Collection Title: Beatrice Menig Political Scrapbooks
Dates of Collection: 1960 – 2000
Repositiory: Chester County Historical Society
Project Archivist: Jasmine Smith
Beatrice Menig served as Chester County Jury Commissioner beginning in 1962. She followed her service as Jury Commissioner as the Recorder of Deeds, a position she held from 1968-1972. She was a Republican candidate and supported other Republican politicians.
“Menig, B.” Newspaper Clippings. Chester County Historical Society.
“Recorder of Deeds Historical Information.” Chester County Pennsylvania website.
Menig’s scrapbooks focus on elections and political events from the 1960’s through the 1990’s, including her own 1967 campaign. Most of the scrapbooks are filled with newspaper clippings. Dates are apparent in most clippings, but the source newspaper is not always evident.
Menig organized scrapbook items by event and date.