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Subseries 1. GOP Committees and Activities

Scope and Content Notes:

The files here document the Republican committees and activities in which Thornburgh was involved in efforts to revitalize the party locally. The materials are arranged chronologically and consist of correspondence, annotated notes, minutes, memoranda, and reports. Included are two articles Thornburgh wrote about the Republican Party in Pittsburgh, both of which are available here online and indicative of Thornburgh's energetic participation in the political scene at the time.


Box 17
Folder 8 Political Correspondence 1964-1965
Folder 9 Republican Platform Committee, Correspondence and Notes 1965
Folder 10 Republican Research and Planning Corporation, Notes and Research 1965
Folder 11 Proposed Allegheny County Republican Forum: draft memorandum by Dick Thornburgh and John Heinz, Co-chairmen of Committee December, 1965
Folder 12 "The Republican Party in the City of Pittsburgh: A Tentative Analysis and Some Recommendations," by Richard L. Thornburgh 1965
Folder 13 Republicans for Progress 1965-1967
Folder 14 Ripon Society 1965-1974
Folder 15 Political Correspondence 1966
Folder 16 Allegheny Republican Council By-Laws, Correspondence, and Minutes 1966-1968
Folder 17 Correspondence 1967
Folder 18 Allegheny County Republican Party Rules Committee 1967
Folder 19 Allegheny County Republican Research and Issues Committee: Memorandum, Correspondence, Notes, and Reports 1967
Folder 20 Republican Executive Committee of Allegheny County 1967-1968

Box 18
Folder 1 14th Ward Republican Committee 1967-1971
Folder 2 Political Correspondence 1968
Folder 3 Pennsylvania Council of Republican Women 1968
Folder 4 1968 Republican Convention, Programs, Schedules, and Memorabilia July-August, 1968