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Subseries 13. Ongoing Career

Oversize 6 Honorary Degree: Doctor of Laws, Shippensburg University, May 7, 1994
Oversize 11 Certificate: Santa Rosa “Dick Thornburgh Day” “Thornburgh becomes a cornerstone in the history of the fight for the total inclusion of all people in every segment of society…” [Framed certificate and plaque with Rotary International Seal], April 8, 1997
Oversize 45 Honorary Degree: Doctor of Laws, Richard L. Thornburgh, Grove City College [Framed degree and hood], May 17, 2003
Oversize 46 Award: Santa Rosa, CA. Framed with gold seal from California Legislature, Independent Living Legacy Award from Community Resources for Independence to Dick and Ginny Thornburgh…”for their advocacy on behalf of people with disabilities in California and throughout the nation,” [Handsome looking. Many Whereas’…re their accomplishments], May 7, 2004
Oversize 51 Award: Millersville University 150th Anniversary Medallion to The Honorable Richard Thornburgh “Recognizing extraordinary leadership and commitment to public higher education and societal issues.” [Framed medallion on yellow ribbon with engraved brass plaque with the above wording. Decorative item] [For his role in signing the 1983 law that created the State System of Higher Education], September 10, 2004
Oversize 58 Plaque: The ARC Pennsylvania Award to Dick Thornburgh and Ginny Thornburgh [etching of family], June 1999
Oversize 59 Plaque: From Senator Heinz & The Urban League of Pittsburgh to Dick Thornburgh [art work], January 15, 1998
Oversize 65 Award: Chief Judge Damich, Court of Federal Claims to Dick Thornburgh, appointing honorary membership, November 4, 2005
Oversize 68 Award: Distinguished Alumni Fellow Award for Dick Thornburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, February 24, 2006
Oversize 69 Plaque: Appreciation, from The Christian Council of Korea to Dick Thornburgh [pretty Oriental Frame], 2005
Oversize 118 Deed: Original Deed of Gift of Thornburgh Collection to University of Pittsburgh, [framed] Signed by: Dick Thornburgh, Mark A. Nordenberg, and Rush A. Miller, March 27, 1998
Oversize 128 Honorary Degree: Doctor of Laws, Tiffin University [Framed], May 8, 1993
Honorary Degree: Doctor of Humane Letters, Defiance College, May 7, 1995
Oversize 129 Certificate: University of Pittsburgh, Omicron Delta Kappa Society “outstanding American who has exemplified the ideals of ODKA”, March 23, 1996
Certificate: State of Alabama, Governor’s Office, naming Dick Thornburgh, Honorary Citizen of Alabama, April 11, 1997
Proclamation: City of Santa Rosa, CA, to Dick and Ginny Thornburgh, Independent Living Legacy Award for …”their tireless efforts…for persons with disabilities…”, May 5, 2004
Oversize 130 Honorary Degree: Clarion University of Pa, Doctor of Public Service, May 14, 1994
Oversize 160 Plaque: Ohio Attorney General’s 1995 Conference on Law Enforcement, “gratitude for support and involvement in.....conference,” October 5, 1995
Plaque: Special Olympics – Dick Thornburgh Governor who initiated the games in 1981; XV anniversary [Big plaque with gold bell protruding], 1981-1996
Oversize 161 Award: Round 6” heavy medal: XXIX World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh: David Glick Award to Dick Thornburgh, June 15, 1993
Plaque: APSCUF, Richard Thornburgh “Recognition of distinguished contributions to cause of public higher education in PA” [handsome], April 21, 1995
Plaque: Massachusetts Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities: “Gratitude for unwavering commitment to ADA & civil and human rights of persons with disabilities,” 1995
Plaque: From Rotary International, Santa Rosa & others: “In appreciation for advocacy to create a just and barrier free society for all people.” [See OS 11], April 8, 1997
Oversize 162 Plaque: Bronze hammered image of Cathedral of Learning, Commissioned by Chancellor of University of Pittsburgh
Award: Combination Lock Bank October 1998
Oversize 164 Gift: Clock given on occasion of awarding Honorary Degree to Dick Thornburgh by Clarion University of PA, May 14, 1994
Gift: T-shirt: “TMI Alumni Association,” from PA DER, [20 yr “anniversary”], January 11, 1999
Plaque: Richard L. Thornburgh: presented for exceptional contributions to World Peace and Mutual Understanding between Korea and U.S. Korean Alumni Association, University of Pittsburgh, 1995
Oversize 166 Plaque: ASME INTERNATIONAL, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers “Certificate of Appreciation to Hon Dick Thornburgh, Roy V. Wright Lecturer, In recognition of his leadership in encouraging all engineers to discharge the duties, responsibilities and privileges of citizenship in our democracy” [Glass surface], 2002
Plaque: In Esteem and Appreciation To Hon Richard Thornburgh “As keynote speaker at our 15th Annual Meeting you helped focus public attention on the work of NCCG. Your advocacy for Americans with disabilities, deepened by love and experience, is an inspiration to all of us.” North Coast Community Homes, December 5, 2000
Plaque: To Dick Thornburgh “With sincere appreciation for your lifelong dedication to public service,” NASP, Subrogation 2001: Improving the Odds, November 12, 2001
Award: Humanitarian Award presented to Richard L. Thornburgh, “Who has, in the true spirit of The Syria Shrine, embodied the virtue of public and humanitarian service, and who has worked tirelessly and selflessly for the people of Western Pennsylvania, the residents of this Commonwealth and the citizens of the United States of America,” Syria Shrine, February 16, 2002
Award: VOLAR Champion Award (Volar Center for Independent Living) Americans with Disabilities Act Governor. Dick Thornburgh; El Paso, Texas, July 23, 2004
Gift: Engraved round bronze plate (c. 8”). Back: To Richard L. Thornburgh, Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce, “In grateful appreciation for your address at our annual dinner.” [Front: Building], April 4, 1995
Gift: Rotary Club of San Juan Puerto Rico; Round (3”) metal medallion/paperweight
Oversize 167 Plaque: With metal duplicate of Announcement card regarding Governor’s return To Kirkpatrick & Lockhart to practice law [Metal pitted], February 1, 1987
Oversize 171 Plaque: University of Pittsburgh School of Law Commencement Speaker [Glass standing curved, etched “plaque” with University seal], May 23, 1998
Plaque: Pittsburgh Council for International Visitors’ International Bridge Award to The Honorable Dick Thornburgh “in recognition of his efforts to build bridges between Western Pennsylvania and the World,” [Etched glass “plaque” with curved top, in wooden base] April 23, 2005
Plaque: “AARP Thanks Dick Thornburgh for Distinguished Leadership ‘16 Candles for the ADA’ AARP Disability Interest Resource Group Launch, Washington D.C.”, July 27, 2006
Plaque: Loyola University College of Law Commencement Speaker,[Plaque has photograph of Dick Thornburgh speaking], May 16, 2007
Gift: Round metal plate: Front: Picture of Harbison Chapel, Grove City College, Back: Hon. Dick Thornburgh, Installation Speaker, Inauguration of Richard G. Jewell ’67, J.D., Eighth President of Grove City College,[brass c. 10” diameter, with stand], November 15, 2003
Award: Distinguished Alumni Fellow Award from University of Pittsburgh Round metal on ribbon with University seal on front Inscribed “Distinguished Alumni Fellow” Back: The Honorable Richard L. Thornburgh, Law ‘57, February 24, 2006
Award: Neighborhood Legal Services Association (HLSA) to Richard L. Thornburg [h missing]: “In recognition and appreciation for your deep commitment to the principle of Equal Justice Under Law NLSA 40th Anniversary, [Etched glass], April 28, 2006
Award: Saint Vincent College Presidential Medal of Honor Dick Thornburgh [Large pewter looking medal on blue/white ribbon], May 7, 2003