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 folders on Bill Clinton are many from Riley’s service on a 2001 panel selecting an Irish university to serve as the home for the William J. Clinton Centre for American Studies.
- c. 1898 - 2018
From the Collection: 138 Linear Feet (138 boxes)
- From the Collection: Riley, Richard W. (Richard Wilson) (Person)
- From the Collection: Riley, Ann Yarborough (Person)
- From the Collection: Riley, Edward Patterson, 1900-1994 (Person)
Part of the South Carolina Political Collections Repository
Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library
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University of South Carolina
Columbia SC 29208 USA