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Papers of William B. Spong, 1957-1988.

Author: William B SpongAlexander M BichelDan DanielRichard J DavisThomas N DowningAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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The collection contains correspondence, campaign material, topical files, speeches and articles, audio and computer tapes and microfilm.
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Named Person: Arthur Ashe; G Harrold Carswell; Abe Fortas; Clement F Haynsworth, Jr.; Daniel A Manion; A Willis Robertson; Ian Douglas Smith; William B Spong; William Lloyd Scott; Arthur Ashe; G Harrold Carswell; Abe Fortas; Clement F Haynsworth, Jr.; Daniel A Manion; A Willis Robertson; William Lloyd Scott; Ian Douglas Smith
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William B Spong; Alexander M Bichel; Dan Daniel; Richard J Davis; Thomas N Downing; Thomas F Eagleton; Mills E Godwin; Porter Hardy; A Linwood Holton; Henry E Howell; John O Marsh, Jr.; Andrew P Miller; Richard H Poff; Lewis F Powell; J Sargeant Reynolds; J Kenneth Robinson; David E Satterfield; William F Stone; William M Tuck; A.H. Robins Company.
OCLC Number: 647826998
Description: 19000 items : (35 shelf ft.)
Other Titles: Excellence in education, a blueprint for Virginia's future.
Halfway home, a long way to go.
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The collection contains correspondence, campaign material, topical files, speeches and articles, audio and computer tapes and microfilm.

Spong's career in the Virginia General Assembly is represented by constituent mail and files from the Virginia Commission on Public Education, 1958-1962. There are campaign files from his Senatorial races in 1966 and 1972. His term in the Senate is represented by files pertaining to legislative issues, particularly campaign financing and Supreme Court nominations.

Also public education in Virginia, environmental issues particularly the Four Mile Run Flood Control Project and the Salem Church Dam, toxic substance control, no-fault automobile insurance, hunger in Virginia, the Middle East, illegal drug traffic, school desegregation, Portsmouth, Va., voting rights, the University of Virginia student strike of 1970, the Vietnamese conflict, presidential war powers, and the District of Columbia.

There are also 9 volumes of Senate roll calls and microfilm of retained copies of letters sent to constituents.

In addition there are files from his deanship at the William and Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law; activities in the Virginia Bar Association; and service on the Commission on the Organization of the Government for the Conduct of Foreign Policy; the Governor's Commission on Virginia's Future; the Institute for Congress; and the United States Circuit Judge Nominating Commission.

There are miscellaneous post Senatorial topical files, chiefly on Virginia issues and civic activities, and general and topical correspondence files containing letters from leading Virginia and national political figures.

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