Biography and History

A graduate of Princeton University (Class of 1921), Richard Halliburton wrote a number of best-sellers based on his travel adventures. In fact, he is considered a pioneer of adventure journalism.

Source: From the finding aid for C0284

  • Wesley Halliburton Correspondence. 1939-1950 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0284

    Consists of four small groups of correspondence between Wesley Halliburton and others after the death of his famous son Richard in 1939. Richard Halliburton was a celebrated adventurer and author known, among other things, for having swum the length of the Panama Canal.