Iowa State University Veterinarian Records, RS 22/6/0/9, University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University, http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/arch/rgrp/22-6-0-9.html
Adam Murray McVickar Thornton, a sophomore veterinary medicine student at Iowa State University, died of cancer Thursday, March 21, 1991 at 4:55 a.m. Adam was born in West Chatham, Massachusetts on April 27, 1958. Adam spent most of the last fourteen years in Iowa. Adam left Massachusetts in 1977 to attend Grinnell College, where he graduated with a degree in urban planning in 1981. He met his wife, LuAnne, at Grinnell, and they were married in 1984.
Iowa State University Veterinarian
"In Memory of Adam Thornton,"
Iowa State University Veterinarian: Vol. 53
, Article 2.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/iowastate_veterinarian/vol53/iss1/2