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Subseries 10. Boards and Memberships, 1987-1988

Scope and Content Notes:

After Thornburgh concluded his two terms as Governor in January 1987, a number of opportunities were presented to him in which he could exercise his expertise in the area of law and his vast governmental experience. In this portion of the collection we have, broken down into 13 sections, the various companies and organizations that Thornburgh actively participated in as a member of their respective boards of directors. The companies include: Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO), Merrill Lynch, and Rite Aid. Academic institutions include: Carnegie Mellon University's School of Urban and Public Affairs (SUPA), University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA), and University of Pittsburgh's Campaign for Third Century. Continuing with his ongoing interest in those with disabilities, Thornburgh held a board of director's position for the National Organization on Disability. The Foundations and other organizations he served include: Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (ACIR), Princess Grace Foundation, Ronald Reagan Foundation, National Civic League, and the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh.

These files are organized in alphabetical order according to organization or company. Within each organization the material is arranged in chronological order. The researcher will find a variety of articles, correspondence, memos, invitations, letters, reports, pamphlets, meeting minutes and notes, and news releases.

Researchers should note that these "Boards and Memberships" files are related to the IOP files only in that they were produced in the same time period during which Thornburgh was also Director of the Institute of Politics. The same is true with Dick Thornburgh's "K & L" files and the "Ginny Thornburgh at Harvard University" files. Since the time at IOP spans only a year, it is convenient to include these separate yet simultaneously produced materials here.


Box 731
Folder 1 Federalism & Balanced budget issues: Correspondence and reports April, 1987-July 14, 1988
Folder 2 ARCO Dedication in France February, 1988
Folder 3 Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) Correspondence and memos to Thornburgh August-December, 1987
Folder 4 Correspondence, memos, and articles January-August, 1988
Folder 5 ARCO Contributors Committee December 23,1987-January 20, 1988
Folder 6 Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Registration September, 1987-July, 1988
Folder 7 Board of Directors Meeting October 21,1987
Folder 8 Board of Directors Meeting November 18, 1987
Folder 9 Board of Directors Meeting January 20, 1988
Folder 10 Board of Directors Meeting February 17, 1988
Folder 11 Annual Stockholders/Board Meeting April 8-May 12, 1988
Folder 12 Audit Committee Meeting May 12-July 21, 1988
Folder 13 Executive Compensation Committee January 20-February 10, 1988
Folder 14 Letter of Resignation to Board July 25, 1988
Folder 15 General Information Reports December, 1987-February, 1988
Folder 16 Proxy Statement January 13, 1989

Box 732
Folder 1 Board of Visitors Meeting Materials September 29-October 20, 1987
Folder 2 SUPA articles, correspondence & pamphlets January 27-March 21, 1988
Folder 3 Commission on Presidential Debates: correspondence and memos January 1, 1987-February 18, 1988
Folder 4 Council on Foreign Relations: articles, correspondence, invitations and pamphlets June 13-August 4, 1988
Folder 5 Merrill Lynch news release regarding Thornburgh joining Board & Management Newsletter December 7-8, 1987
Folder 6 Board Membership requirements September-December, 1987
Folder 7 Correspondence to Thornburgh (annotated) December, 1987-July, 1988
Folder 8 Memos to Thornburgh (annotated) December, 1987-July, 1988
Folder 9 News Releases March-July, 1988
Folder 10 Management newsletter and articles December, 1987-August, 1988
Folder 11 Financial summaries and analyses (annotated) November, 1987-May, 1988
Folder 12 Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Issues: forms, reports & memos April-June, 1988
Folder 13 Board of Directors conference call December 16, 1987

Box 733
Folder 1 Merrill Lynch Board of Directors Meeting notes January 25, 1988
Folder 2 Merrill Lynch Board of Directors Meeting notes February 22, 1988
Folder 3 Merrill Lynch Board of Directors Meeting notes April 27, 1988
Folder 4 Merrill Lynch Board of Directors Meeting notes June 6, 1988
Folder 5 Thornburgh Resignation Letter to Board July 25, 1988
Folder 6 Proxy Statement January 3, 1989
Folder 7 Correspondence, memos and news releases November 7, 1986-June 30, 1988
Folder 8 Correspondence January, 1987-August, 1988
Folder 9 Articles, correspondence, memos and reports December,1985-February, 1988

Box 734
Folder 1 Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation: brochure and itinerary of Thornburgh's visit April-November, 1987
Folder 2 Articles, annual report, news releases and memos 1987-1988
Folder 3 Annual Stockholders/Board Meeting material October 7, 1987
Folder 4 Board Meeting: Financial material and Thornburgh's notes July 6, 1988
Folder 5 Thornburgh's resignation letter to the Board of Directors July 25, 1988
Folder 6 Program materials March, 1988
Folder 7 Correspondence and memos March, 1987-July, 1988
Folder 8 Correspondence, memos and reports March-June, 1987
Folder 9 Commonwealth Foundation December, 1987-July, 1988
Folder 10 Mid-Atlantic Legal Foundation January, 1986-May, 1987
Folder 11 Smith Richardson Foundation August, 1986-September, 1987
Folder 12 Twentieth Century Club July, 1987-March, 1988