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Priscilla Walker Streets (1848-1927) was a birthright member of Radnor Monthly Meeting (Quaker) and a genealogist of the Walker family of Chester Valley, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Thomas R. and Mary Baynes Walker and in 1875 was married to Dr. Thomas Hale Streets.
These papers are largely genealogical data compiled on the Walker, Baynes, and collateral lines for her book, Lewis Walker of Chester Valley and His Descendents, 1686-1896, and correspondence after its publication. It includes one folder containing genealogical data collected by Priscilla Walker Streets, with related correspondence. Includes some earlier miscellaneous material, including an account of a cholera epidemic in Philadelphia in 1832 by Lewis Walker. Also, a bound volume primarily on the Baynes family.
Donor: Esther Heacoc, 1964
The collection was given by the niece of Priscilla Walker Streets.
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Collection is open for research.
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Includes some earlier miscellaneous material, including an account of a cholera epidemic in Philadelphia in 1832.Physical Description
1 bound vol.