HERBERS, JOHN.
John Herbers papers, 1950-1996

Emory University

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

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zf8n


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Herbers, John.
Title: John Herbers papers, 1950-1996
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 806
Extent: 7.5 linear feet (13 boxes) and 1 oversized papers box (OP)
Abstract:Personal and professional papers of New York Times journalist John Herbers including business and family correspondence, subject files, and writings.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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

Source

Gift, 1998.

Citation

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


Collection Description

Biographical Note

John Herbers (1923-) graduated from Emory University in 1949 with a B.A. in journalism. While at Emory, he worked for the Phoenix and the Wheel. He began his journalism career with the Greenwood, Mississippi Morning Star where he worked for eighteen months. Herbers then worked for the Jackson, Mississippi Daily News. In 1952, he joined the United Press International, eventually becoming the Jackson Bureau manager. Herbers began his career with the New York Times in 1964 and worked there until his retirement in 1987. Herbers also published several books including The Lost Priority, No Thank You Mr. President, and The New Heartland.

John Herbers (1923-) graduated from Emory University in 1949 with a B.A. in journalism. While at Emory, he worked for the Phoenix and the Wheel. He began his journalism career with the Greenwood, Mississippi Morning Star where he worked for eighteen months. Herbers then worked for the Jackson, Mississippi Daily News. In 1952, he joined the United Press International, eventually becoming the Jackson Bureau manager. Herbers began his career with the New York Times in 1964 and worked there until his retirement in 1987. Herbers also published several books including The Lost Priority, No Thank You Mr. President, and The New Heartland.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the personal and professional papers of John Herbers from 1950-1996. Series 1 includes Herbers' New York Times correspondence and family correspondence. Series 2 consists of subject files primarily covering Herbers' years at the New York Times Washington Bureau, the civil rights movement, and the Nixon presidency. Series 3 consists of correspondence and reviews concerning his books, as well as a collection of all his bylines from the New York Times.

Arrangement Note

Organized into three series: (1) Correspondence, (2) Subject files, and (3) Writings.


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