David Donovan papers

David Donovan papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
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 U.S. Army during 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, and Vietnam War memorabilia. The correspondence includes fan mail, Vietnam war letters, and correspondence with publishers.


Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

David Donovan papers, ms3701, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
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
 
9Correspondence- Vietnam letters to wife, undated
 
10-11"Once A Warrior King" original notes and research
 
12"Once A Warrior King" galley proofs pages 1-156
 
13"Once A Warrior King" galley proofs pages 157-314
 
BoxFolder
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
 
BoxFolder
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
 
5Vietnam War memorabilia
 
6Photographs
 
OS Box
1Pershing Rifles medals and decorations in shadow box
 
Athens Banner-Herald moon landing issue, 1969 July 21
 
Varsity restaurant carhop number card
 
University of Georgia freshman dorm room key from Reed Hall, 1963-1964