Riley, Richard W. (Richard Wilson)
Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: 3
Scope and Contents From the Series: Campaign, 1971-1988, chiefly documents Bass’s 1978 run for Congress. Topical files represent Bass’s positions on key issues from abortion to labor. In particular, Bass championed environmental issues and received much correspondence related to nuclear waste and the Russell Dam. After his defeat, condolence letters poured in from citizen supporters and politicians, including Vice President Walter Mondale and Senator Ernest F. Hollings. Other files document Bass’s involvement with various...
Dates: Other: 1971-1988
Abstract Ann Osteen Yarborough Riley served as South Carolina's First Lady from 1979 until 1987. She was known not only for her gracious hospitality and warmth, but for her work toward improving South Carolina's educational system and her active involvement in the Governor's Mansion renovations.
Dates: c. 1880s-2008, bulk 1978-1988
Collection Description From the Collection: Mrs. Riley's papers consist of Public papers relating to her work as First Lady of South Carolina, as well as Personal papers, Speeches, Clippings, and a small number of photographs. The Public papers particularly document her leadership on education issues and her active involvement in the Governor's Mansion renovations. Personal papers and photographs include material on Mrs. Riley’s family and family history. The Speeches series includes many on subjects close to Mrs. Riley's heart,...
Dates: c. 1880s-2008, bulk 1978-1988
Campaign Records, 1977 - 1978, Gubernatorial Campaign (Dorn lost to Richard Riley in the Democratic Primary)
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Campaign Files, 1938-1994, are particularly rich and contain valuable information on Dorn’s races and other local, statewide, and national campaigns. A half a box of material covers Dorn’s 1948 Senate campaign and document his attacks upon Judge Waties Waring and his belief that Maybank’s financial assets were a prime factor in his loss. The 1954 material includes voluminous mailings from the Democratic National Committee. Dorn considered initiating a write-in campaign challenging Brown for the...
Dates: 1977 - 1978, Gubernatorial Campaign (Dorn lost to Richard Riley in the Democratic Primary)
File — Box: 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: Personal papers consist primarily of campaign records, 1975 to 1994, with the bulk of the material dating from Patterson’s races for Congress in 1986, 1988, 1990, and 1992. The campaign files demonstrate the publicity efforts, fundraising, and strategy used in her campaigns. Materials include event planning files, issue files, Democratic Party campaign and Get Out the Vote strategies, and polls and other research. Included in the 1992 campaign materials are files on Bill Clinton’s campaign, for...
Abstract Ted Riley served as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Western District of South Carolina, 1933-1952, with an interlude of service in the Navy during World War II. In 1953, he became the Greenville County Attorney. Always active in Democratic Party politics, Riley chaired the Greenville County Democratic Party Executive Committee, 1954-1955, and the South Carolina Democratic Party for two terms, 1960-1964. Riley played an important role in John F. Kennedy's 1960 Presidential election. Riley...
"Ernest Money," fundraising drive headed by former SC governor Dick Riley begun in the summer of 1983
File — Box: 630
Collection Description From the Sub-Series: Description of Materials for 1984 Presidential Campaign The almost eleven feet of Presidential Campaign records consist of campaign organization files that include communication and strategy documents, correspondence, financial records, persons files, state files, and topical files. Most of the material is dated between January 1983 and March 1984. General and campaign organization files offer a good deal of insight into the campaign. For example, although Hollings'...
File — Box: 45
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Elections series, 1944 to 2008, consists of records documenting the work of the party in Democratic campaigns for public office at the local, state, and national levels. Primary, general, and special elections are all represented in this series, which is arranged by year. Records in this series include filing forms, correspondence, informational materials about candidates, documents on campaign strategy and activities, campaign fundraising materials, voter registration materials, and...
Abstract A native of Columbia, South Carolina and a lifetime advocate for religious liberty, Flynn Thomas Harrell was born in 1934. Raised as a Baptist, Harrell learned early on of the Baptist belief in the separation of church and state. Harrell became enamored with the idea and has dedicated his life to the study and promotion of religious liberty. While his formal education was in accounting and his official work in finance and government, Harrell maintained a robust and fulfilling connection to the...
General, 1980 cont., July-1983, February [includes letters from Earle E. Morris, Jr. and Richard W. Riley]
File — Box: 28
Scope and Contents From the Series: Personal Papers is the largest series in the collection. Major topics include Zeigler’s work with Big Brothers and numerous cultural institutions in Florence, his education in Florence public schools and at Harvard Law, his service in the U.S. Navy, his family, his writings, and his involvement with the State Board of Corrections. His family files comprise two linear feet and include significant correspondence with his wife and mother, among other family members. The most recent additions to...
Dates: 1980 cont., July-1983, February [includes letters from Earle E. Morris, Jr. and Richard W. Riley]