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Subseries 2. Campaign for and Delegate to the Constitutional Convention

Scope and Content Notes:

In typical fashion, Dick Thornburgh meticulously maintained records both of his campaign and his participation at the convention. Much of the material is annotated and many drafts of proposals and articles are included. The news releases from his delegate campaign are particularly interesting background on the prospective work and goals of the convention and are available here online. His delegate news releases (also available online) and mailings further document the ongoing news from the convention. Delegate lists, programs and ephemera are here as well as the "Convention Reporter" news bulletins. Although convention proposals no doubt are available elsewhere, Thornburgh's individual delegate participation and personal delegate records from the convention in progress appear to be unique and especially of interest.

Section: Delegate Campaign

Folder 8 Better Constitution Committee, Thornburgh Chairman and Treasurer 1967
Folder 9 Delegate Campaign: memos, correspondence, clippings, editorials, brochures and drafts 1967
Folder 10 Campaign News Releases 1967
Folder 11 Con Con Clips and Editorials re: Delegate Campaigns 1967
Folder 12 Letters of Congratulations on Election as Delegate to the Convention August -December 1967

Section: Delegate to Con Con

Folder 13 Delegate News Releases and Mailings 1967-1968
Folder 14 Delegate to Con Con: programs, delegate ephemera, programs, expenses and events 1967-1968
Folder 15 Delegate Binder: includes guidebook, roster, and daily "Convention Reporter" news bulletins 1967-1968
Folder 16 Delegates to Con Con: Lists, directories, and license plate undated
Folder 17 Correspondence from Thornburgh, Delegate November 1967-April 1968
Folder 18 Correspondence to Thornburgh, Delegate December 1967-December 1968
Folder 19 Correspondence from Hymen Diamond December 1967-March 1968
Folder 20 Delegate Mail/Memos from Outside Organizations 1967-1968