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Spence, Floyd D., 1928-2001


Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

August 16, Passing of Rep. Floyd Spence

 File — Box 693
Collection Description From the Series: Speeches consist of 8 linear feet of material (8 cartons), 1952 to 2004, and are arranged chronologically within two sections: speech texts (approx. 1450 in all) and speech-related material. Speech texts include full texts of speeches, notes for speeches, speech drafts (edited and unedited), and speech memos. Hollings often spoke without a full text version in front of him. Filed throughout the speech texts are speaking invitations and event programs. Speech-related material consists of...
Dates: 2001

Charles Evans Boineau, Jr. Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-CEB
Scope and Contents 2.5 ft. of materials, 1934-2003, chiefly 1961-1964, document more fully the emergence of a viable and active Republican Party in South Carolina than they do Boineau’s brief tenure in the South Carolina House of Representatives. The papers are arranged into nine series. In addition to the papers described herein, Mr. Boineau recorded an extensive interview with Modern Political Collections (now SCPC) regarding his education, wartime experiences, and political involvement.Campaign...
Dates: 1934 - 2003

Congressional Interview, 1970-1985 [Spence and Watson]

 File — Box 17
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Voter Service material documents a variety of League interests and activities such as candidate forums, candidate questionnaires, election laws and procedures, voting rights, and voter registration. Also documented under Voter Service is a program of League observers who sat in on meetings of the Columbia City Council and Richland and Lexington County Councils as well as meetings of other groups.

Dates: 1970-1985 [Spence and Watson]

Spence, Floyd

 File — Box 4
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Clients series (3.25 linear feet) constitutes the bulk of the collection. This series is divided into two sub-series: General and Persons. The files in both sub-series are arranged alphabetically by client name. The General sub-series consists of accounts for businesses or issues of public interest. The Recommendations for Clients folders within this sub-series consist of client advertising and public relations recommendation packets prepared for clients not otherwise documented in the...
Dates: 1946 - 2001

Spence, Floyd

 File — Box 81
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The Clippings series, 1962 to 2006, is primarily concerned with elections, legislation, contemporary issues affecting the state and the nation, and people of interest to the DPSC.

Dates: 1962-2006

Spence, Floyd, 1968-2001

 File — Box 38
Scope and Contents From the Series: Clippings consist of news articles related to conventions, elections, and issues, 1940 to 2002. Convention clippings document both Republican and Democratic conventions. Early Republican convention clippings are represented by competing Republican factions from 1940 to 1950. Election clippings are arranged by type and year and include general assembly, local, congressional, presidential and state office elections. Issues are arranged topically and consist of reference files representing a...
Dates: 1968-2001

Spence, Floyd D.

 File — Box 4
Scope and Contents From the Series: Topical files are divided into several sub-series. Beaufort County Board of Elections and Voter Registration files document Shorey’s role as an appointed member of the Board from 1994 to 2002. Files 1992 to 1994 relate Shorey’s interest in the activities of an earlier body, the Voter Registration and Election Task Force.Campaign files cover elections 1952 to 2020 and are subdivided into races for national and South Carolina offices. The bulk of materials consist of mailings to...
Dates: 1948-2019

Spence, Floyd D., 1970-1978

 File — Box 38
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

The Ernest F. Hollings files contain Workman’s notes from Hollings’ gubernatorial press conferences, 1959-1961, gubernatorial campaign of 1958, and primary campaign for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate in 1962 (including transcripts of television appearances). The George Bell Timmerman and Donald Russell files also contain gubernatorial press conference notes and speeches.

Dates: 1970-1978

Floyd Davidson Spence Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-FDS
Abstract This large collection primarily documents Floyd Davidson Spence's tenure serving South Carolina's 2nd District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1971-2001, where he chaired the Committee on National Security, later renamed the Committee on Armed Services (1995-2000). Spence served in the S.C. House of Representatives (Lexington County) from 1957-1962, when he announced he was leaving the Democratic Party and would run for Congress as a Republican, making him the first notable office...
Dates: 1928 - 2007

Workman and Spence Campaigns, 1962

 File — Box 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: Campaign materials primarily document Boineau’s 1961 election victory and consist largely of congratulatory letters. Two folders combine T.V. scripts and other press related materials for both Boineau’s 1961 contest and the 1962 Workman for Senate race with campaign advertising materials from the Republican National Committee. Of particular note in the campaign series, is the file “Civil Action, Boineau, et al v. Thornton, et al, 1964.” While only few items are found, it provides evidence of...
Dates: 1962