pa., Phila.<br>
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1896, President of the American Assoc. for the Ad went of Science.<br>
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|spouses=[[COPE, Annie Pim, 1840-1933|Annie Pim]]
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Discovered and described over 1000 species of fos
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|children=[[COLLINS, Julia Cope, 1866-1958|Julia]] (b. 1866)
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vertebrates. Became rival of O. C. Marsh.<br>
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Work criticized as sometimes superficial, yet of astonishing amount. Published papers having 600 separate titles.<br>
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App author of "The conversions of early Friends," appearing Friends Review, 29(1876):385, 411, W9.<br>
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d. 12 April, 1897, in his 57th year.<br>
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|deathdate=12 April 1897
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Included with W. B. E. 1 s manuscript is a clipping of vertisement of Edward Drinker Cope's The Primary Facto Organic Evolution, with a portrait. F. T'J'<br>
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Osborn, Cope, Master naturalist. Lippincottis Biog. Dictionary, p. 712.<br>
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'''Edward Drinker Cope''' (July 28, 1840 - April 12, 1897), zoologist and paleontologist, was a Professor at Haverford College, curator of the National Museum in Washinton, D.C., and Professor of Geology at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Die. Am. Biog., 4.:420.<br>
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Jones, Later Periods of Qu., p. 768.
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==Biography==
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Edward Drinker Cope was born in Philadelphia, the son of [[COPE, Alfred, 1806-1875|Alfred]] and [[COPE, Hannah Edge, 1814-1843|Hannah Edge Cope]]. He attended Westtown School in 1853 and in 1859 the University of Pennsylvania. In Washington, D.C., Cope studied at the Smithsonian Institution. In 1865, Edward Drinker Cope married [[COPE, Annie Pim, 1840-1933|Annie Pim]]. The two had one daighter, Julia.<br>
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From 1864 to 1867, and again from 1871 to 1878, Cope was a Professor at Haverford College. He resigned on account of ill health. By 1884, Cope became curator of National Museum in Washington, D.C. In 1891, Cope was a Professor of Geology at the University of Pennsylvania. His work was criticized as sometimes superficial, yet of astonishing amount. He published papers having 600 separate titles.
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==Works by==
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* [http://tripod.brynmawr.edu/record=b1108132 "The conversions of early Friends" from ''Friends Review'', 29(1876):385, 411, W9].
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* Included with W.B.E.'s manuscript is a clipping of an advertisement of Edward Drinker Cope's from The Primary Facto Organic Evolution, with a portrait. F. T'J'<br>
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* Osborn, Cope, Master naturalist. Lippincottis Biog. Dictionary, p. 712.<br>
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* Dic. Am. Biog., 4.:420.<br>
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* [http://tripod.brynmawr.edu/record=b1919298 Jones, Rufus. ''Later Periods of Quakers'' (London: Macmillan and Co., 1921), p. 768.]
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Edward Drinker Cope
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Gender: M
Birth date: 28 July 1840
Place of birth: Philadelphia, Pa.
Death date: 12 April 1897
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Nationality: US
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Spouse(s): Annie Pim
Children: Julia (b. 1866)

Edward Drinker Cope (July 28, 1840 - April 12, 1897), zoologist and paleontologist, was a Professor at Haverford College, curator of the National Museum in Washinton, D.C., and Professor of Geology at the University of Pennsylvania.

Biography

Edward Drinker Cope was born in Philadelphia, the son of Alfred and Hannah Edge Cope. He attended Westtown School in 1853 and in 1859 the University of Pennsylvania. In Washington, D.C., Cope studied at the Smithsonian Institution. In 1865, Edward Drinker Cope married Annie Pim. The two had one daighter, Julia.

From 1864 to 1867, and again from 1871 to 1878, Cope was a Professor at Haverford College. He resigned on account of ill health. By 1884, Cope became curator of National Museum in Washington, D.C. In 1891, Cope was a Professor of Geology at the University of Pennsylvania. His work was criticized as sometimes superficial, yet of astonishing amount. He published papers having 600 separate titles.

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