Four obituaries for Gordon W. Copeland Jr., Charles Shively's partner, who passed away on November 23, 1995.

Title

Four obituaries for Gordon W. Copeland Jr., Charles Shively's partner, who passed away on November 23, 1995.

Date

December 7, 1995 for one of the obituaries; the others are not dated but are probably not long after Gordon's death on November 23, 1995.

Description

This envelope contained four obituaries for Charles Shively's partner of 30 years, Gordon W. Copeland Jr. The obituaries record his passing on November 23, 1995, and note that he was a father, grandfather, brother, uncle. He attended Brown University, served in the U.S. Air Force, worked as a bartender at Brumlins, and ran a florist shop named Cope's Hope. Gordon was born in Providence RI and passed away in Cambridge MA at age 64. None of these 4 obituaries record the cause of his death.
One obituary was published in the Boston Globe on Thursday, December 7, 1995. The other clippings do not have newspaper names on them.

Creator

The Boston Globe and three newspapers whose names are not evident on the clippings.

Format

Newspaper clippings of various sizes between 1.5x4.5 inches and a full page.

Original Format

4 newspaper clippings

Citation

The Boston Globe and three newspapers whose names are not evident on the clippings. , “Four obituaries for Gordon W. Copeland Jr., Charles Shively's partner, who passed away on November 23, 1995. ,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed August 19, 2018, https://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/321.

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