University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Wilmer W. MacElree Manuscript Collection, 1906.



Descriptive Summary

Creator: MacElree, Wilmer M., 1859-1960.
Title: Wilmer W. MacElree Manuscript Collection
Dates: 1906
Abstract: The collection consists of a bound volume of original, handwritten manuscripts and correspondence titled “Down the Eastern and Up the Black Brandywine,” by Wilmer W. MacElree, 1906.
Accession No.: 2009-323
Extent: 1 1/2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Wilmer W. MacElree, born in 1859, was a lawyer, district attorney, and historian in Chester County, Pennsylvania, practicing law until the age of 93. He wrote books concerning nature and the area around the Brandywine, such as “Down the Eastern and Up the Black Brandywine,” “Along the Western Brandywine,” and “Around the Boundaries of Chester County.” He died on January 16, 1960.


Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a bound volume of original, handwritten manuscripts and correspondence titled “Down the Eastern and Up the Black Brandywine,” by Wilmer W. MacElree, 1906. The manuscript was published in 1906.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
MacElree, Wilmer W., 1859-1960.
Places
West Chester (Pa.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Wilmer W. MacElree Manuscript Collection, 1859-1960, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Megan Mummey, January 2010.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2B145 “Down the Eastern and Up the Black Brandywine,” 1906