Hal Gulliver papers, 1960-1982

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322


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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Gulliver, Hal.
Title: Hal Gulliver papers, 1960-1982
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1473
Extent: 2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Abstract:Papers of journalist Hal Gulliver, including newspaper clippings, notes, and correspondence with notable Georgians, such as Jimmy Carter.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Purchased from Kenneth Mallory Bookseller, 2019.

Custodial History

Purchased from a dealer; provenance and custodial history are unknown.


[after identification of item(s)], Hal Gulliver papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Appraisal Note

Acquired by Curator of Modern Political and Historical Collections, Randy Gue, as part of the Rose Library’s holdings in modern politics and journalism.


Arranged and described at the collection level by Brenna Edwards, June 2019. The materials have been left in their original order and original folder titles were transcribed.

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Collection Description

Biographical Note

Hal Gulliver was an editor and columnist for the Atlanta Constitution (Georgia) from circa 1970-1982, with a focus on the Georgia political scene and Jimmy Carter’s presidential campaign. His book, The Southern Strategy (1971), co-authored with Reg Murphy, discusses Jimmy Carter’s 1970 gubernatorial campaign, as well as Richard Nixon’s presidential campaign. Gulliver also wrote a mystery novel, Kill with Style (1974), and published a compilation of essays from his time at the Atlanta Constitution, titled A Friendly Tongue (1984).

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of journalist Hal Gulliver from 1960-1982 and contains subject files and the subject files include correspondence with notable Georgians relating to the Atlanta Constitution (Georgia), news clippings, and Jimmy Carter campaign travel notes. These travel notes contain news clippings relating to campaign stops and election updates. There are also materials related to Gulliver’s mystery novel, Kill with Style (1974), as well as personal correspondence (1975-1982).

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record format.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
2 18 1981-Y
2 3 1981-Z
2 21 Annual Report, Public Relations Office, for the Academic Year 1960-1961
2 1 Atlanta Week in Review
2 10 August 1976
1 6 Bob Steed
2 13 Book, Manuscripts, etc. (Other than Gulliver’s)
1 9 Camp David Summit brochure 1978, September (G)
1 18 Carter Book and Peek-Easy Murders
2 20 Dog Bite Case
2 11 GOP Counties Ding-August 15-20, 1976
2 4 Gulliver Reproduction of columns, articles, speeches, etc.
2 15 Gulliver-Current Bio & Pics
1 3 Gulliver-family correspondence
1 8 Gulliver-Letter of Congratulations 1975
1 4 Gulliver, Hal, Miscellaneous Clippings
2 16 Gulliver, outdated bio & pics
2 5 Hal Gulliver-Personal-1982 Miscellaneous Correspondence
2 14 Kill with Style
1 7 Letters of Sympathy, H. S. Gulliver Senior
1 1 M 1976, M 1975
1 10 M 1977
1 2 Milken, Bill
1 17 Montgomery, September 1975
1 13 Morgan, Charles 1976-Equal Justice Under Law (G)
2 8 New Hampshire October 1975
1 11 P 1974
1 12 P 1975
2 12 P 1978
1 16 P 1979
1 14 Peterson, Peter G (G)
1 5 Tennessee-Election 1970
2 22 V 1976
2 23 V 1977
2 2 V 1979
1 20 V 1980
2 19 W 1975
1 19 W-1976
2 17 W-1977
1 15 Washington March 26-29, 1974
2 9 Washington, October 1975
2 6 X, Y, Z 1982
2 7 X, Y, Z 1979-1980