Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: 83
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The Topical subseries of Personal depicts Riley’s continuing interest and involvement in education and children’s issues between his terms as governor and Secretary and following his service as Secretary. It includes material relating to the Riley Institute at Furman University, as well as documenting Riley’s activity in the Democratic Party. A substantial Persons subseries contains files on Jimmy Carter, Pat Conroy, Bryan Dorn, John Glenn, members of the Kennedy family, and others. Among the...
Dates: c. 1898 - 2018
File — Box: 46
Scope and Contents From the Series: Personal files chiefly consist of campaign materials from Spence‘s many races. Also present are papers relating to Spence‘s education, Naval service, family, and membership in the Sons of Confederate Veterans and St. Peter‘s Lutheran Church. There is also extensive material regarding Spence‘s medical problems and his two resulting organ transplants—a double lung transplant in 1988 and a kidney transplant in 2000. Early in his illness, his doctors were unsure of the nature of his lung ailment....
File — Box: 75
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Personal series includes materials relating to Riley’s involvement as a private citizen with education and other issues and public interest groups, as well as files on his family, his campaigns for office, legal career, oral histories conducted with Riley, schedules, and travel. 1994 saw the passing of Riley’s father, “Mr. Ted,” at the age of 94, followed shortly by Riley’s undergoing cancer surgery. The collection includes condolence letters and get-well notes. Also included are letters of...
Dates: 1986 - 1987, on gubernatorial terms, interviewed by Jack Bass (3 folders)