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Priscilla Walker Streets Genealogical Research Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-143

Scope and Contents

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.

Dates

  • 1779-ca. 1923 (bulk 1880-1923)

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

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.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language

English

Overview

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 family for her book, Lewis Walker of Chester Valley and His Descendents, 1686-1896, and correspondence after its publication.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Esther Heacoc, 1964

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given by the niece of Priscilla Walker Streets.

Related Materials

See also:
  1. Lewis Walker of Chester Valley and His Descendents, 1686-1896, by Priscilla Walker Streets, FHL call number BX 7791. W16 S9
Title
An Inventory of the Priscilla Walker Streets Genealogical Research Papers, 1779-ca. 1923 (bulk 1880-1923)
Author
FHL staff
Date
1964
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Language of description note
English
Sponsor
Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries

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