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Summary Information

Title: Dick Thornburgh Papers, Series I. Youth and Education
Collection Number: AIS.1998.30.01
Creator: Thornburgh, Dick, 1932-

Collection Dates: 1932-1957
Extent: 8.75 linear feet

Language: English

The first series of the Thornburgh Papers includes materials from his earliest days, growing up in a suburb of Pittsburgh, and continuing through his years of education, graduating in 1957 from the University of Pittsburgh's School of Law. The files are arranged in four sections that reflect Thornburgh's academic progression: "Youth," "Mercersburg Academy," "Yale University," and "University of Pittsburgh School of Law." Included are personal items such as a childhood diary, photographs, school newspaper "Sportorials," college term papers and examinations, and all class notes and annotated texts from law school. Digital reproductions of portions of the collection are available online.