David Donovan papers

David Donovan papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Donovan, David
Title: David Donovan papers
Dates: 1960-2012
Quantity: 1.5 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Coll. Number: ms3701

Biographical/Historical Note

David Donovan is the pseudonym of Terry T. Turner, formerly a professor of urology and cell biology, now Professor Emeritus at the University of Virginia. He grew up in Colquitt County, Georgia, the son of Otis and Donita Turner. He received his Ph.D from the University of Georgia in 1974. After serving as 1st Lieutenant in the Army of the Vietnam War, he wrote a book about his experiences called Once A Warrior King. He was with the Mobile Advisory Team in Tram Chim village in the Mekong Delta. turner's second book, Murphy Station, deals with his growing up in small town in the South during the 1950s and 1960s.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of correspondence, manuscript drafts, printed material, photographs, CDs, and Vietnam War memorabilia. The correspondence includes fan mail and correspondence with publishers.

Index Terms

Drafts (documents)
Soldiers--United States--Biography.
United States--Armed Forces--Officers
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

David Donovan papers, ms 3701. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1960
2Correspondence, 1961
3Correspondence with publishers, 1983-1989
4Correspondence- Ivan Mogull Music Corp., 1984-1985
5Correspondence- Ivan Mogull Music Corp., 1985
6Correspondence- Ivan Mogull Music Corp., 1986-1987
7Correspondence- Ivan Mogull Music Corp., 1988-1994
8Correspondence- Ivan Mogull Music Corp., 1995-2012, no date
9-10"Once A Warrior King" original notes and research
11"Once A Warrior King" galley proofs pages 1-156
12"Once A Warrior King" galley proofs pages 157-314
21"Murphy Station" original draft pages 1-100, 2003
2"Murphy Station" original draft pages 101-200, 2003
3"Murphy Station" original draft pages 201-300, 2003
4"Murphy Station" original draft pages 301-400, 2003
5"Murphy Station" original draft pages 401-500, 2003
6"Murphy Station" original draft pages 501-600, 2003
7"Murphy Station" original draft pages 601-719, 2003
8"Murphy Station" publisher edits, 2009
31"Murphy Station" manuscript pages 1-109, 2009
2"Murphy Station" manuscript pages 110-218, 2009
3"Murphy Station" manuscript pages 219-328, 2009
4Printed material/clippings, 1985-1990, no date
5Vietnam War memorabilia
7Media- CD's of "Murphy Station" as sent to press and final draft