Inventory
 

Margaret Beecher Papers
Dates: 1970-1979
Accession Number: 800617B
Donor: Unknown
Description: Eight file folders in a document case


Content and Scope of Collection

Margaret (Mrs. Samuel) Beecher was the Indiana Coordinator for the National League of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia, 1970-1971. The Beechers were the parents of Quentin R. Beecher, MIA.

The collection contains mostly state reports and newsletters. Margaret Beecher was active in disseminating information concerning national efforts to secure the release of POWs and to obtain hard news about MIAs. A few other more personal, items of correspondence are mixed in with the official newsletters.

Document Case

 

 

 

 

Folder 1

State reports, newsletters,
  lists of prisoners

1970-1971

 

 

 

Folder 2

State reports, newsletters

1971, 1972

 

 

 

Folder 3

Letters and other papers of Mrs. Waldo
  F. Mitchell, grandmother of Quentin
  R. Beecher

1970

 

 

 

Folder 4

Newspaper clippings about POWs

1970-1973

 

 

 

 

Letter to "Sixty Minutes" from Margaret
  M. and Samuel E. Beecher, Jr.

July, 1974

 

 

 

Folder 5

Snapshots of posters, float to remind
  people of POWs and MIAs

n.d.

 

 

 

Folder 6

National League: Fact sheet

1970, 1971

 

 

 

 

List of state and regional coordinators

 

 

 

 

 

Newsletters

 

 

 

 

 

Letters

 

 

 

 

Folder 7

Artist Shary Aument's "Unforgettable
  Faces," including portrait of Quentin
  R. Beecher

1971-1973

 

 

 

Folder 8

National League
  Barbara Mullen poem with note to Beechers

n.d.

 

 

 

 

Barbara Mullen transcript of conversation
  with Frank Sieverts,  State Department

Oct. 1971

 

 

 

 

Program - May meeting, National
  League, Washington, D. C.

May 5-7, 1972

 

 

 

 

Vietnam veterans commemorative stamps (3)

Nov. 1979